Tag: academics

Infographic: The Impact of Expert Tutoring on Academic Achievement

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In honor of National Tutoring Week, check out the impact that private tutoring can have on grades, test scores, and retention rates for high school and college students. read more

Key Academic Advice for Incoming College Freshmen

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

After the first few weeks of excitement on your college campus, it's time to buckle down on homework and studying. Here is some key academic advice from a sophomore to help you have a successful first semester. read more

How to "Show, Don't Tell" to Boost Your Writing

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Editorial Assistant, Carnegie Dartlet

Your English teacher has probably advised you to "show, don't tell" in your writing. But what does that even mean? Here's a quick explanation (with examples!). read more

4 Ways to Help Your High School Junior Prepare for College

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Freelance Writer

Junior year is when college planning kicks into high gear. Check out these four tips to help your teen prepare for the whole process. read more

5 Tips to Overcome Procrastination

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

We all have procrastinated at one point or another...but these five tips can help you stop putting off your work and make your life easier. read more

Study Playlist for Students in the Spring Mood

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Spring has sprung, and so have deadlines and exams. Get in the mood to study and enjoy the nice weather with this springy study playlist! read more

How to Choose Your College Classes: A Guide for First-Year Students

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

It's important to plan out your college classes carefully each semester! Here's a guide for first-year students who may be unfamiliar with what courses they should pick. read more

How to Ask for and Get Help in College

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Freelance Writer

It can be tough to know where to go if you feel in over your head as an undergrad. Here's a guide to finding help in college, from academic to emotional. read more

How to Utilize Technology to Get Ahead of the Class

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Freelance Writer

Technology can be used inside and outside the classroom to help you succeed. Here's how you can get ahead and stay ahead with reputable online resources, helpful apps, and cloud access. read more

Liberal Arts Change Lives

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Executive Director, Colleges That Change Lives

Liberal arts: Are they "good"? Are they "dead"? Do they have a place in higher education, especially when we consider the cost? read more