Is having a good memory determined by our genes? Or is there is something we can do about it? Apparently, yes. We can actually exercise to keep our brains fit, as it were. By challenging our minds, we open up new pathways, and keep it functioning physiologically. (more…)
The period in which you apply to, get accepted to and move to university can be one some of the most exciting and formative years of your life. There are big decisions to be made all round from education to social life to personal health, and one particular personal health choice that is becoming more and more popular with today’s student body is going vegetarian. This decision can stem from a health perspective, a financial perspective or indeed an ethical perspective, but the truth of the matter is that for any student planning on going veggie at college, there can often be a lack of choices and variety, particularly in catered halls and campus cafeterias. (more…)
Leaving home and going to college or university is a big step. You will be facing a lot of new decisions, including whether to live on or off campus. This can be a difficult choice to make since there are pros and cons to both situations. The choice is even tougher if this is your first year living away from home. Where you live will make a big impact on your college experience, including in terms of finance and social situations. Consider these advantages and disadvantages before you make the decision. (more…)
The website is well laid out and clear. There are no annoying pop up adverts and no auto-start videos. The only problem with the website is that they frequently break the three-click rule to where you may have to click around several times to find the page you require. (more…)
Juggling work, classes, assignments and exams and trying to have a personal life in the meantime can be an immense challenge for most students. Trying to handle everything on your plate may seem like Mission Impossible, but there’s an answer to your problem: proper time management. The following tips will help you organize your time better and gain control over your academic and personal life. (more…)
The potential of YouTube for educational purposes is greatly underestimated. People are using this channel mostly for watching cute and funny videos, but only few of them realize that YouTube videos can be inspiring, illuminating, and educative.
There is hardly a topic that’s not covered on this platform. The only question is: which are the best YouTube channels for educational purposes? You will find your answer in the top list below. (more…)
The Grademiners site is quite nice to look at, although it would be helpful if they added more info on the different types of papers they provide. You have to go to the order form to see that (it can be found in a drop-down menu). You have to untick the ‘top writer’ box on the order form and ‘updates by SMS’, which I didn’t like; it would be easy not to notice and end up paying for a service you don’t want. Also they need to get someone to check the website text, as some of the English isn’t right – and that’s something a writing site needs to be perfect on. (more…)
No matter how much professors try to convince students to spend less time with their devices, all of them eventually come to the same conclusion: smartphones can be very useful from an educational perspective. As long as students and teachers use it in the right way, the entire studying process can be positively transformed thanks to technology. (more…)
We all have one of these exemplary students in our proximity: they are incredibly talented in all subjects; they don’t have any troubles completing the given assignments, and they magically manage to cover the entire material for the exams. While their friends keep scratching their heads wondering what they are doing wrong, these high achievers maintain successful academic and social lives at the same time. What’s their secret?
Let’s examine some of the common habits of successful students. If you learn from their practices, maybe you’ll boost your own ability to learn and achieve every goal on time. (more…)
If you try to imagine the worst situation someone could put you in, the SAT essay would certainly come to your mind. Everyone understands you’re under tons of stress months before the test. However, you should keep in mind that you are not the only student facing this challenge. Relax and follow these 10 tips; they will help you master the SAT essay like a boss. (more…)