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Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
3 years ago
Ways to Support Adult College Students

If someone you know has taken the plunge and gone back to school to pursue that long-awaited degree, you may be wondering what you can do to support him or her as he or she pursues educational goals. There are several things you can do to help. 

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
3 years ago
Pros and Cons of Going to College as an Adult

While it is true some adult college students have some unique challenges that traditional younger students do not experience, there are also many advantages non-traditionals get to enjoy.

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
2 years ago
How to Tell a Good Professor from a Bad One

During a college career it is probable to have some really great professors but, unfortunately, it is just as likely to end up having some horrible instructors too. What do you do?

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
3 years ago
9 Great Reasons to Attend Community College

What is it about community college that is becoming so attractive and why might these two year institutions be the best choice? Essentially it comes down to what an individual's personal goals and objectives are. There are many great reasons to go to community college.

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
4 years ago
Community Colleges Can Open Up All Kinds of Possibilities

Beginning your education or starting your career at a community college opens up all sorts of possibilities. What are some of the benefits associated with attending community college as the first step in higher education?

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
4 years ago
College Education Options for the Nontraditional Student

Today's nontraditional student has more options than ever before to pursue that long-awaited dream of earning a college degree. Universities are continually expanding their programs in order to be able to fit the changing needs of all students in an evolving and dynamic society.

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
4 years ago
Education Trends: Why Adults are Returning to College

Most universities have recognized this movement and have developed ways to accommodate adult students, providing a means to pursue a college degree. With so many colleges offering a myriad of learning opportunities, student populations are more diverse in age than ever before. There are many reasons why adults are returning to school.

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
2 years ago
How to Help Students With Organizational Difficulties

Many students have struggles with organization during their school years. This may be especially true as a child reaches the middle and high school grades. It is during these years children receive more information and assignments for multiple classes simultaneously. As a result, organization can become a problem.

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
3 years ago
Top 10 Tips for Financially Struggling Students

If you are a college student you already know how tight finances can get. After tuition, fees, books and other expenses related to your education are met, you likely find yourself limited on money. This is, if you aren't already living off negative balances in your bank account.

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
4 years ago
Common Mistakes New College Students Make

As a new college student, you're bound to make a few errors when going through the application processes. In fact, it's not uncommon to make a few mistakes even after classes start. In your freshman year, you're bound to make some mistakes.

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
3 years ago
Common Myths About Paying for College

There are many myths surrounding saving for college. These myths range from it's better not to save for college to why bother saving because education is too expensive and out of reach 

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
4 years ago
Pros and Cons of Taking College Courses Online

While online learning is a terrific opportunity, it is not for everyone. There are some definitive pros and cons associated with taking college courses online. Before you sign up for any course or program, it is a good idea to evaluate all the advantages and disadvantages that come with distance learning.

Pets & Animals
by Leigh Goessl
4 years ago
Should Schools Ban Animal Dissections?

With the possibilities modern technology offers, why are animals, such as frogs, pigs and cats -- to name a few -- still being raised, caught or sold, only to be killed for the purpose of dissection? Should schools ban animal dissections?

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
2 years ago
5 Ways Schools Sometimes Fail Special Needs Children

For the most part, most schools do succeed in their mission, but unfortunately there are times where a school fails to provide an appropriate education for a special needs child. It may be the school does not provide the right necessities for special needs children to succeed in the school setting.

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
4 years ago
How to Deal With Unhelpful College Professors

Having a professor who isn't willing to help you can be very frustrating. This is especially true if you have made attempts to deal with your situation. What do you do when you have an unhelpful professor?

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
4 years ago
Should Students Take a Gap Year After High School?

A good number of students do indeed choose to go straight to college right after high school, but what about the percentage who feels they are not ready? Should they take a year off after high school first? 

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
3 years ago
Why are General Education Courses Required in College?

Many students have the idea they don't "need" general education classes to further their education because they feel the courses are useless and don't pertain to their career goals. It's easy to see where this misconception comes from.

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
4 years ago
Guide to School Support Services Available for Students with Special Needs

Children who have special education needs often need related services to be incorporated into their Individualized Education Program (IEP). In Canada and the United Kingdom, this is equivalent to an Individual Education Plan. These services are provided to help the child in the learning environment.

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
4 years ago
Time Management Skills for College Students

Degree programs are time-consuming, and developing solid time management will help increase productivity and decrease academic stress. Balance is the key to successful time management. 

Lifestyle
by Leigh Goessl
3 years ago
How to Succeed in the Virtual College Classroom

Before any student considers enrolling for an online course, it is wise to do an honest self-assessment and determine whether or not the discipline is possessed to study more independently than is required in the traditional classroom.

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