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5 Simple Socializing Steps for First-Year College Students

College life should not only consist of study. Did you know that the social connections you make in college could set the stage for the rest of your life? Glenn Sparks of Purdue University conducted studies on college friendships. His take? "College is a key time for generating close friends." A separate survey brings up […]

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5 Innovative Careers That Will See Rise in 2017

Many parents are often traditional and consider that the best option for their children is to go for traditional careers; however there are many other innovative options. Thanks to the advancement of new technologies, there are many other careers that can be just as profitable and fun, interesting and at the forefront. Surprisingly, no careers […]

Paper Books vs E-Books – Ease of Reading

Generally, most of us love to read books. Book reading is a good habit that is followed by a number of people around the world. Starting from a kid to an elderly person, everyone read different books in different stages of their life. A number of authors wrote a number of books on a number […]

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5 Simple Socializing Steps for First-Year College Students

College life should not only consist of study. Did you know that the social connections you make in college could set the stage for the rest of your life? Glenn Sparks of Purdue University conducted studies on college friendships. His take? "College is a key time for generating close friends." A separate survey brings up […]

5 Things to Avoid Your Freshman Year of College

To paraphrase a line from Charles Dickens, freshman year in college can be both the best and worst of times. Luckily, millions of people have been there before you and made all the mistakes first. The trick is to see if you can benefit from another’s experience or prefer to learn everything the hard way. […]

How Do I College? A How-To Guide for Incoming Freshmen

One of the most exciting and rewarding experiences that an individual can have is going to college and attaining a degree. However, it’s important to know that entering college for the first time can be a very nerve-wracking experience. Below you’ll find a few strategies you can implement to make your transition into college more […]

Returning to College after Taking Time Off

Whether it’s the lucky ones who’ve done the gap year the millennial way by traveling around the world …, … or you’ve simply had to take a break to work for your tuition, life rarely offers a linear path to most of us, and college students of any age are no exception. There are those […]

How to Get a Secondary Education on a Budget

If you are interested in pursuing a better career path, ensuring you have the proper education and the right qualifications is probably very important to you. While getting educated is a goal for many, you might be concerned about how much you’ll spend to get a good secondary education. It’s true college today can be […]

Test Time: How to Kill Your Pre-Test Jitters

Stress always comes along with being tested, whether you’ve prepared well or not. If you really care about doing well; worrying is inevitable. The mechanism of stress exists to help raise motivation and the ability to work harder. In some, however, it tends to get out of hand and to become counterproductive. If you feel […]