• 11 Final Exam Studying Techniques for College Students

    11 Final Exam Studying Techniques for College Students

    Organize your notes by creating a personalized study guide Even with the help of laptops and tablets, unless you’re a professional court stenographer, it’s always a challenge to capture everything the professor is lecturing about. A frantic dash of attempting to do so could result in pages full of unrecognizable writing. Trying to make sense…

  • FNU Student Finds Success Amidst Adversity

    FNU Student Finds Success Amidst Adversity

    For current FNU student Rosa Alina Chirino, the decision to migrate to this country was charged by aspirations of creating a greater future, regardless of the inevitable adversity. Rosa Alina came from Cuba in February of 2016 with limited resources but an abundance of hope. After seeing an ad for FNU on TV, she called…

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    What You Might Now Know About Independence Day

    If enough time passes by, observance days end up becoming traditions that oftentimes lose their meaning and the origin of why they came to be in the first place becomes unknown—especially if it’s a celebratory holiday. Independence Day, or the 4th of July might be considered one of these holidays. The 4th of July is…

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    How the GI Bill Helps Veterans Receive the Education They Deserve

    According to The White House Office of the Press Secretary, the veteran unemployment rate has currently dropped to 3.9%. This is considered to be at a 7-year low. They further reported that the unemployment rate for Post – 9/11 veterans dropped 4.6% from 2011.  The Administration recognizes this and has made strides in ensuring that…

  • Managing a College Career in South Florida Before and After Exams

    Managing a College Career in South Florida Before and After Exams

    College life: No one said it would be easy. In fact, it can get downright stressful. During exam time, which could be almost every week for full-time students, stress levels can be at an all-time high. While it is normal to have some stress during your college career (and life in general), it is common…

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    Ways an Accounting Degree Is Great For Your Future

    Ways an Accounting Degree Is Great For Your Future  Choosing to pursue a college degree is an important life decision. Deciding which major to study is even more important. When selecting a major, you are committing two or more years of your life to a single subject. It is not only an academic commitment, but…

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    International Students: Consider English as a Second Language in South Florida

    Besides learning and understanding the social customs, it’s also most advantageous to learn the primary language spoken in that country when one is an international student pursuing higher education abroad. This will make a student’s learning experience, and their overall experience in general, easier.  While most colleges and universities welcome international students, most are not…

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    Setting Academic Goals for the 2016 New Year

    By now, most people have already broken their New Year’s resolution, but that doesn’t mean that all is lost for the remainder of 2016! A New Year’s resolution is simply a promise that you keep to yourself—a promise that many of us break, which is one of the reasons why it’s so symbolic to make…

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    6 Tips for Students Enrolled in New Language Courses in South Florida

    If there were ever a place in the United States to learn English as a second language, South Florida is it! Thanks to the huge contribution of technology, the world has become a small global village fusing into a melting pot of diverse customs and cultures. However, there is one aspect of every culture that…

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    Social Networking Dangers in South Florida Colleges

    Today, the most informal and ironically personal way to connect with a person is through the use of social media. The phenomena of social media started with MySpace in August 2003. It was used as a casual platform for people to be the star of their own webpage, and then it evolved into a way…