7 Spring-Cleaning Tips for Students

It’s official: spring has sprung! As we start to rise from winter hibernation, it’s time to tidy things up and embrace the start of a new season. During a long, cold winter, it’s easy to collect clutter and feel unmotivated to finish the school year strong. While cleaning may sound like a drag, it doesn’t…

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Acing an Interview: Popular job/internship interview questions and how to answer them

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.

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10 Ways to Set Yourself Up for a Successful School Year

As summer comes to a close, it can be tempting to stave off all thoughts of the school year until the very first day. However, taking the last few weeks before the school year to mentally prepare can help set you up for success. Here are some low-key ways you can start to think about…

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Write a Stunning Literary Analysis: Practical Tips to Follow

Writing a good literary analysis on a work of fiction can be a challenging and time-consuming task, but it is also very rewarding. The benefits gained are substantial for students, including the following: Literary analysis develops critical thinking, reading becomes a more exciting activity, students widen their intellectual horizons, and they also get to expand…

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Pro-Tips to Make the Most Out of Your High School Years

Back-to school is upon us and, for many students, entering/returning to high school can be an intimidating and overwhelming situation. But the reality is, it’s a place where we spend four vital years learning, making new friends, and finding ourself. As a high-school graduate in 2012, I have some fresh perspective so you can make sure…

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