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How to Increase IQ: 10 Tips to Boost Your Intelligence!

How to Increase IQ: 10 Tips to Boost Your Intelligence!

As a student, you might be wondering how to increase your IQ and boost your academic success. After all, students with a high IQ level are really lucky, right? They can study easily, sail through exams, build a successful career, and end up with a very high salary. All in...

How to Stay Healthy in College and Get the Best Grades

How to Stay Healthy in College and Get the Best Grades

Student life can be stressful even in the best of times. And it has become almost axiomatic that student life comes with substantial weight gain in the first few semesters of college. Causes of the infamous freshman 15 are manifold, and keeping those pounds off may prove tricky.

The New York Times Guide to Article Writing and 8 Useful Tips

The New York Times Guide to Article Writing and 8 Useful Tips

To the uninitiated, journalistic writing may appear intimidating at first. Even if you’ve done other kinds of writing before, chances are you’re feeling the pressure to “deliver.” Because unlike essays and research papers that have a guaranteed invested audience (your teacher), articles have the additional task of gaining and keeping...

Proofreading, Revising, & Editing Checklists for Self- & Peer Editing

Proofreading, Revising, & Editing Checklists for Self- & Peer Editing

Nobody likes this part of the writing process. It seems that the assignment is complete, and you can do something else, but no. If the text quality is low, editing can take you as much time as the writing. Most high school and college students do not know that editing...

50-Point Essay Checklist: How to Write an A+ Essay

50-Point Essay Checklist: How to Write an A+ Essay

Essay writing can be manageable if you take a strategic approach to the process. Yet it still requires your close attention. The variety of requirements, including the format intricacies and language peculiarities, can make your head spin. It’s easier to forget something than not. However: This will never be the...

Top 10 Funny Education Quotes: Lines from Brilliant Minds

Top 10 Funny Education Quotes: Lines from Brilliant Minds

Are you struggling with the attention-getter for your motivational speech about school? Or maybe you need to add some humor to your creative essay on learning? Don’t hesitate to use funny quotes about education! We are sure you will impress everybody with your creative ideas and our funny sayings.

How to Stay Awake in Class without Moving: 13 Tricks

How to Stay Awake in Class without Moving: 13 Tricks

Every student knows that a boring lecture can be the best sleeping pill ever – especially when you are tired. You might start blinking slowly, and then the lecturer’s words will seem so far away and without any meaning, sounding like a sweet lullaby. Students beware: avoid classroom naps! They...

10 Great Descriptive Writing Exercises & Activities

10 Great Descriptive Writing Exercises & Activities

Descriptive writing is the equivalent of drawing with words instead of lines and colors. You need to create vivid pictures, using only your words and memory or imagination. Your goal is to make your readers see, hear, taste, smell, and feel what you want to say. How can you start...

Words per Page: How to Count & Control

Words per Page: How to Count & Control

A couple of centuries ago, writers received their salaries at a fixed rate for a line or a word. It took them hours to count how much they had written. To facilitate the counting process, teachers used to give assignments in the number of pages, not words. Nowadays, any text...

Persuasive Speech Outline: The Recipe for a Successful Outcome

Persuasive Speech Outline: The Recipe for a Successful Outcome

If you never gave a persuasive speech before a large audience, you probably want to know how this task can be approached. First and foremost, you need to construct a good persuasive speech outline that will be the cornerstone of your success. There are several ways in which you can...