Academic

5 Qualities Needed for Academic Leadership

Do you feel like you’re a natural born leader? Do others look to both your academic and interpersonal skills when they need help? Are you interested in learning how to grow your leadership abilities so that you can use them to launch your career or get into the college you’ve always dreamed about? If […]

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What Is the Role of an Academic Community?

Academia continues to evolve but not always in lock-step with pedagogy. The question of what role an academic community plays comes forward. Especially as different types of educational institutions rise and fall. Higher education trends show a marked uptake of students looking to learn from online or distance classes. Reasons for this include time-saving […]

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Get to Know the Academic Honor Society's Top Chapters

The experiences you have at university can shape the rest your life. However, unlike high school, it’s your responsibility to make those experiences valuable ones. If you’re serious about your enriching your university experience and creating high caliber opportunities for yourself, in order to create the best life for yourself as an adult, there’s […]

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How to Become a High Achiever in School

Setting yourself up for success is no easy feat. There are a lot of things that can get in the way of your pursuits along the way and it’s important to be prepared for the worst. Successful people don’t become millionaires and celebrities overnight. So, what can you do to get to that level […]

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How to prepare for the end of the semester

Meticulously preparing for the end of the semester is a skill that college students must master in order to be successful.  As an aspiring educator, I wish to be able to help high school students prepare for college by teaching good organizational and study habits. In college, the end of the semester brings about […]

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When Parents Are Controlling

‘I want to go home’. This is what I told myself everyday after I graduated from college and moved back home to live with my parents. I was home. But it was not the same home that I knew. I had lived in so many different places. I learned so many different things. I had […]

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8 Keys to Nailing Workplace Etiquette

Article by Jeff Vrabel This is more than texting during meetings.   One of Jodi R.R. Smith’s favorite quotes comes from a handbook that was published in 1911 and bears the actual title of Polite Matters for Little Men and Women: “That the manners of children in this present day and age are not what […]

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3 Truths You Need to Accept for a More Fulfilling Life

Article by Sean Kelly Change and improvement in any area of life is impossible without changing your beliefs. Change a belief and you can change your reality; hold your beliefs constant and your life is guaranteed to stay the same. This is a fact. And this is probably the No. 1 mistake I see people […]

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10 Ways to Build Your Mental Strength

Article by Amy Morin Acting tough is about surviving while being strong is about thriving. Developing mental strength takes a conscious effort, dedication and daily practice. Start with these 10 exercises to work out your mental muscles.           Related: Mental Strength Can Make You Unstoppable—Here’s How 1. Establish goals. The human brain is naturally predisposed […]

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Take The Pledge: Giving What We Can

  Giving What We Can is an organization trying to change the world by asking its followers to donate 10 percent of their annual income to charity. They ask for people to “Take The Pledge” and dream of creating, “a world in which giving 10% of our income to the most effective organizations is the norm.” […]

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