Posts Tagged ‘Learning’

6 Quick Tips for Nutrition Students

Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food. - Hippocrates   It can be difficult to figure out how to actually be good at your chosen career while you’re busy following the path to get there and stuffing your brain with charts and tables and useless lectures. If you’re serious about becoming a ...

7 Classes You Should Take in College for a Solid Foundation

General Education–Gen Ed–is a dreaded term to nearly every college student, and likely college professors as well. Both groups would undoubtedly rather be in classes where students actually care about the material being taught, but universities continually require a base of classes in multiple areas from institution to institution.  Whether it’s to provide a “well-rounded ...

The Best Ways to Learn: Memorization vs. Comprehension

You’re in college to learn, but the number of learning styles out there are close to the amount of programs you can study and learn from.  Two of the more commonly talked about learning styles are memorization and comprehension.  You can probably–just by a glance–tell how they differ.  You might also think that comprehension is ...

7 Simple Ways to Boost Brainpower

Whether you’re studying for finals, or starting a new internship, brain function is crucial to success in college. Check out these great ways to boost brainpower for a less-stressful, more-engaged school year. Sleep More and Take Naps We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: sleep is crucial to your cognitive function. You should ...

Jumping Into Entrepreneurship

There are more individual entrepreneurs now than at any other time in the history of the United States. Citizens around the world are leaving their desk jobs to pursue their passions and find the freedom of business ownership. If you keep your start-up fees low and take advantage of affordable online tools, you can be ...

What to Do When a Plan Doesn’t Work Out

There are very few things in life that are certain. We always hope for the best, but there are just times when everything doesn’t go as planned. Life is going to throw curveballs at you from time to time, and knowing how to respond and adapt to these changes is crucial both in and out ...

6 Classes You’ll Wish You Took in College

We all know that college is a time for parties and for classes that look good but don’t teach much. Well, I’m here to tell you that if you want to get something lasting out of your college experience besides a piece of paper, take a handful of basic skills classes that you’ll be able ...

4 Reasons to Take Summer Classes

Our high school days put us in the mentality that to take summer classes is punishment for students who can’t manage to keep up during the school year. Now that you’re in college it’s time to rearrange that mentality and start to appreciate them for what they really are: cheaper, easier classes. You may think your ...

Participation: The Best Thing A Student Can Do For Themselves

From the perspective of the student, class participation serves two vital functions, it shows that you are active, engaged and present and it also helps you learn. Most lecturers don’t care if you pay attention or not, they only care that you aren’t disturbing those who are – and rightly so, if you aren’t taking ...