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Can You Trust Your Sources?


Research is conducted to get at the truth of a subject. As simple as that sounds, you will soon learn that the truth is often very difficult to find!

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5 Ways to Improve Your Writing

Do you understand the difference between a phrase and a clause? You can improve your writing skills if you learn to conquer these five common grammar problems.

How To Flunk a Class

There are a few things that every failing student has in common. If you really want to flunk out of a class, all you have to do is pick up a few of these bad habits.

5 Bubble Sheet Tips

It sounds so simple, yet it proves to be the downfall of many, many students. Every single solitary time a group of students takes a bubble-in test, there will be a few students who just don’t fill in the bubbles completely. Bubble instructions always tell students to fill in the bubble completely, but students just don’t do it for some reason.

How to Pack Your Book Bag

Heavy, lopsided book bags and backpacks can lead to serious pain and damage. Reduce the load by coming up with a system for packing your bag with essential items.

College Dropout Causes

Every fall, high school graduates go off to college full of confidence. So why do nearly half of them return home without a degree?

Learning Styles: Holistic Learners

Are you accused of daydreaming when you're supposed to be studying? This could be a sign of your brain type! Your learning style is often the key to your academic success. Determine if you are a global/holistic learner or an analytic learner.

How Long Should I Study?

How long should you study a subject? The answer is that there is no answer that's right for everyone! How you study is more important than how long you study.

Top 5 Tips for Remembering Homework Assignments

I left my homework at home! How many times have you said this? It’s a terrible feeling to know you’re going to get a failing grade on homework after you actually did the work. It seems so unfair! There are ways to prevent this dilemma and others, but you must be willing to prepare ahead of time to save yourself from future headaches.

High School Supplies List

The most successful students are always prepared to complete any assignment as soon as it's given. This list provides suggested materials for students in grades ten through twelve. It's a handy list of items you should keep in your bookbag or at home.

Middle School Supplies List

Middle school is such a big step for students! There are so many changes to consider when entering this important stage of school. Make sure you're fully prepared with all the right tools. Your teacher will require certain tools, but there are some additional items you might consider that will help you stay organized and feeling fully prepared.

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