Posted on Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013 under College Classes, Jobs
If you are a psychology major but do not wish to get a job as a psychologist, it’s good to know you have several possible career paths.
As a psychology major, your skills should include communicating, relating well to others, and using both research and critical thinking every day.
Here are some careers that can put these skills to use.
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Posted on Wednesday, January 16th, 2013 under Academics, College Classes
Achieving success in college may be your goal, but you will likely encounter a few roadblocks along the way.
Fortunately, there are a few handy tips to help you overcome your obstacles to success in class.
Whether you can’t understand the professor or you can’t stay awake, read on for some ideas to help you surmount these problems and get the most out of school.
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Posted on Monday, January 7th, 2013 under Academics, College Classes
Writing college essays that get the good grades you seek is not an easy task, especially if you are used to teachers telling you exactly how to do it.
There is no magic formula for writing a great college essay, but they do take creativity and confidence.
In fact, once you get the idea of a formula out of your head, you are more likely to succeed by crafting good college essays that professors actually respect.
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Posted on Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013 under Academics, College Classes
Auditing courses in college is often an option when you want to learn without being graded.
Whether you want to essentially test drive a class or just want to learn more about a particular subject, you should think about auditing college courses.
Make sure your college allows you to take this route, and then learn your school’s procedure for signing up to audit courses.
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Posted on Friday, December 7th, 2012 under Academics, College Classes
If you want to switch majors, you should ask yourself some questions.
Though this kind of change is sometimes necessary, it may come with consequences, so make sure it is worth it.
Consider both your current course load and your future expectations, and make the decision that makes the most sense for you.
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Posted on Thursday, October 4th, 2012 under Academics, College Classes
Some of the most well-liked study tips for college don’t work for everyone.
That’s right, your roommate’s annoying habit of loudly singing class notes the night before a test is not a proven tactic for all students!
That’s because everyone learns differently, with some of the most common learning styles being visual, auditory and kinesthetic.
If you know which learning style best fits your own, you should pay attention to the study tips for students who learn the same way as you.
Check out our study suggestions for these three common learning styles, and see which ones work for you as you review your notes!
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Posted on Monday, August 20th, 2012 under College Classes, Starting College
Even before college classes begin, you should think about your options for buying college textbooks.
Fortunately, you have several options to choose from, and many of them are cheaper than you might think!
Options include buying from the college bookstore, renting textbooks online and buying or borrowing from classmates. See which one is the best option for you!
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Posted on Thursday, August 16th, 2012 under College Classes, Starting College
Your first week of college classes is exciting, but things don’t always go as planned.
Here are three common issues that you may encounter during your first week of classes … as well as easy ways to overcome these hurdles.
With an open mind, you’ll get into the swing of things in no time!
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Posted on Thursday, July 5th, 2012 under Academics, College Classes, Student Life
Maybe you’re taking a difficult class, maybe your workload’s out of control, or maybe life is distracting you — whatever the reason, you might need to improve your college grades, and quickly.
Bad grades CAN be turned around. It takes planning and hard work, but you can do it!
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Posted on Thursday, January 5th, 2012 under College Classes
It can be difficult to stay motivated to attend all of your winter college classes when it is cold out, but you need to get through the season if you want to graduate. After all, you will likely have to deal with at least four years of winter doldrums!
But college classes don’t have to be impossible this season if you consider some ways to stay positive and productive in the cold.
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Posted on Monday, October 17th, 2011 under Academics, College Classes, Student Life
As the registration deadline for your next semester of college classes creeps closer and closer, it is essential that you be prepared.
A lot of careful consideration must go into deciding which classes to register for each semester in order to ensure that you stay on track with your degree program as well as experience, learn and accomplish everything that you would like to in these four short years.
Here are a few tips to help you get through the registration period stress-free and end up with a college class schedule that rocks.
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Posted on Thursday, October 6th, 2011 under Academics, College Classes
The idea of dropping a class in college seems to polarize people.
Do you view it as the easy way out? Or is it a perfectly viable option to fall back on in case you get in over your head?
Either way, there are a few things you should consider before deciding on dropping a class in college.
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Posted on Thursday, September 8th, 2011 under Academics, Choosing a College, College Classes
Modern college foreign language offerings are far more diverse than they were in the past, allowing students to learn everything from Mandarin to Creole.
With courses in foreign languages from countries all over the globe available, college students can now learn a wide variety of languages without ever going abroad.
Check out our guide to some of the most unique foreign languages offered, and find out where you can start learning them!
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Posted on Wednesday, July 6th, 2011 under Academics, College Classes, Starting College
Writing a college research paper is very different from writing papers in high school.
You’re required to provide more in-depth analysis, which means consulting more resources.
Some simple research tips can help you make the transition and successfully tackle college papers.
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Posted on Wednesday, May 11th, 2011 under College Classes, Student Life
Feeling tired in class is frustrating and can even cause your grades to suffer.
From the way you sit to the things you eat, there are many elements that influence your energy levels.
If you are always tired and finding it hard to focus in class, try these tricks that can help you boost your energy levels.
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