Entries by CengageBrain

Does your seat in class affect your grade? Decide what seat is the perfect spot for you

Before you take a seat on the first day of class, you may want to consider the importance of classroom real estate – your grade may depend on it! Although there are no proven studies that connect classroom proximity to success, your placement in the classroom determines how you interact with your classmates and most […]

America’s Top TA 2013 Competition by CengageBrain awards impactful TAs with scholarships in their names

Teaching assistants from UAB, UIUC and MSU voted favorite in the nation This spring, college students from around the country were able to nominate and vote for America’s Top TA by CengageBrain. Today, the three winners are finally in with a combined total of over 750 votes. Congratulations to: Megan Sugrue – University of Alabama […]

Summer sounds good to us — Free 3-day Lollapalooza passes are up for grabs!

Total and complete lack of summer adventure plans have you a bit bummed out? Think squandering all your money on Spring Break may have been an epic fail? Well, don’t you sweat it just yet! Summer sounds good to us! Especially when the sounds of summer are going to be in Grant Park : Chicago, […]

Tired of being harassed by your parents?

College counseling at its best.

Because I’m Smart…

Technically, it’s not wrong. A+!

Cengage Learning offering $2,500 A Slice of Life scholarship: Show us how you learn!

You know that there’s more than one way to peel an orange, so of course there’s more than one way to learn too! Join Cengage Learning’s A Slice of Life contest by submitting a quick, 1 or 2 minute video for a chance to score an awesome scholarship. And don’t be stingy with the creativity! In your video, […]

Enter our March Madness “Shoot and Score” photo contest for a chance to win $500!

Shoot and Score a Chance at $500 Are you the ultimate college basketball fan? Do you find March Madness less of a catchy tag-line for a college basketball tournament and more of a lifestyle commitment? Does your pre-game prep include your lucky jersey, face paint, and hair dye? Then you are EXACTLY who we’re looking […]

New school year, new experiences to boost your student advantage

“There’s a whole world out there” is probably something you’ve heard people say. And it’s so true. Maybe you spent the first half of the school year playing it safe, getting to know the school and adjusting to dorm life. But college campuses and nearby towns have hundreds of activities and things to do to […]

From student health to study habits: What not to do when starting the new school year

You got through the first semester – phew! But another semester is looming. Friends, parents, and older siblings who have done it all before are hammering you with advice on how to handle dorm life, student health, study habits, avoiding plagiarism, and mental health awareness. To avoid causing yourself unneeded stress this semester, here are […]

Post holiday blues: How to have fun on a college budget in the new year

If the holiday spending spree has left you feeling post-festivities withdrawal, no need to despair. Just because your wallet seems vacuum-dried, it doesn’t mean you have to stay home alone munching on ramen for the next month. Here are some tips on how to have fun after the holidays without spending a bundle. Organize a […]