Archive for February, 2011

10 Things Southerners Do When There’s Any Sign of Snow

Sunday, February 27th, 2011

The South is not accustomed to snow, especially when it sticks.

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How to Protect Yourself from Plagiarism Charges

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

Today college instructors are more aware than ever of the opportunities students have regarding plagiarizing their work. There are numerous web sites devoted to selling essays. Likewise, the ease of copying and pasting text from obscure websites has also led to the rise of plagiarism. Unfortunately, because of plagiarism's prevalence, sometimes college instructors are quick […]

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Preparing for the GRE

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

The GRE, or Graduate Record Examination, is a test that is often required of students as a means of gauging their preparedness for graduate-level work. Students who wish to apply for a master's program often have to submit their GRE scores to their university of choice with their other application materials. The GRE General Test […]

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Becoming a Faster Reader in College

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

When you get to college, your reading skills will be put to the ultimate test. If you don't have a penchant for reading in the first place, you're certainly not going to like the idea of sloughing through thick textbooks and dragging your way through long literature assignments. The good news is there are ways […]

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10 All-Time Best Celebrity Stage Bloopers

Monday, February 21st, 2011

Everybody falls sometimes.

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Writing an Effective Cover Letter as an Online Student

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

An effective cover letter is one of the most important components of any job application. While a thorough and diverse resume is essential, an employer determines whether to even review a resume based on an applicant’s cover letter. Cover letter writing can be difficult, but learning to write an effective and concise cover letter that […]

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Control Your Environment

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

Everyone has their own preference when it comes to the way they take in information, and the place they get the most work done. For some it can be in a library, others enjoy the comfort of their dorm room. But for those who go to school online, their options expand beyond the general confines […]

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Managing Stress as an Online Student

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

There's no doubting it, college is a stressful time. As a student you can expect to get stressed and overwhelmed more than a few times. Quite honestly, with tests and homework, long nights and busy days, there's just no way around it. However, just because you are stressed doesn't mean it has to consume you. […]

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10 Free and Addictive Games for Your Droid

Monday, February 14th, 2011

These are the types of games that you’ll end up trying to master in a single sitting.

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Tips For Pulling All-nighters

Friday, February 11th, 2011

Some of the most studious, organized students have to pull all-nighters every once in a while. This is simply because the heavy college course load requires it. Although you should study for a test at least a few weeks in advance, you may need to stay up all night to review material the night before. […]

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