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From balancing your course load to forging relationships with classmates to extracurricular involvement, these are the tried and true methods to nail your career as a student.

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...
Emily Martinez9 days ago
The Blue Trophy
"Ha-ha-ha you failed, little shy girl! You could not even spell general," was the comment I thought would persecute me for the rest of my life after ridiculing myself at that lame, pointless competiti...
Creating My Future
From the beginning of July 2018, I started something I didn’t know much about. I researched this program before, but found very little information online. Some friends of mine graduated from this prog...
Mike Whaley19 days ago
Should Learning Adapt?
If water in a tub is knowledge that must be retained, and rocks are the lessons in life that build that knowledge, then the more rocks you add the higher water/knowledge becomes, right? But if you add...
Petra 21 days ago
It's a Bilingual World
These days being bilingual isn’t something very brag-worthy. It’s something that's become quite common, at least where I grew up. My community was predominantly english speaking but was also home to a...
R !sk22 days 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...
Randi Merritta month ago
Benefits of Effective Infusion of Instructional Technology
Effective infusion of technology benefits all students. Technology allows educators to meet the needs of all students no matter what the students' preferred learning modality. Visual, auditory, and se...
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Brian a month ago
Use Your Time Wisely: Advice I Should Have Followed
Time is a very precious thing. It’s funny because it doesn’t actually exist, it’s something that humans concocted for measurement. Over generations it’s taken so much meaning to all of us. One of the ...
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 Adegoa month 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 ...
Anya Leigha month ago
Intelligence: In and Out of the Classroom
Teachers face an unending battle. Twenty students in a room, all learning and acting in mysterious ways. It is the teacher's war to gather their attention, hold it, and give a lesson compelling enough...
Lexi Comera month ago
Journey of a Nursing Student
So nursing, the profession of our decade right now. I chose this because, to be frank, I don't have a good reason—I just did. I didn't have an epiphany one morning and know that this is what I wanted ...
Drake Collinsa month ago
The Spirit of Wisdom (Part 1)
(This article is one part of a continuing series, prior reading of earlier entries is recommended for a complete picture of the arguments and points being made.) To really rework the education system ...
Drake Collinsa month ago
The Spirit of Wisdom
The world as we know it has drastically changed in the spans of just a few generations. In many ways the scope of the human dream has expanded radically, and in many ways it has shrunk. Technology is ...
Phoebe Kylea month ago
College Sucks and High School Doesn't Matter
College really sucks. Don't get me wrong. I have so much admiration in my heart for academia, school spirit, the connections, all of it; however, it can be a downer. I don't want anyone to read this and think "Wow, college is the worst." It is still an important and pivotal part of growing up and dancing into adulthood. As a college freshman, however, I've had a rude awakening. I guess I'd like to tell you about it as a way to vent, but I feel as if my tribulations could serve as a cautionary ta...