Most colleges, online or traditional, recommend that, for every credit hour students take, they spend three hours per week preparing for class. That means reading, completing assignments, and doing quizzes. For a full-time student taking 15 credit hours, for example, that would mean 45 hours preparing for class per week. Despite these recommendations to students,… Read More

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Keeping track of assignments, exams, and lectures–times however many courses you’re taking–can feel like a logistical nightmare. To help you get through this, we’ve provided these five tips to help you be a success in any college course you take.… Read More

Remember when you were in elementary school and your mom would tell you how important is to eat a hearty breakfast so that you would do well in school? I remember thinking, oh yeah whatever. As a child you just don’t care about those things but as we become wiser through our years, we know that nutrition is very important for our overall health and well being. Linked to that is our brain health which is essential for succeeding in our studies.

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As a mom who is returning to school, you may be wondering: “How in the world am I going to find time to study, or even find peace and quiet to study?” This is definitely an excellent question as I remember wondering the exact same thing. Guess what? It can be done all the while making good grades… Read More

Studying can be difficult. You might read one sentence and think you know what the writer’s talking about, but as soon as you read the next paragraph, you’re lost. You can’t remember what you read and you don’t really understand the topic. But you have to; this is knowledge you need for an upcoming test, and it’s what you need to know to get ahead in your career.… Read More