Entries by Lorraine Savage

5 smart questions you must ask during your job interview

You are officially entering the workforce. It’s interview season for you! It’s very important to walk into every interview fully prepared. At your job interview you’ll hear frequently asked questions about the job requirements and about your qualifications. But often the most terrifying question is, “Do you have any questions for me?” It’s easy to […]

Research topic: the American diet and new dietary guidelines

The American diet is one of the worst in the world. Later in 2015, the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee will publish an updated Dietary Guidelines booklet promoting new nutrition data and a healthy diet. Not everyone is on board with the changes. Interesting research paper topics could be to discuss the American diet, updated nutrition […]

Research topic: Depicting censorship and police abuse

The new biopic movie Straight Outta Compton chronicles the rise of the gangsta rap group N.W.A. (Ni**as With Attitude) whose first studio album “Straight Outta Compton” in 1988 revolutionized hip hop music and culture. Controversy erupted when N.W.A. songs contained lyrics depicting the brutal truth about living in Compton, a poor and racially charged town […]

5 tips to recover from a mistake in the workplace

I forgot to call that important client. I can’t remember where I filed that report needed for the presentation. Did you do something monumentally bad at work? And wonder how you’ll ever recover? Here are five tips for ethics in the workplace after a major fail and how you can show you’re a business professional.

Law school enrollment and law education topics

Some interesting research paper topics for your law class are to discuss the declining number of college students taking the LSAT test, declining enrollment in law schools, and new teaching methods in law schools. Continue reading to learn more about each of these concepts.

Research topic: Gender identity and gender roles in children’s toys

Gender identity and gender role are important fields in anthropology and sociology. Children are exposed to gender specific toys, gender-based advertising and gender expectations as to their gender roles in society as soon-to-be men and women. Many parents are trying to reverse the trend, and promote a gender-neutral environment of play that allows children to […]

Bilingual education pros and cons as your research topic

Good research paper topics are to discuss various aspects of bilingual education. Some say teaching children in their native language can help them grasp concepts more easily, while they learn English. Others advocate for English-only so children gain proficiency in English more quickly. Other critics say all students, whether immigrant or not, should be multilingual […]

Top 10 common grammar mistakes to avoid for student success

College students should avoid making common spelling and grammar mistakes when writing a research paper. A small mistake with an easy word will make your paper look sloppy and unorganized, and your teachers will wonder how accurately you researched the rest of your paper (and how you’ve gotten away with making these mistakes for so […]

Research topic: Literary book awards and lifetime achievement

Some good research paper topics for your literature class are to write about literary awards, such as the National Book Award, the Lambda Literary Awards for gay and lesbian fiction, and the Newbery Award for children’s literature. Among the National Book Award winners was Ursula K. Le Guin who won a lifetime achievement award. For […]

Women and minorities in STEM fields as your research topic

In July 2015, U.S. News hosted a symposium on ways to attract women and minorities to STEM fields in higher education. Good research paper topics for a science and technology or engineering class could be to discuss the disparity of women and minorities in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) careers and ways to encourage […]