K.B Nteta19 hours ago
What They Don’t Teach You in School
It’s obvious that everything you learn through education doesn’t prepare you for the real world. I knew I enjoyed English and loved writing but the thought of being a teacher (which is a route a lot o...
Maddie Goodya day ago
Life as a Student Teacher (Part 3)
Everyone is human. That feels like a dumb thing to say, but I think it's actually easy to forget that. Especially in a student-teacher relationship. Sometimes teachers forget that students are humans ...
Ben Richardson2 days ago
Simple Science
Welcome to Simple Science. Today I want to talk about some of the things that make our bodies run. The amazing and interesting facts that allow us to do what we do each and every day. Enzymes and Meta...
Jessica Jane2 days ago
Teachers Who Care
In elementary school, I was always a bit slower than everyone else. I was the dopey kid who needed extra tutoring, a little more examples, and time to sit down and understand the material. This didn't...
Bekah Boudreau2 days ago
Stuck in the Endless Cycle of Normality
From a young age, I had various pictures of what post-secondary life would look like for me, and it usually included the surreal expectations of not taking a gap year and only going to University. Whe...
The Future of Education
Why would education need to be changed? Let's establish this first, as the current situation is often misunderstood. The very traditional form factor that the higher education system (really though sc...
Building Your First Semester
When it comes to creating your degree it really boils down to making a semester at a time. Yes, you can do what I did, and collect 400 courses then make 10 semesters out of it. However, that takes a l...
Patricia Sarkar15 days ago
Golden Tickets for Alumni Turns a Night Out at an Event Into an Opportunity to Give Back
Going to college is something that changes you, and anyone who has been there can attest to it. It’s a place where you transformed from a shy high schooler to a fully-fledged adult. It’s a place where...
Shelby MacAnanny21 days ago
The Truth About Being a College Freshman
Before you move into college, everyone will have something to say about what to bring and how fun it is going to be, but what college is really like is different from anything you'd ever expect.
Leigh Fishera month ago
You Can Still Finish Your Degree While Working Full-Time
Getting a degree when you work full-time is one of the most challenging things a person can do, but if you have a firm objective, it’s worth chasing. If you know what career path you want but you need...
Emily Martina month ago
Struggling to Find a Study Technique That Actually Works?
We've all spent endless hours trying to figure out how to study the material we were given. Part of being a student is being responsible for learning the material in a way that resonates with you so t...
Miranda 2 months ago
10 Reasons a Student in College Is Too Busy for a Job
There once was a time when I read an article on ten questions someone had for students who were "too busy" for a job while in college. It is linked below if you'd like to read this article first!
Katie Rice4 days ago
College Essay
I wouldn’t be where I am today without knowing where I started. I’ve come a long way, and I know my journey has everything to do with that. For most of my life, my mother struggled with addiction. Thi...
Leigh Fisher4 days ago
Transfer Tips from a Community College Employee
After working at a community college for nearly two years and being a transfer student myself, I’ve got some tips and warnings if you’re embarking on this journey too. In that time, I worked in a one-...
Blake O'Connor5 days ago
10 College Majors That Make over $100,000
A widening gap between incomes for those with college educations and rising costs of education are forcing more people to question the value of a a college degree. Despite the current robust job marke...
Laura Park4 days ago
Surviving Literature
Literature is the demise of any student's degree. It is the foundation of any piece of writing and is the basis for all progressive work and research. In this blog post I am going to explain how I hav...
DIYStudent 13 days ago
Teaching Languages to Children
As an experienced after school counselor I can tell you that children love to learn new languages as it gives them something to show off to their friends and family. However, it can be difficult for a...
Amanda Tucker14 days ago
How to Deal with High School Drama
Just don’t. You heard me. Don’t even bother with it. Now before you go clicking out of this article, hear me out. Trust me, if anyone gets it, I do. When I say “don’t bother with it” I know it’s much ...
The Future of Education
Why would education need to be changed? Let's establish this first, as the current situation is often misunderstood. The very traditional form factor that the higher education system (really though sc...
Building Your First Semester
When it comes to creating your degree it really boils down to making a semester at a time. Yes, you can do what I did, and collect 400 courses then make 10 semesters out of it. However, that takes a l...
PolyInnovator
Hello, this story today is both an introduction of myself, as well as an intro for my main project, the "Do it Yourself Degree." Now, I am not the first person to pursue this sort of endeavor. Oh, there has been so many, however I am the first to pursue building a personal brand around the creation, documentation and pursuit of a degree. This being said, I love to learn from the people who preceded to me, and so I will be talking about their endeavors too! The point of the degree is to go after ...
Remington Layne4 days ago
What Every Struggling Student Needs to Hear
I’ve been subbing for a few months now. The last few months of subbing have shown me some surprising repetition among the students. No, these students don’t all come from the same cut cloth, or clique...
