Category Archives: Learning resources

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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 … Continue reading

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How to organize your life documents: Student tips for keeping track of important paperwork

Now that you’re in college you may have noticed that you have to learn how to organize your life. It’s not enough to master math, English, and the skills required in your major. The paperwork in your life is beginning … Continue reading

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Honor Code vs. paper mill: Know the academic and ethical penalties

Student success depends on making ethical choices during your college years. The reasons for buying a term paper online and passing it off as your own are many, not the least of which is that starting your adult life off … Continue reading

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A new semester can mean a brand new you. Try new things. Buy new clothes. If you are still ‘undecided’ on a college major, that’s okay. This gives you an opportunity to explore electives and find out what your true … Continue reading

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Tips for traveling abroad—how to blend in.

You’ve signed up for foreign study. While you are traveling abroad to broaden your experiences and learn, you also don’t want to stand out as a tourist. After all, part of the experience is the immersion into another culture. The … Continue reading

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Can you say, “Plagiarize?”: Why custom writing and buying a term paper from a paper mill is a bad idea

By far one of the most stressful experiences for a student is writing a term paper, research project or essay. The idea is to write based on your own work and not to plagiarize (steal) the work of others. No … Continue reading

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Happy 2014 students! As January arrives, many people have their New Years’ resolutions top of mind. Maybe you’re hoping to get in better shape this year. Or even hoping to do more traveling in the upcoming year. Why not include … Continue reading

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Kindle books, iPad or paper: Good books to read during the winter holidays

Now that finals are done, your time is your own during the winter holidays. Need something to do? How about curling up with a good book? Whether you prefer paper, Kindle books or filling your iPad with books from the … Continue reading

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Interview etiquette: How to write a thank you email after a job interview

No matter how informal the job interview might have seemed, you should always – and I mean always – send the person or persons who interviewed you a thank you note of some kind. Whether it is an email, a typed letter … Continue reading

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Basic Interview Guide: How to Score Your Ideal Job or Internship

These days, getting an interview is a feat upon itself. Competition for jobs and even internships can be fierce, so it’s important to put time and energy into preparing for the interview process in order to score your ideal job. … Continue reading

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