Should Students Learn Multitasking or Single Tasking?

Nowadays, one of the most talked about and discussed notions in offices is whether to engage employees in multitasking or not. This also applies to students in colleges and universities as they also go through similar activities and experiences. Let us talk about whether multitasking is important for students or should the focus be on single taskin...

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5 Quick Tips to Surviving Final Exams

The tips in this article may be quick tips that anybody can do, but they do require work, and they especially require dedication. Doing something once is easy, but doing it routinely without missing is very difficult and takes a lot of will power. If you can follow these tips routinely, you are going to find your final exams very VERY easy! 1 ̵...

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College Supply List

When starting your first semester of college in the fall, there will be a lot of adjustments and changes you will have to make. Moving from the comfort of your parent’s house to a shared dorm room is definitely something you have to get used to. Since most freshmen don’t have a car on campus, it is a good idea to go to school as prepare...

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4 Helpful Ways to Overcome Writer’s Block

In college, writing essays are inevitable. Yes, you can almost say that you don’t deserve to be called a college student if you haven’t written a single essay or research paper in your entire life. But of course, the amount of essays that a student writes varies from the course that he is taking. Engineering and chemistry majors write a...

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How To Identify Your Learning Style and Capitalize on Your Strengths

What is a learning style?  Learning styles are distinct approaches or ways of learning.  There are many types, and many people have accelerated learning with a combination of styles.  Three of the most popular learning styles are visual, auditory and tactile or kinesthetic.  Read more... A visual learner benefits from seeing or reading te...

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What to Do After Losing Files or Flash Drives

Imagine this. It’s midterm’s week at your college, and you’ve spent the past few days working diligently on a project that is due for one of your classes. Despite procrastination’s best efforts to distract you, you’ve managed to avoid the temptation to put the project off till the last minute. It is the day before it is due, and as you ar...

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Graduate Says Studying Two Fields has ‘Minor’ Problems

Angela Block, a recent graduate of North Central College, decided that upon entering college, she would have a major and minor. Her plans were to graduate as an English major with an emphasis on writing, and a minor in studio art. “Those two disciplines have been my passions since I was little,” said Block in response to why she chose t...

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The Truth About College Textbooks, And How to Save on Them

Like many students off to college for the first time, I went to get my assigned class books at one of the local bookstores the week before classes started… and was blown away by prices of them. I couldn’t believe it was legal, actually. And the thicker the book, the more the dollars seemed to skyrocket and fly out of my bank about. What...

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The Curious Case of Writer’s Block and How to Overcome It

I apologize in advance to all of you incoming college students who are not fans of writing. Guys, college practically equals writing. From writing college application essays, to finishing lab reports and composition papers, to applying for jobs and internships, the writing world is a broad one that requires a steady relationship with Microsoft Word...

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How to Prepare for College Tests in 4 Easy Steps

I thought I had tests on lock when I started university. However, my experiences at university made me reconsider this.In high school, tests are either huge events or absolutely inconsequential. In my senior year of high school I probably had fifteen tests (outside of the two AP tests) in about ten months. In my first quarter at UC Davis, I had nin...

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