In the 1970s, they came from Iran, riding the wave of the oil boom. Then in the first decade of the second millennium, they came from India, filling up graduate programs in business and science. Now, it’s Chinese students who comprise the largest group of international pupils in the United States, buoyed by a … Continue reading The Most Chinese Universities in America
If Lydia Hong, 16, had to choose a standout moment in her tenure so far at the Bullis School in Potomac, Maryland, it would probably be the time the Beijing native was chosen to represent her class on the student council. “I didn’t think I was going to be picked because there were six students … Continue reading The Life of a Chinese High Schooler in America
MLA FORMATTING by Wanda Knight Hey everyone! Part of your grade includes the correct use of MLA formatting. At the most basic level, there are a few things that are fairly easy to implement. These include: Double space your work Indent your paragraphs Use Times New Roman font 12pt. Use hanging indent on the Works … Continue reading Basic Survival Skills for Writing
As you get involved with the complexities of note taking, you may tend to forget the simple things that can make life a lot easier. These tips are little hints that we all know but sometimes forget. They can be summarized by four directives: BE ALERT - so you are aware of and prepared for … Continue reading Note Taking Tips
Six Tips for studying, taking into account that marvellous organ: the brain! Take short breaks every 20 minutes or so. The brain cannot concentrate fully for much longer than that. Studying should be fun. The adolescent brain is a “social organ”. This means that you will learn better if you are discussing the material you … Continue reading How Strong Is Your Brain?
Learn how to energize yourself with this infographic from MindTools.com Source: Energizing Yourself
Get Organized. Making a plan for what you're going to do and when you're going to do it will make sure you're always ahead of the curve - literally. Don't multitask. Studies have shown that multitasking is physically impossible. Divide it up. Studying isn't fun to begin with, and forcing yourself through a study marathon … Continue reading Starting The New Semester Off Right
Take this test to find out how well you manage your time, and to get advice on which time management tools you should use to improve your productivity. Source: How Good Is Your Time Management?: Discover Time Management Tools That Can Help You Excel
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