Category: Education Tips

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How to Know if Distance Education is Right for You

Work, family and other responsibilities often leave us with very little time left in the day. Because of this, even those of us who would like to continue our education might feel like we can’t because there simply isn’t enough time to do it! With the advent of distance education, and an increasing number of brick-and-mortar...

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Balancing School with Full-Time Work

Continuing your education is a challenge under even the best of circumstances. Studying is time-consuming, and requires at least moderate amounts of concentration and effort. But if you’re already in full-time employment or working as a full-time mother, the thought of having to add yet another major resource drain into your schedule may seem like an...

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Are Academic Writing Companies Ethical?

If you decide to order an essay or another academic paper online, first of all, you will think about three factors: affordability, reliability, and confidentiality. We don’t try to say you are unethical, but being a student in a turmoil is a universal image which we know and understand. However, not being snowed under the increasing...

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10 Childhood Myths Debunked

When I was younger and angry at my mom because I didn’t get my way, I’d make terrible faces at her when she wasn’t looking. Instead of getting upset and scolding me, she merely asked me to stop making those faces or else my face would freeze like that. The scary thing was that she never...

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Where to Find Free Online Classes

While free online classes are not intended as a substitute for a traditional degree-granting school, they can be great to review information you’ve already learned or to learn about new things that interest you. Free classes can also be used to enhance your vocational skills, as well! Even though you will not get a degree or...

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Talking with Your Teen

“You don’t listen to me!” She leaned forward in her chair, body taut, fists clenched, as she screamed at her mother. I briefly wondered at what the other offices in my suite were thinking as they overheard this, but let it continue. This had been a long time coming. “I do too listen to you,” the...

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Religion in School?

It’s almost time for students (and teachers) to go back to school. But before they do in Texas, state officials have some work to do. Texas state officials take on the task of deciding on the social studies curriculum for all the schools in the state. The question at hand: Is religion and its role in...

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Learning for the Sake of Learning

Although learning does have intrinsic value for most people, often we think of school as a chore to get through in order to get the grand prize of a degree or some other kind of qualification. But what if you’re not really that interested in getting a piece of paper? You’re not alone — many people...