We’re all familiar with late-night cram sessions and all-nighters during the week of midterms. Exams and tests come one after the other, it seems, and not too long after the school year starts! Studying doesn’t have to be that stressful, though. Here are handy tricks to help you ace your midterms: Continue Reading ›
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 ›
If you’re not already a regular library goer, it may be time to reconsider your book-gathering habits—libraries are some of the best places in the world. (This is coming from a purely unbiased stance, of course.) First, they provide free books. Let me repeat that: Free. Books. Secondly, libraries can be places of astounding architectural beauty, rich with historical significance.
Here are some of the biggest and most beautiful free-book-dispensers from around the world. 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.