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Are ‘Learning Styles’ Really That Effective? 

Learning styles recently came up on the MrReid.org site, where the site’s proprietor, a physicist and teacher, states that he was trained to believe students fall into three separate categories. “Visual learners learn best by reading and writing notes and watching demonstrations and videos,” he writes. “Auditory learners learn best by listening to their teacher […]
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Cheating On A Test: 11 Ways Cheaters Have Pulled It Off

Cheating on a test is common in high school and college. The higher up you go and the more advanced the material gets, the easier it is to rationalize your way to an artificially high score. However, as the old saying goes, doing so often means that you’re hurting no one else but you (and […]
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Are C Students Really More Successful?

A recent article on Daily Entertainment has been making the rounds via social media positing the theory that C students are more successful in life than any other type of student. To “prove” the point the author provides 10 reasons why this is the case. At the surface level, he or she (name not given) […]
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5 Resume Pruning Tips Every Applicant Needs to Know

When you are approaching the end of your college run, the resume becomes a big concern as you venture out into the workforce and attempt to stake your claim on a great job. However, many applicants make the mistake of throwing everything at an employer but the kitchen sink. They are so eager to impress […]
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Degree Programs to Get You through School in Just A Few Years

As four-year college prices have sky-rocketed over the past few years and students struggle to pay back student loans, those looking for a cheaper and quicker alternative should consider other options. Programs such as online degrees, flight school, and community college are all great alternatives. Students do not need to succumb to insurmountable debt just […]
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7 Study Habit Lessons You Can Learn from Working Out

Hitting the gym may not be something you often think about when it comes to honing a study habit, but there may be no better place to learn the lessons needed to excel in the classroom. While your goal on the treadmill may be to improve stamina, lose weight, or simply look better in a […]
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7 Class Scheduling Tips for College Students

Class scheduling can have a tremendous impact on how well you are able to make it through a semester, and thus stay enthused about your college prospects. If you have already gone through the obstacles before, then you may not need to hear this, but if you are still uncomfortable with scheduling classes or you […]
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6 Job Skills Every Student Needs

Education today receives a lot of criticism for being unable to teach basic job skills to students in need. While it is certainly true that it should be a function of education to get students ready for the workforce, it is also important to note that students and parents must meet teachers halfway in instilling […]
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Seven Cheap Beauty Tips to Ditch the Starving College Student Look

Maintaining a good beauty regimen during your busy college years can be very difficult. College is expensive, exhaustive, and time consuming, especially for those who are working a day job while attending class. While many people prefer spending hours in front of the mirror in order to get beautified, college students often don’t have the […]
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Everyday Activities You Can Do To Boost Your IQ

Are you a student looking to boost your IQ, or intelligence quotient? Many are, and with good reason. Having a solid IQ will make you more receptive to the subjects in class and more capable to institute the good study skills necessary for improving test scores, getting good grades, and overcoming any confidence issues that […]
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