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How to Maintain Friendships When You Leave for College

When you go to college, you aren’t really leaving your old life behind – you are embarking on a journey to adulthood and maturity. While technically you will be moving away from your friends, you still have the amazing power of social networking and other technological tools to keep you in touch. In a world… Continue reading How to Maintain Friendships When You Leave for College

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5 Factors to Consider Before Declaring a Major in College

As you head into your collegiate study, declaring a major will probably be the most important decision you’ve made in your life to this point. And indeed, it will set the stage for your career path and play a role in your future success and happiness. In short, it will determine the course of your… Continue reading 5 Factors to Consider Before Declaring a Major in College

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5 Ways to Prepare for a Study Abroad Program in College

The opportunity to study abroad is one that no student should pass up. There will never be a time in your life when you’re less tied down; with no spouse, children, job, or other attachments to stop you, there’s no reason not to scratch your itch to travel and continue earning credits towards your degree… Continue reading 5 Ways to Prepare for a Study Abroad Program in College

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Think Critically, Creatively and independently is the Thing Which Must Be Obtained Students from Educational Process

Critical thinking goes beyond memorizing facts and recalling information. It involves analysis, evaluation and invention. Higher order thinking skills prepare students for the challenges of advanced academic studies, the workforce and everyday life. Higher levels of thinking help students retain information and use their knowledge to solve real-world problems. The Common Core State Standards Initiative… Continue reading Think Critically, Creatively and independently is the Thing Which Must Be Obtained Students from Educational Process

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5 Common Myths About Getting a College Education

It seems that everyday you learn more and more about the true value of a college degree. In the old days, the economy was organized so that the people who went to college and graduated were automatically entered into the workforce. However, these days it is different – not only has the workforce changed, but so has… Continue reading 5 Common Myths About Getting a College Education

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5 Tools to Help You Master Your Online Master’s Degree

Being a graduate student always requires ambition, a special set of skills and knowledge and a healthy amount of willpower, but the online graduate student has challenges to maneuver that the traditional campus-based student does not. Whether it’s negotiating the complexities of a full-time job or an active family, the online student usually has a… Continue reading 5 Tools to Help You Master Your Online Master’s Degree