Alex Anne8 days ago
I Survived an All Girls Catholic Prep School
Not all the stereotypes are true, but oh so many of them are. We had plaid skirts, polos, nuns, and drama for your mama. It was the best and worst times of our lives. The summer before eighth grade, m...
Teddi Coleman8 days ago
To Reunion or Not to Reunion
In a couple years, I will be returning for my ten year high school reunion. There are a couple fears that I have with this reunion, and I hope I am not alone in this. I hope you find some similarities...
Maddie Goodya day ago
Life as a Student Teacher (Part 3)
Everyone is human. That feels like a dumb thing to say, but I think it's actually easy to forget that. Especially in a student-teacher relationship. Sometimes teachers forget that students are humans ...
Why Did I Even Bother?
I've spent the last three years preparing, grinding, crying, pulling my hair out, screaming, and wishing that everything was over in a scrupulous attempt at getting a teaching degree. When I started o...
The Best Teachers Have Real World Experience (Opinion)
I have the utmost respect for all those people who teach, have taught and will teach; whatever route they take to do so. It’s not an easy profession and definitely not a leave it at the door kind of j...
Jessica Jane2 days ago
Teachers Who Care
In elementary school, I was always a bit slower than everyone else. I was the dopey kid who needed extra tutoring, a little more examples, and time to sit down and understand the material. This didn't...
San Jose State Technical Writing Program
Somebody at my mental health clinic told me about this technical writing program. The classes I need are English 1A and 1B. I already have those on my transcript, but need to retake them for a higher ...
Erin Glenys8 days ago
The A-Level Sit Down I Desperately Need to Hear
I am not a perfect student. That is something which took time for me to understand, as I slowly watched my attendance drop and my confidence slack as the weeks progressed. It was a hard few weeks comi...
Should You Lose Your Accent?
I grew up in Rock Ferry Wirral and in the 70s my family witnessed a murder. Not long after that, I was diagnosed with speech problems, hyperactivity, and lack of coordination. I was from a working-cla...
Mira Raney7 months ago
The Realities of Culinary School
I am about a year out from culinary school now, and I find myself missing it often. It was one of the best and hardest experiences of my life. If you’re here, you’re probably considering culinary scho...
Miranda 2 months ago
Five Assigned Reading Books You Shouldn't Skip
No one likes assigned reading; it’s okay to admit it. A lot of the time they are boring and drone on and on and on. Each page is a chore! However, my rebellious "I'm not going to read this and you can...
Ryan Whitaker2 months ago
10 Classic Pieces of Literature That Everyone Forgot
Even with some classic literature taking a tech turn, the sheer amount of classic literature wasted on youth across the United States is disheartening, to say the least. I know for a fact that, while ...
Nancy D10 months ago
Young Adult Novel Takes Place in Lakefield
Warning! The following book review is extremely Canadian! Brian Gallagher, Irish author, publishes his latest young adult book called Arrivals. The best part is that the story takes place in a local C...
K.B Nteta19 hours ago
What They Don’t Teach You in School
It’s obvious that everything you learn through education doesn’t prepare you for the real world. I knew I enjoyed English and loved writing but the thought of being a teacher (which is a route a lot o...
Ben Richardson2 days ago
Simple Science
Welcome to Simple Science. Today I want to talk about some of the things that make our bodies run. The amazing and interesting facts that allow us to do what we do each and every day. Enzymes and Meta...
Kerian V7 days ago
Letting Go of the Literary Canon
There is this idea floating around academia that, as an English major, you're supposed to have an appreciation for all the Great Works of Literature: Chaucer, Shakespeare, Twain, Hemingway, that crowd...
Patty Ramsen12 days ago
10 Best Podcasts for Surviving Law School
While it may seem a bit dramatic to discuss your time in law school as something you must survive, there are many times when every law student starts to think that it may end up being such a battle. I...
Patricia Sarkar15 days ago
Golden Tickets for Alumni Turns a Night Out at an Event Into an Opportunity to Give Back
Going to college is something that changes you, and anyone who has been there can attest to it. It’s a place where you transformed from a shy high schooler to a fully-fledged adult. It’s a place where...
Sasha Konikovo5 months ago
10 Tools to Improve Your Writing and Editing Abilities
Writing is a skill that everyone needs, even if they are trying to get a career in something completely different. It's a skill that allows you to communicate with others, put your best foot forward, ...
Sherry Campbell11 days ago
10 Best Study Tips for Hands-On Learners
Everyone has their own, distinct style. This is as true about personal fashion sense as it is about our approaches to socialization, and it is definitely something that applies to learning. Human bein...
Steph G12 days ago
What You Don't Need to Bring to College
Heading off to college is an exciting time in a young adults life. But it can also be hard to know what you will need to bring with you. Dorm rooms are already small, but now split that amount of spac...
ava moss2 months ago
Top 10 Revision Tips
Top 10 Successful Revision Techniques