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‘Useless Degrees’: How Does It Really Turn Out?

At one time, the words “college graduate” were impressive, but these days, employers aren’t blown away by a piece of paper. They need to see that you have skills that will actually be useful. As such, many degree plans have resulted in what students and educational experts alike refer to as “useless degrees.” Art history […]
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Language Changes: 12 Sentences You Wouldn’t Recognize 10 Years Ago

One of the really cool things about any active language is how often it changes to stay relevant with technology and world developments. For instance, since the invention of the Internet, we’ve learned that to “Google” something means to go to a website, type in a search inquiry, and browse through all the millions of […]
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10 LPT Study Tips You Probably Haven’t Considered

The LPT (LifeProTips) subreddit is definitely a place you should be checking out if you’re in school and working towards your future. There, you’ll find a lot of basic stuff, but you’ll also find several unorthodox study tips that will make you even more productive. Here are 10 of our favorites. 1. “You get in […]
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Why Do People Love Their Colleges?

Deciding where to go to college or university can be a tough decision with so many options out there and so many horror stories about accumulating massive debt for a degree that can’t get you hired. Obviously, college/university is still better than the alternatives or graduates wouldn’t consistently out-earn most non-graduates each year. Therefore, you […]
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Best Advice For Picking A College Major

As we head in to the final semester, many of you juniors and seniors will be thinking more about college and, in particular, what you should do once you get there. The web can be a great resource for determining which path to follow in life, and it’s worth doing all the pondering that you […]
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Educational Do-Overs: Which Classes Would You Redo If You Could?

You may look back on your school years with fond memories, but be honest. There are classes you took that you shouldn’t have or classes you should’ve taken but could have done much better in. We’re all like that, and we all have to live with regret. But what if we could have educational do-overs? […]
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20 Things Teachers Wish They Knew In Year One

The first year of any job is one of discovery, excitement, and, yes, sometimes discombobulation. And almost no profession can catch you off guard in that “they didn’t train me for this” sort of way than teaching. Recently on Reddit, the question was asked of teachers: What was the one key thing that you learned […]
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21 Study Habits From The Reddit Community

If it’s one thing we like to promote around here, it’s good study habits. Not surprising for a testing site, huh? Well, the thing about good study habits is that they can take many different forms and what works for some may not work for others. The key is to make studying a priority — […]
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18 Impressive Resume Skills You Can Learn In Six Months

If you are a student wondering how to make yourself more marketable — and yes, we know it goes well beyond test scores — then you may be interested in learning some in-demand skills take only six months or so to learn. Recently on reddit, someone asked the question of employers — what resume skills […]
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18 Most Important School Subjects, According To Teachers And Students

We all have in our minds what we wished our schools would have been like growing up. Whether it would have been any better than what we ended up with, we’ll never know, but we can at least dream, right? Recently on reddit, someone asked the question of what the most important school subjects were […]
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