Tips for Students

Useful tips for those who study: student life, reading strategies and tips on how to pass an exam

How to Find Out Which Career Suits You and Pick the Right Course

By | January 8th, 2015|Categories: Education, Self-Improvement, Success Skills, Tips for Students|Tags: , , , , |

The most important decision you can ever make is choosing the right career. Understanding the right profession and choosing the right area of study will help you succeed, prosper and live a happy life. However, picking the right course is one of the most complicated issues that a student will face; many things such as [...]

Learn while you Earn with the Popular Online Degree Programs

By | November 25th, 2013|Categories: Education, Education & Technology, Tips for Students|Tags: , , , , , , |

Earning and learning is the new success mantra, which goes hand-in-hand for the ambitious, young, and energetic students. The following article emphasizes on the growing concept of earn and learn and suggests some lucrative online degree courses, which let you learn while continuing with your job.  The new generation is increasingly turning interest to the emerging concept of earn and learn. The reason can vary from being independent, pay own tuition fees, develop job skills, or gain work experience. The increasing desire to learn while you earn has resulted in an upsurge for the demand for online degree courses, which provide the young students with an opportunity to continue their learning along with earning options. […]

What Is the Best Music to Help You Study?

By | September 21st, 2013|Categories: Education, Human Brain, Tips for Students, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

Beethoven once said, “Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.” As it turns out, music enhances learning, too. According to a College Entrance Exam Board Service study, students involved in musical extracurricular activities scored 51 points higher on the verbal portion of the SAT exams and 39 points higher on math on the SAT exams. [1] Through this and other research findings, educators believe that music relaxes, soothes, and helps people concentrate better, making it the perfect study companion to diminish distractions and keep students learning. In Don Campbell’s book The Mozart Effect, Campbell has condensed research on the topic to enlighten readers about how music affects their brain. […]

4 Tips on Getting a College Scholarship

By | September 5th, 2013|Categories: Education, Tips for Students|Tags: |

Many students consider college as the only way to achieve their dreams. While for other students, their only way out of poverty is through a college diploma. But for many, college is just too expensive. Sadly, not every high school graduate can afford the high tuition of a college education. Those who risk applying for loans become too indebted in the system that even after getting their degrees, they still worry about the cost of their college education. Many try to juggle a part-time job with their studies, and while some manage to do it, others fail in balancing them well. This is why there are many drop-outs, and some students even choose to not go to college at all. It’s a shame since so many bright students deserve to go to college yet their financial situation doesn’t allow them. However, there’s always a way for students to still pursue their dream, because there’s another way to have a degree. Scholarships are available for those who try hard enough. The problem, however, is that […]

What Impact a Good College and Faculty Have on Your Studies

By | June 25th, 2013|Categories: Education, Education & Technology, Tips for Students|Tags: , , , , |

Students start questioning themselves regarding the importance of the college from their high school life, which way to go and what subject to choose, becomes their primary concern and top priority. The role of the college and faculty in a student’s life is inevitable as college is the place which opens doors of new opportunities and prepares you to enter the competitive world of today. Obviously when you are in college, you compete with your fellow students and develop the capabilities to succeed in upcoming ventures and endeavors. The role of teachers and faculty is perceived by students like a helping hand. Whenever students need help with their projects, assignments and other things like everyday class matters and problems, the faculty is there to help them out. The future success of a student is impartially dependent on teachers and faculty as they are the makers and architects of their minds. […]

5 Step Path to Preparing for an Interview

By | May 29th, 2013|Categories: Success Skills, Tips for Students|Tags: |

Preparing in the right way for an important interview means covering a few key areas – what are some of the main things that you should be focusing on, from researching a post, through to preparing a portfolio, and ensuring that you are psychologically ready on the day of the interview? It’s also important to be able to anticipate questions before an interview, and to be able to prepare for rejection, while still being able to learn from problems and build on them for your next interview. 1. Researching the Post You’ve received an invitation for an interview, and now have to wait for the date – during this time, you should go back over a job application pack to check all the specifications for the post that you’ve been given; read through your CV and covering letter to check that you’re able to elaborate on points, and read up on a job online. You can gain a broader understanding of what a business or institution does, and can be prepared to discuss topics and issues around a job or industry. […]

Expanding Your Mind – Learning For Success

By | April 11th, 2013|Categories: Brain Power, Education, Education & Technology, Self-Improvement, Tips for Students|Tags: , , , |

When learning, it’s important to broaden your horizons as much as possible; this means reading widely, and learning more about subjects that you might not normally be interested in. It also means making use of the many free and inexpensive resources available to you on and offline, as well as changing how you learn; doing so can help you towards a higher degree of employability, and can also set you up for lifelong learning. Reading More  Just taking the time to read more every day can make a big difference to your education; try to read the newspaper online, and cover multiple papers to get a different point of view. It’s also possible to broaden your horizons by reading a wide range of different genres, which can be particularly useful if you’re into the habit of reading the same authors. While it’s not a good idea to force yourself to read things you don’t want to, it’s worth sampling as much as you can.  […]

10 Lessons of Life from Bill Gates

By | March 3rd, 2013|Categories: Self-Improvement, Success Skills, Tips for Students|Tags: |

Bill Gates, speaking to high school students, named the 11 rules that teenagers, according to him, would never learn in school: 1. The world does not really care about your self-esteem and self-awareness. The world expects achievements from you without taking into account your self-esteem. 2. Frying burgers at McDonald’s is not a work below your dignity. Be sure that your great-grandparents would consider any work like this a “good opportunity”. 3. It is not very likely that you will be paid 50,000$ a year right after high school. Moreover, you are not going to become a vice president with your own limousine and personal driver, until you deserve it. 4. Your parents were not as uninteresting and boring people as they seem to you now, before […]

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