Entries by Nicole Reinard

Meet the 2014 Tillman Military Scholars

In recognition of service, leadership and academic excellence, the Pat Tillman Foundation is proud to announce 58 U.S. service members, veterans and military spouses as their 2014 Tillman Military Scholars. The recent class will receive over $1.4 million in scholarships to pursue their higher education dreams. They will also continue to service in their fields, […]

Learn how you can start a campaign with charity: water

Did you know that there are 748 million people worldwide who are without clean water? As hard as that number is to imagine, just look at it this way: one in nine people on the planet don’t have access to the most basic of human needs. Thankfully charity: water exists and is looking to decrease […]

Accomplishments of the Student Conservation Association (SCA) from 2014

Each year, thousands of high school and college students across the United States engage in opportunities to improve the environments they reside in with the Student Conservation Association (SCA). Whether it’s working in national parks, marine sanctuaries, cultural landmarks or urban green spaces, they make improvements while simultaneously learning about conservation and sustainability of the […]

Join the Extra Credit Program by CengageBrain to Buy, Give, and Save

Want to save money on your college textbooks AND donate money to a charity of your choice? Now you can! The CengageBrain.com Extra Credit Program lets you do both at once! Trust me – doing something good for humanity will not only make you feel good, it might even bring you some good karma.

Group partner, bad. CengageBrain, good. Why chance it?

I can remember group projects from college all too well. Some were good. Some were bad. Some were just plain ugly. There was always at least one group partner who never seemed to do any of the work and didn’t seem to care about helping anyone but themselves. Is there anyone you can think of […]

Top 10 CengageBrain blog posts for 2014

Happy New Year! 2014 was full of a plethora of excellent and interesting blog posts for CengageBrain. We thought we’d take a stroll down memory lane and tell you which of our blog posts were most popular for the year of 2014.

Let CengageBrain help you prepare for your big exam

It’s exam day. You’ve been preparing for your Business Law exam for over three weeks now so you’re feeling very confident that an “A” is in your future. You wake up in the morning with no problems. Your alarm goes off, you’re feeling well rested – everything seems to be going just right. You eat […]

Why chance it with your back to school needs?

I’m sure you remember awhile back when you sat down to register for this semester’s classes, right? Maybe? Anyway, I’m sure you had this idea in your head that you were going to be very strategic about how you schedule your classes for school. You were very careful to make sure you wouldn’t have any […]

Congratulations to our finals survival kit winners!

Last month we held a contest allowing college students to share why they were most deserving of a finals survival kit. We at CengageBrain were so overwhelmed by the number of participants who shared their comments with us on the blog, but after a very, very tough decision, we chose five lucky recipients of the […]

Holiday etiquette: Don’t do these 10 things

The holiday season is officially underway, and you’re probably thinking of everything you must do – buy presents for family and friends, decorate your living space, and so on. But have you thought about what you DON’T do? Having the right holiday etiquette when you sit down to chow down will go a long way. […]