As a teacher, you know firsthand that students often respond to experiential and interactive learning methods, not to mention they often remember these lessons more vividly. Regurgitating information from a textbook might be today’s prevailing academic model, but you understand that students are more likely to absorb this information when they recognize the real-world applications. Continue Reading ›
Who doesn’t love a good mathematical riddle? Challenge yourself to one of these brain teasers, and whip them out at your next social gathering. Continue Reading ›
College can be fun and exciting, but for freshmen it can also be confusing and overwhelming—especially when it comes to your first lecture class. Whether it’s physics, astronomy, English 101, or one of the other hundreds of subjects available at your school, a lecture class is likely to appear on your schedule. Regardless of your major, you will probably take several classes involving a professor talking at length to a large room full of students vigorously taking notes. Continue Reading ›
Every month, we select some of the best scholarships around and post them here on our blog. When you are ready to apply, check out our tips on how to write a scholarship essay.
So maybe you don’t want to write about Great Expectations on your next AP exam. With no disrespect to Charles Dickens, it’s true that it can be difficult to get into some of the classic novels that seem to be the best fit for a literature exam. Guess what? All of these novels are enjoyable to read and safe for use on an AP test! Continue Reading ›
1. Can you tell me a little about yourself?
The employer is trying to gauge your drive as a person. This is not where you talk about your love of kayaking and dogs.
What to say:
Talk about where you are right now, and where you want this job to take you. Continue Reading ›