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Focusing Strategies for Online Learning

Mar 27, 2014 No Comments by

We’re in it—the Digital Age. And it’s all too easy to lose focus while studying for your online courses. Here comes another Facebook notification. A 50% off email from your favorite online store. And what a hilarious video! It’s enough to make your eyes blur. Here are some tips for staying fresh and focused on […]

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How to College Rise and Shine

Oct 17, 2013 No Comments by

If you are a college student, you may struggle with getting up early to make it to those infamous 8AM lectures. Okay—maybe you find it challenging to log in for your 10AM online class. For nontraditional students who have to send children off to school every morning and get themselves ready for their college classes, […]

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How to Boost College Motivation

Jul 18, 2013 No Comments by

If you are earning your college degree whether online or in-person, you know that remaining motivated could be an important key to your college success. What can you do when your good intentions waver on getting a head start on that Western Civ term paper or when your energy flags and you have trouble waking […]

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Scam to Scram: Avoiding Financial Aid College Cons

Apr 26, 2013 No Comments

With the U.S. Department of Education estimating around $150 billion in federal student aid and rising tuition costs, it’s no wonder that many students are motivated to complete FAFSAs, spend hours researching scholarships and grants, and do their best to find legitimate financial aid rewards. Fortunately, for many students, they do receive aid and their […]

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Dress For Test Success

Apr 15, 2013 No Comments

According to Nationwide, most college students spend 40% of their income on discretionary items like clothing and entertainment. Therefore, dressing for success is a viable option for many students—especially during exams.  While there may not be concrete evidence citing that dressing better automatically guarantees you an A on your psych final, taking the time to […]

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5 Tips for Online College Class Success

Apr 09, 2013 No Comments

More and more college students are turning to online education. According to Course Hero, the number of students who chose distance learning classes between 1998 and 2008 increased by 150%. Now that’s a large percentage of students!  What about you? If you have made the decision to earn your degree online or you will be […]

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Aromatherapy and More: 7 Tips for Acing College Exams

Mar 27, 2013 2 Comments

If there is one thing high school students know before entering college for the first time, it’s that they are going to have to study.  A recent study at the University of California has discovered that the average student studied 24 hours per week back in 1961 while now-a-days the number has dropped to only […]

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What You Need to Know About Sleep

Feb 28, 2013 No Comments

With spring, things like getting organized, planning for midterms and mapping out study times generally occurs. What about sleep? According to Stanford University, ‘the average sleep requirement for college students is well over eight hours’ and this statistic poses a question. Just how much sleep are you getting as a college student? Is it enough? […]

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“Massive Online Open Classrooms” for College Students

Aug 03, 2012 No Comments

MOOC stands for “massive online open classrooms,” and powerhouse universities like Harvard, M.I.T., and Stanford are diving right in.

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Part-Time Job Ideas for College Students

Jul 24, 2012 No Comments

Many of you are struggling to pay for your own tuition and basic necessities so unpaid internships aren’t in your immediate future. You want to enhance your professional resume and add jobs that relate to your major. You are dedicated, determined and driven.

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