Summer break, unlike winter and spring break, is an awfully long time for you to be away from your academic life. If you haven’t cracked a book since June and are having a hard time getting back into study mode, it’s time to take some steps to bring you up to speed. Here are some
Whether you are looking for some courses to add to your credits, or just want to try something different, there are some easy college classes that you can look for at your college. These courses may not be professional-level certifications, but they can help you in either your personal or professional life, depending on the
Creativity is one of the most valued assets in any career, no matter how “uncreative” it may seem. Having the ability to solve problems and bring new ideas to the table are results of creative thinking activities. Cultivating this kind of thinking is challenging. For most people, the brain’s default mode is not very creative.
A good memory is an enviable quality. For those who rush around every morning trying to remember where they left their car keys, or forget their wedding anniversary every year, or miss doctor and dentist appointments because they forgot them, life can feel pretty frustrating. Students who attend class and spend time studying but don’t
With the job market flailing in recent years, many adults who had trouble finding work in their fields flocked to the universities. Rather than waste their time in unappealing jobs or on unemployment, they decided to dedicate time to refining their skills in the hopes of increasing their chances of a good job when the
All of us, at one point or another, have gone into a stupor when faced with a problem. It’s a natural reaction for most, especially for those prone to panicking. If you’re often faced with a problem you don’t know how to deal with, this might be a useful guide to find some clarity, and
Signed up for a foreign language class? Chances are you’re either super-excited or totally dreading it. If you fall into the latter group, no worries. Just follow our twelve effective learn new language techniques. (They work for language lovers, too!) 1. Set a Self-Empowering Goal. “I need foreign language credits” or “I should probably learn
The main purpose of higher education is to prepare for a career, but college is about more than book learning. It’s a time for you to explore your values, develop life skills, and navigate the world without parental guidance. Social skills are crucial not only for job success but for being a member of any