5 Things You Should Stop Doing in Essays

5 Things You Should Stop Doing in Essays

As a college composition instructor, I never run out of examples of terrible writing. Students still transitioning from high school writing habits have a tendency to write papers that all sound the same—and use many of the same tropes and generalizations. I spend most of that first semester trying to un-teach many of the things ...

5 Apps for the Best Summer Road Trip

5 Apps for the Best Summer Road Trip

There are plenty of reasons for college students to hop behind the wheel and hit the open road in the summer, from visiting a new campus, to checking out awesome beaches and landmarks. But with gas prices constantly fluctuating and the ever-present possibility of that flat tire or sudden traffic jam, road trips definitely have ...

A List of the Most Interesting Minors

A List of the Most Interesting Minors

Do you want to leverage your bets for a better future? Are you an accounting major with a passion for music who wants to make their resume more well-rounded? If so, maybe a minor is right for you. So, what exactly is a minor? Sydney Nikols of Campus Explorer writes, “A minor is defined as ...

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