How To Study – Develop Good Study Habits

Photo by: swatjester To get good grades in college you need to learn how to study in the college environment and develop good study habits.  There are three questions you must answer about how to study. Where to study, when to study, and how long to study? Where To Study The best environment to … [Read more...]

New Year’s Resolutions For College Students

It is a new year and time to make those New Year’s resolutions. Most people make them, maybe stick with them for a short time and then they are forgotten. Usually the reasons are not enough time, not enough energy or too difficult. There is a method you can use to stick to your New Year’s … [Read more...]

Your Major and Where The Jobs Will Be By 2016

One of the hardest decision any college student makes is what to major in. The fallout from the current tough economic times will likely be felt for many years to come. Because of this the job market may have changed considerably since you first thought of a major. The Bureau of Labor Statistics … [Read more...]

Study Shows Less Than 55% of College Students Graduate in 6 Years

In his first speech to Congress, President Obama promised that "by 2020, America will once again have the highest proportion of college graduates in the world." Diplomas and Dropouts: Which Colleges Actually Graduate Their Students (and Which Don't), released today by the American Enterprise … [Read more...]

Pick-A-Prof Adds Applications to Facebook Social Network

Most college students are familiar with ratemyprofessor.com. You can go to the site, click on the class and see how others rate the professor. Since the information provided are opinions it is not really that useful. Pick-A-Prof is gives you more information that just opinions. Pick-A-Prof has … [Read more...]

How To Relieve Exam Stress

Exam time is here and stress levels are up. You’re stuck indoors hitting the books, writing papers, preparing projects. Are you also under STRESS? With the importance of exams it is understandable that you are stressed. However you need to be operating at optimal academic performance and this can … [Read more...]

Buzzed – 420 Marijuana Use and College Students

Since today is 4/20 it seems fitting for a Buzzed article on marijuana and college students. Whatever way you say it 420, or 4:20 or 4/20, it has become a counterculture code word for marijuana use. First for those who may not be aware of the origins of 420 a little history. What is the origin of … [Read more...]

Buzzed – Alcohol and Academics Don’t Mix Well

Some reports indicate almost one-third of college students admit to having missed at least one class because of their alcohol or drug use, and nearly one-quarter of students report bombing a test or project because of the aftereffects of drinking or doing drugs. Alcohol use can result in missing … [Read more...]

InLikeMe’s 2009 College Admissions Planning Guide

InLikeMe.com is “The College Admission & Student Aid Resource Hub “. They are offering a free guide “InLikeMe's 2009 College Admissions Planning Guide” you can download. While intended for college bound high school students the guide contains some useful information. Stay Focused on … [Read more...]

Academic and Career Choices – Skills May Not Equal Passions

For many people it may take two years or more to find out a hard lesson in life. What you are good at, your skills and abilities may not equal your interests and your passions. This is one reason many college students change their major halfway through college and a life lesson everyone should … [Read more...]

IBM and Marist Survey Shows U.S. College Students Want Technology Skills to Compete for Jobs

Amid concerns that the economic downturn could impact their career plans, eight in 10 U.S. college students see a growing need for more IT professionals as technology advances, according to a survey by IBM and the Marist Institute for Public Opinion. The survey of more than 1,600 college students … [Read more...]

How To Pull All Nighters

For a college student learning how to pull all nighters effectively can be the difference between study success and study failure. You have a report due at 8 AM and you have just started. Your exam is in 10 hours and you need to study more. These are situations nobody wants to be in, but try as … [Read more...]