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5 Important Benefits of Private Tutoring for Students

There are several reasons why parents choose tutoring for their children. Some parents usually feel they are unable to assist their kids with schoolwork. Others usually find that their children are more receptive to handle school struggles with the help of another person. Tutoring is important for children because it can help to boost confidence, […]

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Effective Ways to Improve Your Team’s Motivation at College

Sports and group activities are a vital aspect of the college experience. Whether you are on the volleyball team, intramural Rugby team, on the speech team, or a group assigned a project, working together for a common goal teaches valuable life lessons and experience that can’t be taught in a classroom or book. But, there […]

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5 Ways to Make Studying More Productive

Have you ever found yourself studying and noticed you’ve been staring at the same page for the past hour? This can sometimes be the case when you’re losing concentration, becoming easily distracted or simply getting bored of studying. If it often feels like nothing is sticking and you’re wasting time when you’re studying, then you […]

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Study Tips for College Students

You might think that because you have graduated high school, you have a pretty good grasp of how to study effectively. However, when you go to college, you will no longer be living with your parents or guardians, and thus you will not have anyone standing over you and making you put in the long […]

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A Breath of Fresh Air: How to Stay Active Whilst Studying

You’re a few months into your first year at college, the workload has picked up and you find yourself spending all your time either in lecture room, the library or in your dorm studying. It’s easy to imagine and hard to avoid. In the winter months especially, when days are shorter and temperatures colder, it’s […]

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Savvy Study Skills for College Students

Whether you’re starting your first semester of college or returning for another year, you’ve probably spent some time thinking about how to succeed in your classes. There are many different approaches to studying — our minds learn so differently that there couldn’t possibly be a one-way-fits-all method. Therefore, it can take some trial and error […]

4 Study Tools for Students That Want to Increase Their GPA

A good GPA is a requirement if you want to go to college. Some community colleges are now starting to require a minimum high school GPA for admission. If your career aspirations involve going to college or getting a technical or vocational education at a community college, you will need to have a certain minimum […]