preparing for college

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Five study habits to help you learn more effectively

When it comes to going back to college, there exists a bit of a paradox: Even though students are in college to learn, they may not be aware of some techniques that can help them learn more effectively. Kind of a problem, especially if you want to get better grades and improve your academic results. […]

Put these helpful hints to work in your favor when deciding which college degree program is right for you.

When you’re a kid, someone invariably asks, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” From firefighter to president, from teacher to trash truck driver, and from lawyer to rock star, we’re all somehow able to answer the question. At such a young age, we don’t know much of anything about work, life […]

Follow this checklist as you consider going back to school.

A checklist is a handy and helpful tool. It helps us remember what not to forget. It helps us prepare for what we have planned. It helps us achieve where we’d like to succeed. If you’re going back to college after dropping out, this checklist will show you how to get ready to go back. […]