How To Ace An In Class Essay

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THREE HOURS. ONE ESSAY PROMPT… ON TWELVE NOVELS. Probably one of the more extreme examples of an English final examination that I have had to take. Sounds insane, but with a certain mindset and a decent amount of preparation beforehand, essay exams are actually not that bad. As a literature major, I get a lot more written midterms and finals. I have not encountered scantrons and multiple choice exams in a while…. Read More

10 Things People Say Without Having Any Idea

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10 Things People Say Without Having Any Idea What They’re Talking About, And What They Should Be Saying Instead

UCLA To Make Co-Ed Roommates An Option

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The University of California at Los Angeles (that’s UCLA to you) is flirting with the option to allow students to request a co-ed roommate for the 2012 academic year.

Confessions Of A College Food Addict: My Freshman 18

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I gained 18 pounds my freshman year. Sure, it didn’t help that I lived in the dorm right above the food court or that my first semester happened to coincide with the month Papa John’s started taking student IDs.

Brown U Ordered To Turn Over Video Records In Rape Case

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A federal judge has ordered Brown University to turn over fundraising and donation records of an alumnus whose daughter says she was raped in 2006.

6 Websites That Will Save Your Academic Life

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Take it from someone who has graduated, college is only as easy as you make it. Throughout my years in college I have relied on only a few sites to assist me in my academics. I graduated with a degree in English, so the list here is a little biased in terms of subject matter but I tried to make it accessible to everyone. I will show you my favorite sites, and… Read More

Dos and Don’ts of Doing Work at a Coffee Shop

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When you’re working on huge paper or studying for that insane midterm, sometimes you need to put yourself in a new environment in order to stimulate your brain cells. I usually go to the library for peace and quiet, but there is a growing trend of students venturing off campus to local coffee shops to do their work. This seems like a pretty good deal. You camp out at your favorite table,… Read More

The World’s REAL Super Elite Universities

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The best university in the world sits on a sprawling campus not far from Hollywood, according to a new list from the Times Higher Education. Using data provided by Thomson Reuters, the London-based industry magazine just published a list of the 400 best universities in the world, spread across 15 countries.

10 Dream Jobs That Aren’t That Glamorous

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Who wouldn’t want to be a travel writer? They visit some of the most interesting and beautiful places in the world, and they get paid for it. Or a celebrity assistant? They get to hang out with celebrities! The truth is that while these jobs certainly do come with great perks, even so-called “dream jobs” aren’t perfect. Though all 10 of the following people love their careers and wouldn’t change them for… Read More

5 College Basketball Players Primed for a Big Season

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WE ARE ONLY ABOUT A MONTH AWAY FROM THE TIP-OFF OF COLLEGE BASKETBALL IN WHAT LOOKS TO BE THE ONLY HOOPS WE WILL SEE THIS WINTER. Last year, the country witnessed the Naismith Player of the Year race come down to two players: UConn’s Kemba Walker and BYU’s Jimmer Fredette. Jimmer eventually prevailed by winning the trophy, but Kemba won his team a ring. Which players are primed for an outstanding season… Read More