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How tos for the learners and the learned; tips and tricks to help you study effectively, survive your school years, impress your teachers and more.

L. Franklin4 months ago
The Essential Guide to Tackling Your College Assignments
College is a stressful time for any student. The majority of that stress comes from deadlines, exams and the consideration of future prospects for when you graduate. Not every student will have to tak...
Alyssa Wilson4 months ago
Things I Wish I Knew Before Attending a Predominately White Institution
PWI. For the purposes of this blog and my actual life, I am not referring to Pro Wrestling Illustrated or Public Windows Interface. I am referring to what is known as a Predominately White Institution...
Jules Fortman5 months ago
How to Homeschool Your Child
Public school learning has gotten worse over the years. This trend may lead you to wonder if you could or should homeschool your child. With a curriculum that you can control, homeschooling can be a h...
Ben W5 months ago
An Introduction to Action Verbs
When you are first getting the basic structure of English sentences, it's important to base those same sentences around key verbs in the language that we use every day. Knowing what action verbs are a...
Blake Dylan5 months ago
How to Music Major
Over 3 hours a day spent in rehearsal. Countless hours practicing. A day beginning with 8:30 AM Aural Theory and ending with 10 PM dress rehearsal. It is the best years of your life, but there are tim...
Laura Park5 months 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 6 months 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 Tucker6 months 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 ...
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Brittany D6 months ago
How to Write an Outline
Welcome! In this article I'll discuss creating an outline and how it can help firm up any story you have. When you start thinking of a story, the first thing to do is to create your outline. This will...
Alicia Brunskill6 months ago
Learn a Foreign Language at Home - Part Three
When you read this, you probably think I’m going to tell you that you need to spend a significant amount of time in a country that speaks the language that you’re learning. Whilst that would be the pe...
Lacey James6 months ago
Testing Out of High School
Let’s get this one out of the way: Testing out of high school was the best decision I ever made.
Alicia Brunskill6 months ago
Learn a Foreign Language at Home - Part Two
You’ve started your course to learn the basics but there are some gaps that you need help filling. Read on below for some advice about how to make your learning experience as successful as possible.
R !sk6 months ago
The Post-Grad Reality
"I hope you are prepared to explain yourself." This is a phrase I have heard more than once from the individuals in academia who are more ready to abase than they are to praise or respect your decisio...
Alicia Brunskill6 months ago
Learn a Foreign Language at Home - Part One
I’m that person you know who loves languages, is always learning several at once, and who even made an embarrassing attempt at creating their own language as a child. This love stretches to my own lan...
John LaRue6 months ago
Foreign Language Acquisition
In modern society, knowing one or more foreign languages isn't seen by many as something that is quite useful, especially if you live in a country that's majoritatively english-speaking such as the Un...
Olivia Cheung6 months ago
Applying to Uni
Ok. So I am not sure if it is just me and I really don't think it is but I had literally no idea what I wanted to study at University. I mean I knew I wanted to get a degree but what to choose? Let's ...
Ben W6 months ago
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...
Emily Martin6 months 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...