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Research paper topics on the cost of student loan debt

As the total dollar figure climbs, more and more attention is being paid to student loan debt in the U.S. Recent news revealed that from 2004 to 2014, the cost of higher education that college students are shouldering through loans has risen by 56 percent.

Are you heavily affected by student loan debt? (Credit: YouTube)

Are you heavily affected by student loan debt? (Credit: YouTube)

Many students, and others, are calling for free public college as one solution as well as forgiveness of current debt, both of which offer interesting research paper topics to explore in terms of their economic and societal impact. Read more

How to develop good study habits in college

Maybe high school was a breeze for you, maybe it wasn’t. Whether you hit the books every waking moment or never saw the inside of the library, it is a whole different ball game compared to college and odds are you picked up some bad study habits.

It's never too late to develop good study habits. (Credit: Waketech.edu)

It’s never too late to develop good study habits. (Credit: Waketech.edu)

Ditch those bad habits in the new school year and get on the right track for college with these helpful tips for good college study habits! Read more

How to use LinkedIn to get a job

I don’t know about you, but I tend to spend way too much time using social media. Instead of posting selfies or photos of food, how about learning how to use LinkedIn to help you get a job after graduation? Of all the life hacks you can develop some of the best life hacks involve learning how to network and make the kind of contacts that can help you in your career.

Learn how LinkedIn can help you find a job. (Credit: careerizm.com)

Learn how LinkedIn can help you find a job. (Credit: careerizm.com)

Here are few ideas on how LinkedIn can get you on the road to success and why you should be using it now. Read more

Why an internship is the first step to getting a job

Here the school year is just ramping up and I want you to think about what it takes to get an internship. That’s because work experience is required in getting a job, but you need a job to get work experience. So college students’ best bet is an internship even if it means unpaid internships.

Begin your internship search now. (Credit: two + seven)

Begin your internship search now. (Credit: two + seven)

It’s never too soon to start seeking and applying for that summer internship. You have to apply early as the best ones get snapped up fast. Here’s what college students need to know about internships. Read more

8 tips on how to compose a college research paper

College students dread the research paper. But in actuality, writing a research paper is not so difficult or time consuming if you know what you’re doing. Following a step-by-step plan or outline will make your task seem less like a chaotic jumble.

Do you struggle to write research papers? (Credit: endlessorigami.com)

Do you struggle to write research papers? (Credit: endlessorigami.com)

So here are some tips on how to compose a research paper. Read more

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.

Does this describe your law school life? (Credit: Pinterest)

Does this describe your law school life? (Credit: Pinterest)

Continue reading to learn more about each of these concepts. Read more

5 steps to an impressive research paper

If your first reaction when a professor assigns a research paper involves sweaty palms, increased heart rate or a stomach tied in knots, you’re not alone. Countless college students dread writing research papers because the process can seem grueling and much more stressful than simply studying material for an upcoming exam. Does this sound familiar to you? (I see you nodding your head “yes”)

The good news is that there are many readily available resources you can use to ensure you get a good grade on your research paper – you just have to know where to find them. That’s where we come in. Read on for the five steps to follow if you want a stellar research paper. Read more

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 long!). Follow these 10 simple tips for college research papers.

Knowing proper grammar will keep you from making mistakes. (Credit: Flickr.com)

Knowing proper grammar will keep you from making mistakes. (Credit: Flickr.com)

“We’re big advocates of conversational writing that’s engaging, persuasive, and fun.… On the other hand, making some grammatical errors just makes you look bad, and hurts your effectiveness. Sometimes we even misuse words simply because we hear others use them incorrectly,” explained Brain Clark in “15 grammar goofs that make you look silly,” on CopyBlogger. Take a look at our list of top 10 grammar mistakes below. Read more

How stress affects college students and what to do about it

Stress among college students continues to grow, and different students cope with stress in campus life in several ways. For proper student health, students and their counselors should learn to identify the cause of stress and devise appropriate stress relief techniques.

Find out how to best cope with stress in college. (Credit: The Dolly Lammy)

Find out how to best cope with stress in college. (Credit: The Dolly Lammy)

Whether you are someone experiencing extreme amounts of stress during college or know someone who is, the below tips give everyone the chance to live a happy, healthy college life. Read more

How college students can handle stress

College is supposed to be some of the best years of your life, right? However, do you ever feel that sometimes you are just so stressed out? If you feel like your mental and emotional health is taking a beating, you are not alone.

How do you handle stress? (Credit: Brain Report)

How do you handle stress? (Credit: Brain Report)

Maybe you and your peers could use some help balancing their newfound freedom and responsibility, while keeping the occasional smile on their faces. Read on for tips for college students on how to handle stress. Read more