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9 Best Pieces Of Advice To Teenagers From The 25+ Crowd

Spend enough time on reddit, particularly the education areas, and you are bound to find some compelling advice. When I was in high school, the Internet was in its infancy. It’s unfortunate because I missed out on a lot of great advice that kids today have open access to. If you are a teenager and […]
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ADHD Success Story Shares His Study Tips

It really does take all kinds to make the world go ‘round, and with so many different personality types, including those with more challenges than others, studying isn’t a one-size-fits-all thing. I was reminded of this recently when browsing reddit and coming across a thread that was started by a person with severe ADHD who […]
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Money Saving Tips For The Cash-Strapped College Student

Since student loans can quickly get out of control, you need all the help you can get. Money saving college tips will come in handy no matter which stage of the journey you’re in, freshman to senior year, and we’ve compiled 10 of our favorites to get you through to graduation, with help from the […]
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Back To School Tips For The Non-Traditional Student

Going back to school can be difficult if you’re a non-traditional student, who has had a considerable amount more life experience than your fellow classmates. Recently one redditor was faced with this very dilemma. In his words: “I am nearly thirty and I am returning to college for a career path change. The vast majority […]
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12 Tips For Learning A Second Language

A second language is increasingly important to the long term marketability of any individual in today’s market. With the world turning into a global marketplace, it’s becoming more and more common to compete for jobs not only with native language speakers but also with foreign language speakers. The Internet has brought everyone together, but it […]
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Students Tell All: 19 Dumbest Comments Heard In Class

Class is a place for learning and building toward a future, but sometimes it’s a location filled with inadvertent comedy uttered by people who can destroy your faith in the education system with one simple comment or question. Recently on reddit, someone posed the question: “What’s the dumbest thing you’ve ever heard inside a classroom?” […]
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15 Tips For Beating Procrastination

Procrastination is the bane of many a school kid’s existence — from grade school to graduate school. It can certainly lead one down a dark road of bad grades and other failures. But there are ways that you can deal with the act of procrastination. Check out what these reddit users had to say, and […]
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How Being Smart Can Make You Lazy

There isn’t any doubt that some people get good grades because they’re highly intelligent and others get there through hard work and determination. Ideally you want to have a little bit of both, but what you might find surprising is that sometimes too much intelligence can negatively affect your studies because you get too lazy […]
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How To Get Straight A’s: Top College Students Weigh In

If you’ve always wondered how to get straight A’s but were unsure of where to start, the best thing you can do is ask the people who are already doing it at the highest level. A word of warning upfront, though: some of the answers may not be the quick fix you’re looking for. While […]
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10 Real Job Tests Managers Try On Interviewees

From the moment that you get an interview with a company, you may not realize it but you are being tested. Many managers, in fact, put you through a litany of tests that aren’t quite like the kinds you study for here at 4Tests, but they’re just as important. In fact, it’s been said that […]
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