Haley Peterson6 hours ago
Help! I’m a Substitute Teacher with No Lesson Plans! Part 2
As discussed in "Help! I'm a Substitute Teacher with No Lesson Plans! Part 1," walking into a classroom and being expected to teach a group of students when you were not provided lesson plans or the p...
A Student's Guide To Saving Money
As we grow up and out of our parents watchful eyes, we find ourselves juggling our finances without the opinion of others for the first time (I'm talking about when your parents told you not to eat ou...
David Wyld9 hours ago
Part II: Should a University Have to Pay the University to Market the University?
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Cecil Connelly11 hours ago
How to Make the Most Out of College
Change isn't easy. Moving over 1,000 miles away from your family and friends and everything you've always known isn't easy. I'm the kind of person that generally doesn't enjoy change (but I mean, who ...
Zoe Alice12 hours ago
University: Do You Really Need It?
There’s an unbelievable amount of pressure placed on young people today to become ‘successful’. More so than ever before because everyone is watching…..on instagram! We’re taught that in order to beco...
Leigh Fishera day 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...
Leigh Fishera day 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 Martin9 days 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 20 days 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!
Cato Conroya month ago
How to Get Your GED
Being a high school dropout is one of the most economically devastating things that can happen to your lifetime earnings. Sadly, this is true even if there are some famous high school drop outs who ha...
Tasha Pretlovea month ago
5 Reasons I Studied an Art Foundation
So exactly a year ago tomorrow I moved 190 miles away from home to Leeds to study an art foundation degree at Leeds Arts university. I hadn't even considered a foundation and barely knew what it was a...
Michael X.2 months ago
A Layman's Guide to Surviving AP Calculus
Disclaimer: These are tips to help you pass the class, not to get a 5 on the AP test. Ah, AP Calculus... the class that made even the smartest students at my school tremble. Unfortunately for me, my s...
David Wyld9 hours ago
Part II: Should a University Have to Pay the University to Market the University?
The Curious—and Possibly Prescient—Case of the University of Illinois in the Age of Attention
Cecil Connelly11 hours ago
How to Make the Most Out of College
Change isn't easy. Moving over 1,000 miles away from your family and friends and everything you've always known isn't easy. I'm the kind of person that generally doesn't enjoy change (but I mean, who ...
Zoe Alice12 hours ago
University: Do You Really Need It?
There’s an unbelievable amount of pressure placed on young people today to become ‘successful’. More so than ever before because everyone is watching…..on instagram! We’re taught that in order to beco...
The Passive Voice
The passive voice occurs when you make the object of an action into the subject of a sentence. This is because of whoever or whatever is performing the action is not the grammatical subject of the sen...
Gannon Kendrick6 days ago
How to Be a Better Artist
I like to draw, aspire to be better, because through art, I'm able to create entirely new worlds and characters. There are a lot of people who are much better artists than I'll ever be, even if I stud...
Emily Martin9 days 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...
Leigh Fishera day 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...
Iris Atherton4 days ago
6 Reasons You Should Be Studying Conservation
It would be very easy for me to sit here and type out a list which has already been made a thousand times over (we know there's only one Earth, guys), but I'm going to do us a favour and talk about a ...
Maira kaya month ago
Thinking of Pursuing a Psychology Degree?
For many students, this time of year will be the time they have finished their A-levels or are in their final year, and are looking at applying to Universities. Have you thought about what you want to...
Xena Warriora day ago
My 10 Year High School Reunion
This past weekend, I attended my (dreaded) high school reunion. The weeks and months leading up to the event were the worst I've ever experienced. I will not disclose all reasons at this time, as they are ongoing, but what I can say is that this past year has been the most emotionally draining, traumatic, and eye-opening year I've gone through. I am the most overweight I've ever been, I had to come back to Vegas with my tail between my legs because LA had drained more than just my finances, I'm ...
Jon Thomas3 days ago
Senior Year
It’s the beginning of your senior year in high school and you are anything but happy. It’s supposed to be an exciting time in your life when you’re looking forward to all the experiences you’re going ...
Sara Kenney12 days ago
Hold the Onions
Students sat slack-jawed, absorbing the absurdity of the professor's expectations. Pencils hit the papers with force, but erasers hit harder with attempts to hide the bullshit lines that were scribble...
Haley Peterson6 hours ago
Help! I’m a Substitute Teacher with No Lesson Plans! Part 2
As discussed in "Help! I'm a Substitute Teacher with No Lesson Plans! Part 1," walking into a classroom and being expected to teach a group of students when you were not provided lesson plans or the p...
Lily Bellafonte6 days ago
Special Needs
There are some stereotypes that are often endearingly true. Scottish people can be brash, loud, and frequently friendly when drunk, Muslims can be welcoming and open-minded, old folk can be cute and s...
Tracy Elizabeth6 days ago
Surviving Term 1 of Teaching
The day has come, the day you have been waiting for all through your studies. The day that you teach your own class. But, have you remembered the most important things? Here are a few tips—to get you ...
A Student's Guide To Saving Money
As we grow up and out of our parents watchful eyes, we find ourselves juggling our finances without the opinion of others for the first time (I'm talking about when your parents told you not to eat ou...
Yisak Adego5 days ago
Life as a High Schooler
“Make sure you don’t get in trouble today!” my dad screamed before I ran out of the house. “Dad, I know! You tell me this everyday!” I screamed back. Every morning, my dad and I would part with those ...
The Effects of School
We always see the ads of the children in third world countries who don't get to school. These ads are supposed to show us that "school is a privilege" and that "others aren't fortunate enough to have ...
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 Raney6 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 19 days 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 Whitaker25 days 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 D9 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...
Hannah Johnson17 days ago
5 Lessons I Learned as a DCP Student
When I accepted my position in the Disney College Program, I wasn’t sure what to expect. I was worried I wouldn’t gain anything from the experience, because I was going to be working on a roller coast...
The Active Voice
Every writer has a voice but it's important to be able to distinguish which is the correct voice to use depending upon the context. There are two main voices in English writing to be aware of: the act...
Hannah Johnson21 days ago
4 Ways Working at Disney World Helped Me Towards My Animal Science Degree
When I was accepted into the Disney college program, I was so excited to start my journey. My advisor, however, was much more hesitant on me leaving for Orlando for six months, pausing my classes and ...
Sasha Konikovo4 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, ...
Becky Oberg4 months ago
The Ten Best Free Foreign Language Apps
Simply open the app store on your smartphone and type “free (target language) app,” and you’re bound to get a lengthy list. Even obscure languages have their own apps; I’ve seen them for languages I’v...
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Lorraine Woiak4 months ago
ProctorU
Whether you are a long distance student or are taking some online courses, there are multiple options for proctored exams. The rules on who can be your proctor are most likely listed on your school we...
ava mossa month ago
Top 10 Revision Tips
Top 10 Successful Revision Techniques
Dawn Westa month ago
The Beast That Is Middle School
So, my kids started back to school this week. My son is back with his friends in a familiar surrounding. Even though he switched schools to a bigger one, he has been going to the school for years for ...
Samantha Reid2 months ago
3 Things to Consider when Back-to-School Shopping
Most parents approach back to school with a mixture of relief and dread. On one hand, you're excited and relieved that the summer has finally come to an end. On the other hand, you now have to deal wi...