Category Archives: College success tips

How to search for images to use in research papers and blog posts

Students who want to add images to their research papers and portfolio examples must be aware of the rules about copyright. When creating web-based content your image search will be easier now that Getty Images has made thousands of their … Continue reading

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Money matters: How to save money, pay off debt and student loans fast

College is the time when you dedicate yourself to learning about things that will help you for the rest of your life. That’s also true when it comes to money matters. Now that you’re managing your own money you need … Continue reading

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Share Your Thoughts on College, We’ll Share Your Professor’s.

As a college student, you obviously have thoughts on college. Thoughts on college related to the classroom, your job and your relationships with friends and family. Juggling it all can be challenging, we at CengageBrain get that, you don’t have … Continue reading

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After a bad midterm exam: College tips to improve academics

Bad midterms are not the end of the world. Student success doesn’t hinge on one test. There are ways for college students to improve study habits and get a better grade on your subsequent tests and final exam. Did you … Continue reading

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What to do if you have failed a class in college

Your college plans probably included making a lot of new friends, creating some epic memories and, of course, blowing your professors’ minds with your awesome intellect. But sometimes those plans go awry, and you find yourself having failed a class … Continue reading

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What should I major in and does it matter?

You picked a college, got in and thought the hard decisions were behind you. But there is still that little wrinkle of picking a college major. You know … that decision that will determine the entire course of the rest … Continue reading

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College student health services get boost from health marketplace: Last call for buying insurance

On Tuesday, February 25, 2014 Vice President Joe Biden appeared on the television show, The View. His appearance on the popular talk show centered in part on voicing a last call to sign up for health insurance in the health … Continue reading

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Spring car maintenance—DIY tips for college students

It’s been a long, cold winter— what the heck is an artic vortex anyway?— and while you might think you bore the brunt of it trudging uphill, both ways, in snow to class, your wheels probably took some abuse as … Continue reading

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Campus safety tips for college students

College life is supposed to be a fun place for both learning and social interaction. But as with any place where large numbers of people gather, there are safety concerns for your property and yourself. According to RAINN (Rape, Abuse … Continue reading

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How to pay attention in class—tips for college students

A little daydreaming now and then isn’t so bad, but if you are fading out during class or when it is time to study, you will surely wish you hadn’t when exam time rolls around. So how to pay attention … Continue reading

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