5 Rules to Finance Your University Degree

When you head off to uni it feels like the first real step into adulthood. You choose your own classes, the lecturers don’t know your names or hound you for your homework and can begin to structure your study and your life in a way which really suits you. Unfortunately, part of becoming an adult is paying your own way, and you will notice very quickly that university is a lot more expensive than school, especially when your...

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Should You Go Back to College After Fifty?

Be realistic, what is there to gain from returning to college after fifty? After all, it is 2012 and in fifteen years retirement will be just around the corner. A life of vacations, becoming a master gardener, playing golf; altogether enjoying the life dreamed of since the kids were in high school. One or two of those are accurate statements. However, because the year is 2012 and many will experience retirement in the next fifteen or...

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Important Considerations for being the Online Learner

Distance education has become a popular educational discipline. It has gradually become an essential educational practice. Have read about distance learning and online MBA courses lately? Yes, you definitely must have heard about new age schooling, which has become a successful way of achieving your goals. However, online learning is for all those who are eager to adopt the new skills involved to being a distance or an online learner....

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10 words you need to stop misspelling

Here is a great web-comic from The Oatmeal that identifies the most common words that people misspell. Wikipedia also has an extensive list of common misspellings.  

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How to carry out effective research

Research (by definition) means to go find information that stands alone and give it meaning by comparing it/them with knowledge in the light of a conceptual framework (theory, paradigm, analysis or otherwise). Some research is mainly empirical, i.e. it focuses on the collection and analysis of observable or measurable data. Other research papers are more theoretical in that they focus on ways to give meaning to our society’s...

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How to Prepare for the College Application Process

Applying for college can be a time consuming, strenuous, and stressful process. After all, there is a lot of documentation and information to gather, and how you present all of that information can make or break your application. Fortunately, there are some ways you can make the most of your college admission efforts. Here are some useful tips for how to prepare for the college application process: Start early Don’t wait until...

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