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You ask, we answer: My grades are jumping off the deep end?!

Dear Jay, My grades aren’t doing so hot. I’ve had my first set of quizzes and midterms and I thought I did okay, but now I’m pretty sure my professor had to go out and buy a new set of red pens. It’s pretty bad. I should be able to pass this quarter if I […]

You ask, we answer: Help! My roommate is the WORST!

Hey Jay, I have a #$*@% for a roommate. I’m talking Regina George and the Joker smushed into one. PURE EVIL!!! She has people over all the time, stays in the bathroom for a really long time when I have to go to class and she plays with her toes. I mean, it looks like […]

Create a digital portfolio: Your job search strategy is out of date

Just when you thought you had it all figured out, new data shows that what you thought was important in your job search may not be what recruiters and employers are looking for. We’ve already seen evidence in the past that your college GPA doesn’t have that much impact on your job search, but a […]

You ask, we answer: I hate my major! What should I do?

Dear Jay, I hate my major. Accounting and I are like Taylor Swift and Katy Perry. We tried but it isn’t going to work for us. Don’t worry though… there’s no bad blood….we are just never EVER EVER getting back together. Get the picture? …at least before it burns 😉 So I know for next […]

How to Best Handle Group Projects in College

As a senior in college, I know that group projects are inevitable. Recently, I worked with a partner on a presentation on early American designers. Although we finalized what each of us were going to do, she didn’t send me her information until 2 A.M. – the night before the presentation. I woke up extra […]

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Right now you’re probably more acclimated to the new semester and are getting a solid start on the projects and research papers your professors have assigned….or so we hope. Regardless of where you stand, CengageBrain.com wants you to know that they are still here to help you get your classroom essentials for that big paper […]

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February is about to approach, and you STILL haven’t gotten your supplies for the Spring 2014 semester? No problem. Life can be hectic and it’s not uncommon for college students to procrastinate (we’re not fools, we know how college works). The good news is that just because you ended up getting a late start on […]

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As college students begin their Spring 2014 semester, we at CengageBrain.com can’t help but wonder whether students have decided to take the digital route with their textbooks or have opted to stick with good old fashioned print textbooks. In case you’re still deciding, we have some great reasons why it would be best for you […]

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While receiving a college degree will help provide numerous opportunities for your future in the workforce, it can be a costly item that doesn’t come easy. Sure, student loans can help alleviate the pain of college costs…for now. But down the road you’ll be required to pay back those loans, and the odds of you […]

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When it comes to college courses, there is one item that students might not be able to live without: textbooks. The downfall is that each of your books weighs almost 5 pounds! While you might get a great workout carrying them across campus, it becomes a tiring process over time. The great news is that […]