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How to Develop Self Management Skills

Self management skills

As students grow older, the sense of responsibility grows. Gone are the worry-free days, where all you were concerned about was what food you’ll have for lunch at school the next day, or whether your parents would let you stay over your friends house over the weekend. It’s hard growing up and going off to college for higher education. (more…)

Is Programming Really Boring?

Programming boring

One rule of life that is almost universal is this: everything in moderation. Too much of one thing is a bad thing, so it’s best to varietize or take a break from some things. Computer programming is one of those things which requires a lot of time and effort spent on it, and sometimes if you do it too much without breaks, it results in a burnout. It starts to lose its appeal and becomes dull and mundane and even a chore. (more…)

Writing with APA and MLA: What’s the Best?

APA vs MLA

Once you reach college or university, the level of writing that is expected from you should be quite high. They sometimes teach you this in high-school or junior high, but at a very basic level.  Your professors will demand that your paper be written in a certain format, and your brain might be hurting on figuring out what exactly that means. (more…)

Top 10 Tips to Get the Most Out of Online Courses

online courses

Trying new things is intimidating, and changing the way you’ve normally done things can be uncomfortable. You’ve probably experienced such a shift in your life during this global pandemic of Covid-19. The lives we knew before the outbreak have changed in several ways, from social interactions, everyday activities, travel, and even education. To maintain a safe space, society has altered the way we live with social distancing and hygienic practices like washing your hands and wearing a mask. (more…)

What will Summer 2020 Look Like for Students?

Summer 2020

As the summer months approach and the weather is getting warmer and warmer, a looming question about student’s holidays hangs over our heads. No, it’s not the question of “what are you summer plans” but rather the question of “when will things go back to normal?” People are just starting to get used to distance learning and online education platforms and schools and other educational institutions have not made the move to open schools just yet. (more…)

How to Effectively Add Citations to your Academic Paper

citations

It’s an undeniable fact: writing academic papers requires sufficient time and effort. This is why students always drag their feet when they have been assigned a writing task. Even those who excel at writing, still moan and groan at the sight of a written assignment. Do you know what’s worse than a writing assignment? Making citations for your writing assignment.  (more…)

Preparing for Exams During COVID-19 Quarantine

coronavirus exams

This long-lasting quarantine period has undoubtedly shaken up the world. From the economy to health care, and even to schools and education, the quarantine has changed the way we look at things and how we conduct ourselves during this time. The shelter-in-place has also changed the way we think about our future, both near and far, and it’s becoming an increasing concern for students who are on the cusp of graduation or completing a degree. (more…)