Category Archives: Study Tips

Going back to school: Top 10 ways to get ahead of the game fall semester

As the lazy days of summer come to a close, many of you find yourselves heading back to school for fall semester — some of you may actually be setting out for college for the first time! This year, whether it’s …

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10 signs you are falling behind in a college course

Whether it is your first year at college or your last, it can be easy to get in over your head. Sometimes you simply pick too heavy a class load, or maybe you have been enjoying so-called “extracurricular” activities too …

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How to study after midterm exams: Reassess your study habits

Midterm exams are over. Thank goodness for that. Now, what can we take away from the experience? Did you do okay? Do you need to study more? This is a great time to take your academic temperature, assess how to …

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How to research communication journals on cross-cultural communications, advocacy and interpersonal communications

Students contemplating communication degrees or who are in the midst of writing papers on cross-cultural communications, business communication, or advocacy and argumentation can take advantage of the thousands of books, communication journals, and articles on Questia, your digital library and …

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Top tips for academic success: 7 habits of highly successful students

Ever wonder how some of your classmates make academic success look so darn easy? Wish you could pick their brain without actually having to confess you don’t have all the answers yourself? We all know that achieving any goal worth …

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A first look at communication theory and journalism reference sites

A first look at communication theory or a topic such as journalism is just the beginning when doing research. The next step is to narrow your choice of topic to an area of focus. Reference sites on the Web will …

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Political science term paper: From current events to global policy — the choice is yours

Whether you’re interested in historical events and personalities or current events and global policy, political science is the study for you. From past presidents to the inner workings of a democracy, you can indulge your curiosity and explore any number …

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Tips on how to study and get better grades on your final exams — College instructors spill the beans

Around this time of year, students may begin to feel a bit of panic as they realize that final exams are rapidly approaching. Not to worry! I’ve been a college instructor for going on 16 years now and I’m going to …

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Writing tips for your next term paper or research project — Get started now!

It is easy to get overwhelmed with reading, research and homework assignments to the point where you hardly know what day it is. No wonder you find that you have a term paper or research project due next week and …

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Free reading honoring Spiritual Literacy Month: Top five most researched religious topics

Religious views, standpoints and beliefs have been an important part of society and politics for centuries. No matter which sector the specific beliefs — or lack there of — are from, people take great pride and comfort in their religions and deities. …

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