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  • Date: 29 Jan, 2018
  • Posted by: Emily Brown
  • Category: Writing
Off Track? It Happens – Here’s Your Guide to Get Back On

Sometimes it happens after a traumatic event; it may happen when you move to a new town during high school and have the prospect of trying to make new friends and adjust to new classes and teachers; and it may happen when you leave the comfortable confines of your high school and home and go away to college.

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  • Date: 24 Jan, 2018
  • Posted by: Emily Brown
  • Category: Study
Should Students Fight for the Right to a Free Education?

If you are a student trying to finance your college education, you know the drill. Fill out all of the paperwork for financial aid, spend hours in the financial aid office getting everything verified and then finally getting the award amount. Now that will take care of some of the costs, but you will need to take out student loans for the rest – bummer. Because when you graduate, all of that money has to be re-paid, at interest.

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  • Date: 15 Jan, 2018
  • Posted by: Emily Brown
  • Category: Writing
How To Become A Successful Freelance Writer

So you want to be a writer. Your first love may be to write novels or screen plays, but in the meantime, you do need to earn a living. Or, you may really be “into” content marketing and love writing blog posts, articles, and such. Perhaps you want to be a ghostwriter of sorts, providing products for students, business professionals and others.

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  • Date: 11 Jan, 2018
  • Posted by: Leah Thurber
  • Category: Study
How to Choose The Best College For Your Online Degree

If it weren't for the existence of online degree programs, many people would not be able to pursue their dreams of going to college. This is because online degree programs are flexible, and are available to students who may not have a college or university within driving distance.

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  • Date: 07 Dec, 2017
  • Posted by: Leah Thurber
  • Category: Study
The Best 6 Christmas Books of All Time For The Smart Sentimental or Slightly Warped Student

Be honest. Did you really think that this book wouldn't be on any list about the best Christmas books of all time? This book hits it on all four cylinders. There are lessons to be learned that are delivered in an awesome way that doesn't involve lecturing. There are endearing characters. There's action. There's suspense. There is wicked humor.

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  • Date: 18 Nov, 2017
  • Posted by: Leah Thurber
  • Category: Writing
Mastering Time Management – a Huge Key to Success

Creativity is a great talent. And certainly the world needs a lot of creative minds to develop the technology and to work to solve the very big issues that face us. But there is another skill that must go along with creativity, and that is productivity. All of the best ideas are nothing without productivity that will turn them into reality.

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  • Date: 07 Nov, 2017
  • Posted by: Emily Brown
  • Category: Study
10 Things I Wish I knew before College

We get a lot of emails from students who use our services asking us for advice on succeeding in college. Some of the questions are related to academics, but others are related to campus life, financial issues, relationships, well-being, and simply having fun. All of this got us thinking. If we could go back in time, what advice would we give ourselves?

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  • Date: 12 Oct, 2017
  • Posted by: Emily Brown
  • Category: Writing
How to Write a College Level Essay

As a new college student, you’ve surely written more than a few essays. However, if you aren’t earning A’s and B’s, you could have a real problem. Chances are good that you simply aren’t doing the things that boost your essays from high school to college level. Fortunately, there are several tips and tricks that you can use as you learn how to write a college essay.

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  • Date: 20 Sep, 2017
  • Posted by: Emily Brown
  • Category: Study
7 Top Gadgets for College Students

Who says our love for toys must disappear when we become adults? Do we ever really outgrow our affection for nifty little gadgets that keep us entertained, organized, and that makes our lives a little more convenient. College students especially are known for their love of devices, gadgets, and other tech gear.

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  • Date: 10 Sep, 2017
  • Posted by: Leah Thurber
  • Category: Study
10 Lessons Learned From The Most Successful Entrepreneurs

Picture ten entrepreneurs, varying ages and genders, working in completely different niches. What could they possibly have in common? Each of them has learned a valuable lesson as they have conceived, launched, and expanded their empires, and they are willing to share those lessons with others.

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