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Posted September 10, 2014 by

Taking Online Courses Has Never Been Easier

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Woman wearing graduation cap using laptop with thumbs up; online education. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

When it comes to getting an education in today’s society, the online format has made it easier than ever before. With the busy schedules most people face on a regular basis, trying to make room to go to a traditional classroom can become impossible, which makes some people turn away from coursework entirely. This is where the popularity of online courses has stemmed from, because people can do the courses as they have the time. There has also been the addition of apps that can make studying and working together in an online environment easier than ever. Here are some of the best apps available to make online courses easier and more convenient. (more…)

Posted September 10, 2014 by

Seeking Entry Level Jobs in Business? 5 Things MBA Programs are Doing to Prepare You

For prospective MBA students who want to land entry level jobs one day, there are five things MBA programs are doing to prepare you for the future.  Find out what they are in the following post.

B-schools that want to stay relevant need to adapt to a quickly evolving field. If they don’t stay on top of those changes, they’ll leave alumni with outdated toolkits, huge debts and little to show for their time and tuition dollars. What does this mean for you, the prospective student? It matters because you’ll

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Posted August 28, 2014 by

Should students work while studying?

Job or education directions on a metal signpost

Job or education directions on a metal signpost. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Should a student get a job and work whilst studying? Here are a few arguments for and a few against. The issue isn’t really a cut and dry, black and white one. For example, a student taking programming courses should certainly get a job if he or she can manage his or her schedule so that no sleep is lost (it is difficult to program when tired). On the other hand, a student taking a medical or veterinary course should definitely not get a job because there is scarcely enough time to get the studying done and fit in some sleep. (more…)

Posted June 27, 2014 by

Caffeine side effects: Does caffeine affect test scores?

 

The average person consumes caffeine on a daily basis. We wake up, we brew our cup of Joe and use the caffeine to propel us throughout our day. But for students, what caffeine side effects matter? Surprisingly, studies have shown that coffee consumption in college students may have an effect on test scores.

The Nutrition Journal in 2007 published a study in which 51% of 496 college students who regularly consumed coffee to help them with test preparation. Some Psychopharmacologists have concluded that this inevitably gave the students an advantage. Additionally three studies published by John Wiley and Sons in Human Psychopharmacology “put caffeine as an advantage”. (more…)

Posted June 27, 2014 by

Should You Take the GRE While You’re Still in College, or After You Graduate?

Ryan Hickey

Ryan Hickey, Managing Editor of Peterson’s & EssayEdge

Tackling the GRE is a major task. With so much to do before you graduate, should you take it while you’re still in college, or wait until after graduation? There are benefits and pitfalls to both, and the decision largely depends on your particular circumstances.

This guide can help you decide which path to take, positioning yourself to earn the score that you need. (more…)

Posted June 11, 2014 by

E-Learning Tools to Help You Be a Successful Student

Melissa Burns

Melissa Burns

Today’s students keep adding to their arsenal of online tools that help them save time while learning more. If you haven’t started exploring what today’s technology is offering to you, then you are way behind your classmates. The Internet is much more than a tool that connects you with your friends and provides material for endless hours of fun.

In the continuation, you will find a list of the best e-learning tools that will help you become a better student. With their usage, you will start spending less time in studying, but achieve better results at the same time. Who wouldn’t want that? (more…)

Posted June 06, 2014 by

College Students, Are You Looking for Entry Level Jobs? Don’t Use This Word in Your Search

For college students searching for entry level jobs, there may be one word not to use to improve their chances of getting hired.  Learn what it is in the following post.

So, you’re a student. That means you’re interested in some field and study it from an academic perspective. Boring. And unremarkable. Why would a company want to hire a person that spent four years studying a profession… instead of doing? And we wonder why “students” have a hard time getting hired?

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Posted March 05, 2014 by

What a College Recruiter Might Tell You About Going to College

Prospective students can get some advice that a college recruiter might share with them about going to college in the following post.

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Posted June 20, 2013 by

“3 Steps To Quickly Absorb The Material In Any College Class And Ace Your Exams”

Nancy Thomason

Nancy Thomason

You have a lot of overwhelming information to absorb in your college classes. Mere rote memorization is seldom enough to ace university tests. In fact, the exams your professors give often requires you to show you can apply critical thinking skills to this information.

Improving how you attack your books and notes during your study sessions will make the difference between getting a mediocre grade of C or A which can make a big difference when you’re looking for a job or getting into grad school after graduation.  Often the students who get the best grades are not any smarter than you. They’re just more effective in test preparation and test taking skills. (more…)