Tips for a Successful Second Year of College

A student’s second year of college means making lots of decisions about majors, careers, and many other aspects of a student’s life. Making sure everything is in order as soon as possible can help prevent students from having to extend the amount of time spent in college, which can cost tens of thousands of dollars in student loan debt and personal finances.

Create and Refine a Degree Plan

Also known as a four year plan or graduation plan, a degree plan helps students stay on track by visually organizing all of a student’s required classes. This plan can also help students see in advance that an extra quarter, semester, or year of schooling is required in order to complete all of the school’s necessary graduation requirements.

Second Year of College

After deciding on a major during the first year of college, a student should sit down with the school’s course catalog and determine when classes can be and need to be taken. Students should also take into account jobs, internships, studying abroad, and other necessary time commitments when creating this plan and make sure that these are all taken into account when determining a course load. [Continue reading]

5 Tips for Learning Languages Online

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Learning languages is like a long-distance run. It is necessary to put a lot of effort and time into it in order to achieve results. Fortunately, new technologies are on our side and now we can access online resources any time of the day, at any … [Continue reading]

Student Blogging Tips – How to Improve Readership and Blog Traffic

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In order for a blog to be successful, it needs to have a strong reader base. Otherwise, there won’t be anyone around to click on the ads or buy the products that are for sale. It is difficult to improve traffic and readership on a blog, but … [Continue reading]

How the Internet can Improve Your Essay Writing


While the Internet has been blamed for everything, from the reported decline of the traditional publishing industry to poor literacy, it can also be a valuable tool for becoming a better writer. The Internet – and particularly the World Wide Web – … [Continue reading]

Tips To Develop Personality During Your University Education Years

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Personality is the only thing which lasts long. It is not the thing which one can learn in a one go. It is a lifelong process. People develop their personality through various methods and tactics. It requires a consistent and coordinated efforts to … [Continue reading]

8 Tips That Will Help You Become Everyone’s Favorite in College

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So how’s life treating you, huh? You have just entered a new phase in your life, adulthood. You are officially an adult right now but your mother still calls up twice to inquire about your food. Pretty confusing, is not it? But even with all this … [Continue reading]

7 Things to do if You’re Stuck Inside your Dorm and the Weather Sucks

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The weather’s horrible, it’s too cold, you don’t really want to go out and there’s not much to do. What can you do to pass the time other than sit in your dorm and stare at the wall? It’s not the end of the world (although the thermometer makes it … [Continue reading]

Top Tips for Getting Accepted Into the College of Your Choice

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Going to college is a need to carrying on with the life you hope for. However, as you work through your ninth or tenth year of school, going to no less than three more years of college might be a hard idea to get amped up for. Having endured your … [Continue reading]

Tips on Writing a Good Speech

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There are times in our lives when we need to write a speech. The most obvious time would be when we get married and address the guests. However, there are also other times when we have to do public speaking, perhaps for a job or university work and … [Continue reading]

How to Have the Coolest Dorm Room Ever

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We know how you feel. You’re away from home for the first time, at least until the end of the semester when you can fly home for a visit. Making the dorm room feel like home is important to you, but you also don’t want to appear vulnerable or … [Continue reading]