Tag: course work

Breaking Bad Habits From Vegetation to Procrastination

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Editorial Assistant, Carnegie Communications

Take heed of this cautionary yet all-too-relatable tale of bad study skills, unhealthy habits, and dorm-room dilemmas...plus a few tips on how to turn things around. read more

Tips for Choosing Your College Classes

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Student, Winston-Salem State University

How do you choose classes that fit your major and your interests and your schedule...without going crazy? read more

Top 10 Tips for International Graduate Students

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Finding the right graduate program is tough. Finding the right program as an international student is even tougher. Here are 10 important issues to keep in mind. read more

Understanding Plagiarism and Its Dangers

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As a student (and throughout your professional life), it is imperative that you understand what constitutes as plagiarism and refrain from committing it. read more

Is Your Child Ready for College? Avoid Remediation With Spring and Summer Prep

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CEO, Founder, Dianis Educational Systems, LLC

Each year, thousands of students across the nation begin their preparations for collegiate studies. As you regard your own college-bound student, there are several ways you can help ensure he or she has the best possible college experience. read more

Public Universities: What's in a Name?

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Admissions Counselor, Clemson University

Public schools can often be overlooked by students and parents because their names create assumptions that aren't true--by a long shot. But there's more behind the names than you may realize. read more

The LAST-ing Shock of Dropping Out

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Author, Professor

The decision to drop out usually involves a series of "shocks" that have a negative cumulative effect. They often can be simplified down to a single term: loneliness, alcohol, study skills, and time management (the LAST list). read more

Advice for Students Starting College: Study

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Author, Higher Education Expert

What does it take to be successful and happy in college (and long after)? The answer might be more straightforward than you think: study. Study more often and more efficiently than you thought possible. Author, education expert, and President Emeritus at Harvard Derek Bok explains why. read more

4 Important Lessons From High School to Take With You to College

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Varsity Tutors Contributing Writer

Though there are a lot of new things to learn at the postsecondary level, students can still apply some of the same techniques that were successful in high school to their college education. read more

5 Myths About College Classes

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Varsity Tutors Contributing Writer

There are a lot of myths about college academia and unfortunately, many students enter college unaware of them. Time to bust them! read more