Academic

How to Become a Class Valedictorian

So, you want to be the valedictorian of your class? That’s awesome, but you’ve got a lot of work ahead of you. What exactly is a valedictorian? Traditionally, a valedictorian is the person in the class with the highest grades overall. If there is a tie, there may be more than one valedictorian. Some […]

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Top 7 Tips for Improving Your GPA

How to Improve Your GPA We’ll cover tips that are universally helpful among high school and college students. It doesn’t matter what grade you’re in; what matters is how well you can apply yourself and stick to it. Let’s cover the top 7 tips to boost your GPA. 1. Use a Note Taking Method […]

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How to Balance School With Extracurricular Activities

Wake. School. Practice. Study. Sleep. Repeat. This is a standard schedule for most students. With little time left over for friends, family, and fun. Demands of everyday life, part-time jobs, and social functions further add to an over-packed schedule. Fifty-seven percent of students also have at least one extracurricular activity they participate in. It […]

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Top 8 Tips for Choosing a College Major

  Did you know there will be just over 20 million students enrolled in college in 2019? Will you be one of them? If so, you’re probably in the process of choosing a college major. This is no easy task. After all, you’re only a teenager–how are supposed to know what to do with […]

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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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