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    10 Reasons Why You Should Form a Study Group

    As of August 2019, the degree completion and graduation rates among American college students continue to hover around 40 percent, but the Annenberg Institute at Brown University has some good news in this regard: quite a few private and public institutions that have been around less than five decades are seeing higher completion rates. While … Continued

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    Tips for Preventing Student Burnout

    Getting stressed while attending college is a normal phenomenon, and because it seems normal, sometimes people fail to recognize the signs and symptoms of a completely different condition – burnout. While it’s often ignored or downplayed as normal college stress, burnout is much more serious than just day-to-day stress. If you feel you or someone … Continued

  • The Benefits of Studying with Music

    Does Music Help You Study? With that highly detailed Biology exam just around the corner, you have been hitting the books with every spare second you have. During nightly, starlit studying sessions, you continuously trudge past midnight, and the hours multiply. What if there was a more beneficial practice rather than spending hours upon hours … Continued

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    How to Manage Stress When You Study and Work at the Same Time

    Getting a college education is a challenge all by itself. So when you add the responsibility of working a job while earning a degree, there’s naturally going to be an added level of stress. And while this is pretty common for students, there’s the challenge of dealing with that kind of stress in a way … Continued

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    6 Ways to Meet People and Get Involved in Your University Community

    We all want to be a part of a community. At Florida National University, our community is small enough to feel like a family and yet expansive enough to be a valuable network for life. Your days at university can become some of your fondest memories of fun times, friends, and moments of transformative learning. … Continued

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    College Application Essay: Write Your Way into Your Top School

    College application essays are an essential component of your application. Don’t listen to the movies that have romanticized or made light of these process with frivolous regard. Students should approach with caution and understanding as these essays have the ability to make or break you in the college application process. A carefully crafted and compelling … Continued

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    Private vs Public Universities: Which Is More Affordable?

    When deciding which college or university to attend, it could be said that choosing whether or not to apply to a public or private school has already been made. This is usually because students have subconsciously decided which type of educational institution is more affordable. Many people have already assumed that a public university’s tuition … Continued

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    How to Get an ESL Certificate Online

    As of 2019, the British Council estimated that the English language was spoken by nearly 1.75 billion people across the world; this figure encompasses both native speakers and individuals who have adopted English as a Second Language. The British Council expects that the number of English speakers will rise to 2 billion by the year … Continued

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    The Importance of Soft Skills in the Workplace

    Employers will never cease to be picky; they may lower their standards a bit when the unemployment rate drops below 3 percent, but they will always have a certain mix of hard and soft skills in mind when they interview applicants. If you have been interviewed for a job only to be turned down after … Continued

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    Choosing the Best Dental Lab Tech School in South Florida

    Of all the healthcare occupations in the United States, one of the most overlooked does not involve direct patient contact and is generally more accessible in terms of cost and curriculum. If expensive student loans and heavy course loads are not within your plans, enrolling in a dental lab technician program can be a smart … Continued