Tag: course work

6 Tips for Excelling in Your Online Grad School Classes

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Editor-in-Chief, Carnegie Communications

Taking a class in part or entirely online isn't necessarily like the in-person course work you're accustomed to, just unfolding on your computer screen. There are several best practices to be aware of, so you can get the most out of your experience. read more

Early College Credit Options

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High School Student

High schools offer a myriad of programs like Advanced Placement, Concurrent Enrollment, and even early college courses in association with local universities and community trade schools. One student explains why students should consider these special academic options. read more

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

5 Undergrad Study Habits That Won't Work in Grad School

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Freelance Writer

The transition from undergraduate to graduate studies requires a retooling of your study strategies...these five habits in particular. 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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Freelance Writer

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

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

Preparing for Your Online Graduate School Classes

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Freelance Writer, GradSchools.com; Content Manager, GradSchools.com

Starting an online grad school program can feel overwhelming at the onset, particularly if you are unsure of what to expect. The best way to enhance your chance for success is to prepare as much as possible ahead of time. 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