Author Archives: Nicole Reinard

Freshman 15 facts for college students

Heading off to college is an exciting time for freshmen all around. You’ll be entering a new and different environment than what you were used to in high school. This can be both a good and bad thing. When I … Continue reading

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10 must-haves for your college survival kit

As you prepare to head off to college next month, you’re probably starting to wonder what in the world is essential for your college survival kit, right? No need to panic. I’ve been in your shoes before so I understand … Continue reading

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What college students need to know about sleep

There is no denying that one of the biggest issues college students face is not getting enough sleep. What they may not know is how much it negatively impacts not just their bodies but also their brains. And as much … Continue reading

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How to build leadership skills in college

You may not know who I am, but one thing you should know about me is that I was extremely shy during high school. I was afraid of what people might think of me if I spoke up with my … Continue reading

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Apply for the Student Engagement Advocate Program by Cengage Learning!

Looking to sharpen your business and presentation skills? Build your resume? AND get paid for it? If you’re interested in educating your campus on new and exciting Cengage Learning technology products, then you should apply for Cengage Learning’s Student Engagement … Continue reading

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Earn $250 per month in Cengage Learning’s 21 Voices research program!

Do you ever feel that, as a college student, your voice is not heard? That schools and companies care more about their own interests than yours? If so, this is a great chance for you to change that by applying … Continue reading

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Vote for the best “Instructor for a Day” video

Students were asked to submit a short video to YouTube that answers the question, “How would you engage your students?” if they were the instructor for a day. By creating a one- to two-minute video, students showed us what they … Continue reading

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Enter the “Instructor for a Day” Video Contest!

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to reverse roles with your instructor? What might you do differently (or even the same!) to make your students more engaged? This dream of yours has a chance of coming true, along … Continue reading

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Nominate Your Instructor for CengageBrain’s Greatest Professor Award!

Show your appreciation for your favorite college instructor! Nominate your instructor for the CengageBrain Greatest Professor Award and we’ll create five honorary $500 scholarships in their name! Why should you nominate your instructor? It’s a win-win! You recognize your instructor’s … Continue reading

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Congratulations 2014 Alternative Spring Break Contest Winners!

Back in February we began a search for a group of students, who were willing to spend their spring break serving those in need. Students who were looking to utilize their leadership skills to make an impact in the community … Continue reading

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