Category Archives: Learning resources

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 … Continue reading

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Filing taxes — last minute how to tips for college students

Ah taxes … part of entering the world of adults is beginning that lifelong dance with filing taxes. If you had a job in high school, mom and dad may have taken care of your dealings with the IRS, but … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Final exam time: Last minute study tips to ace your exams

If your final exam schedule is bearing down on you like a freight train with the breaks out, then you need some serious studying tips. Success with finals is about more than studying, though. It’s also about physical and psychological … Continue reading

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Neil DeGrasse Tyson reboots Carl Sagan TV series Cosmos

Along with Bill Nye (who, according to reports from news sources, is his best friend), Neil DeGrasse Tyson is a voice championing science educator. While Nye duked it out with Creation Museum founder Ken Ham in a creationism vs. evolution … Continue reading

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Get it while it lasts: Take $15 off your purchase of $150 at CengageBrain.com

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 … Continue reading

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One week only: 2 eChapters for the price of 1 at CengageBrain.com

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). … Continue reading

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College sports and academics: Reading level of student athletes

The revelation by University of North Carolina (UNC) whistleblower Mary Willingham that some college athletes read at a grade school level has received much attention. Willingham was a learning specialist in the Academic Support Program for Student Athletes at UNC. … Continue reading

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Hurry and get 10% off print textbooks at CengageBrain.com

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 … Continue reading

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The consequences of buying a term paper from a custom writing paper mill: Plagiarizing by any other name

Many a student facing a deadline has thought about buying their term paper from a custom writing service, also known as a paper mill. But what they may not realize is that if they turn in that paper as their … Continue reading

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