Tag: college course work

5 Signs You Should Consider Early College

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Director of Admission, Bard College at Simon's Rock

The "typical" college path isn't right for everyone. Some students take a year off. Some attend community college and then transfer. And some just can't wait . . . read more

6 Surprising Myths About Succeeding in School

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Many commonly held beliefs about learning and success have been dispelled by recent research, but much of it has failed to make a dent in students' everyday lives. Here are six surprising myths that may forever change the way you study. read more

How to Impress Your College Professors

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It's not about conning your way into a better grade by buttering up the person doing the grading. It's not even about ensuring you have someone willing to write a glowing recommendation letter. Being a model student will not only impress your professors but will help you make the most of your college career too. read more

5 Study Smart Tips

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Vice President, General Manager, Digital, McGraw-Hill Higher Education

You know how to study--at least, you know how to study in the context of high school. But college is a whole new ball game, and you'll need to develop a new set of study skills. Luckily, we have some insider advice for taking your study habits to the major leagues. read more

How should I prepare for the differences between high school and college workloads?

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Preparing for the differences between the high school and college workloads is one of the most underrated aspects of making that most important transition. read more

How might a school's Catholic background affect its course work and classes?

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Most Catholic institutions require religious studies or theology as well as philosophy and multiple humanities courses within their core curriculums. read more

What are the benefits of double majors?

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Choosing a major in college is one of the most important decisions that you will make in your life! While there is considerable amount of pressure being placed on students today to choose a major, many times this does not just simply occur magically. read more

How to Learn from Others

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Educational Consultant, Research Psychologist, and Writer

Humans are better than any other animals at learning from one another. Take advantage of this superpower and learn from as many people as you can. At least, learn the good things and not the bad stuff. read more