10 Signs Traditional College Isn’t For You

10 Signs Traditional College Isn’t For You

Sometimes we all hear that inner-voice. On occasion it speaks to us from our hearts. At other times, it speaks in the form of nagging suspicions, instinctual feelings, and otherwise ignored thoughts. Yet, no matter how many times we try to push that inner-voice away, it returns, and leaves us questioning how we really feel. ...

Why You Should: Use Slader.com

Why You Should: Use Slader.com

Textbooks have an ugly side to them. They are great resources, but often lack an answer key. As a learning device, reading thorugh chapter content in search of answers is time consuming and frustrating. A more effective strategy for learning is having quick access to textbook questions. I learned that magic formula for learning many ...

Niche Careers: Editing

Niche Careers: Editing

When people think of the publishing industry, they usually think of the writers involved in creating content. Seldom do they consider the behind-the-scenes action that goes into what we read. Whether you read magazine articles, online posts, academic journals, or books, it’s important to be aware that all of that content has been edited by ...

Easy Summer Adventures for Students

Easy Summer Adventures for Students

Summer: lauded as a time of glorious freedom, but for many it instead means a shift from the classroom to temporary employment. But just because most of your time is dedicated to minimum-wage labor, summer classes or family obligations, it doesn’t mean that you can’t have some great adventures. Whether you’re a summer camp cook, ...

Why You Should: Use LectureNotes

Why You Should: Use LectureNotes

Using the stock note-taking apps that come with your Android smartphone or tablet is fine for jotting down quick notes. But they were not designed with student needs in mind. The focus on catering to students is what separates LectureNotes from the rest of the class. LectureNotes is much like using an electronic pad and ...