Students

Does Music Help You Study?

3 Oct , 2014  

Gorgeous young relaxed student in the park.

Does music really help you study? Are you getting those grades by listening to music while studying?

 

If you’re a student, I am almost willing to bet that you have music playing right now. Maybe it’s Drake, maybe it’s Mumford and Sons, or maybe it’s The Beatles. More…

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Students

7 Apps College Students Need

29 Apr , 2014  

Store of laptop software. Apps icons in shopping cart.

By now you may have started working on that seemingly never-ending checklist for college. You got your bed risers, your mini fridge and your own personal fan—everything to perfect your new dorm room. But there’s still more to do to prepare for school in the fall, and you won’t have to run to Bed Bath & Beyond for these finishing touches. There are several smartphone apps that will help ease your transition to college life, whether you need help with academics, time management, exercise or budgeting!

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Students

More Fitness = Good Grade

29 Apr , 2014  

Man gym workout

Find out how fitness can help you achieve good grades!

 

A study of about 500 Hamilton students shows a clear connection between better fitness levels and better school performance.

Whether it was reading, writing or mathematics, children in the highest fitness level had significantly higher grades than children in the least-fit category. More…

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Students

Sleep Deprivation Affects Students

29 Apr , 2014  

Teenager sleeps after Learning

Are you one of those night owls who stays up really late studying? Find out how sleeping late will affect your academic skills.

 

As fall semesters wind down at the country’s colleges and universities, students will be pulling all-night study sessions to prepare for final exams. Ironically, the loss of sleep during these all-nighters could actually work against them performing well, says a Harris Health System sleep specialist. More…

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Students

Does School Start Early?

29 Apr , 2014  

Demotivated students sitting in a lecture hall with one girl napping in college

Do you think your school is starting way early for you? Are you getting lack of sleep because of it? Take a look at this news report from the American Academic of Pediatrics who says delaying school may help teens get more rest. 

 

As the lazy days of summer give way to the painful reality of pre-dawn alarms, many kids are beginning their descent into chronic school-year sleep deprivation. More…

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Students

Understanding and Finding Yourself

29 Apr , 2014  

Stairway to forest

To all the students out there, have you ever wondered what you will get out of school? Of course you will come out with abundant knowledge of education. But have you ever wondered how you can find “yourself” through school? That’s true indeed! You can and will find “yourself” through school. Want to know how? Take a look at this article by The Huffington Post. It provides 3 main important points that will help start find yourself through school!

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