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18 Nov Posted by in Career Development, Career Planning, Colleges and Universities, Education, Managing Your Education, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Learning a Second Language

Learning a Second Language

Learning a Second Language

Introduction Learning a second language has had an immense impact on my life as a student, an employee and on the day to day interactions I have. It’s an experience and a skill that can be beneficial to any life. It’s not easy to learn a language, but it’s a culturally enriching and rewarding experience.…

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12 Oct Posted by in Education, Managing Your Education, Parenting, Uncategorized | Comments Off on 10 Tips to Avoid Homesickness for Students Just Entering University

10 Tips to Avoid Homesickness for Students Just Entering University

10 Tips to Avoid Homesickness for Students Just Entering University

Transitioning from high school into university can be daunting at first. A student has to deal with making new friends, learning to survive without their parents, the stress of an education system that demands more from them, the anxiety of the future and much more. So it isn’t too hard to believe that many students…

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22 Sep Posted by in Leadership and Skills Development, Learning Methodologies and Styles, Managing Your Education, Parenting, Uncategorized | Comments Off on How to Get Through High School – and Enjoy It!

How to Get Through High School – and Enjoy It!

How to Get Through High School – and Enjoy It!

I remember how scary the first day of high school was. High school was different than my first days at other schools. There were lots of other new kids but the school was also so much bigger, and the students seemed so much older! It was all very intimidating. On top of that, I felt…

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09 Feb Posted by in Learning Methodologies and Styles, Managing Your Education, Study Strategies, Study Tips and Strategies, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Keys to Success in University: Time Management and Prioritizing

Keys to Success in University: Time Management and Prioritizing

Keys to Success in University: Time Management and Prioritizing

The beginning of a student’s first year at University is usually a very busy time, and often students end up feeling overwhelmed. One of the most effective ways to ensure that you feel in control during this busy time is to develop strong time management skills, and learn how to prioritize the different tasks that…

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01 Oct Posted by in Education, Managing Your Education, Parenting, Resources, Study Strategies, Study Tips and Strategies, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Making This School Year Your Best Year Yet

Making This School Year Your Best Year Yet

Making This School Year Your Best Year Yet

It is that time of year again: students all across the continent are going back to school! Some students look forward to returning to the school routine, while other students dread it; in either case, it is always best to be as prepared as you can be, both mentally and physically. Here are some things…

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09 Sep Posted by in Career Development, Career Planning, Colleges and Universities, Leadership and Skills Development, Managing Your Education, Parenting, Uncategorized | Comments Off on An Interest in the Arts During High School = Music to the Ears of Your Future

An Interest in the Arts During High School = Music to the Ears of Your Future

An Interest in the Arts During High School = Music to the Ears of Your Future

Many students across North America are starting to realize that it takes more than just good grades in high school to be successful after high school. Extracurricular activities are almost necessary nowadays when it comes to being accepted into colleges, and knowing important skills and facts that school cannot necessarily teach you is essential to…

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5 Simple Steps to Improve your Confidence for Test-Taking

5 Simple Steps to Improve your Confidence for Test-Taking

It is not a far stretch to say that preparation for any test at school begins in the classroom. Any material that is covered in class could appear on a test, and the time spent with the material in class is practice for a test. There are many things you can do for yourself to…

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30 Jun Posted by in Education, Learning Methodologies and Styles, Managing Your Education, Parenting, Resources, Study Tips and Strategies, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Research: Uses and Techniques for Students

Research: Uses and Techniques for Students

Research: Uses and Techniques for Students

Why Research? It is difficult to write or present a convincing argument if adequate research to support your statement(s) has not been first completed. Using a variety of sources shows that the information being presented is accurate and therefore, is more trustworthy. Proper research can be a lot more complicated than it seems, though; there…

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17 Jun Posted by in Career Planning, Colleges and Universities, Education, Managing Your Education, Parenting, Test Preparation, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Is IB the Right Choice for your Child?

Is IB the Right Choice for your Child?

Is IB the Right Choice for your Child?

High school education is topic of concern for many parents. Choosing a program that is the right fit for your child can mean the difference between getting into university or college and struggling to finish high school. This is important because in this day and age a high school education is no longer considered an…

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Computers in the Classroom

Computers in the Classroom

Computers have not been around very long, but in the time that they have been, they have improved greatly. Computers today are much smaller, faster, and more powerful than those of just a few years ago. The number of people who own a computer has also skyrocketed. Many people even own multiple computers, including desktops,…

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