How To Teach Students On Time Management

When you were a child, you never give importance to time. You were idle most of the time, reclining in bed, watch TV programs for so many hours, and sometimes amuse yourself with video games. As you become older, you will be remembering the things that you have accomplished. And you realized that you have not really achieved anything worthwhile. Read more

Top Seven Study Abroad Myths

Despite the ever-growing numbers of students headed for study abroad, there are many who skip the opportunity, owing to misunderstandings about study abroad programs. Make sure you have your facts right and don’t miss out. Read more

How to Pick Your Recommenders

Excerpt The following is an excerpt from the book The Ivey Guide to Law School Admissions by Anna Ivey Published by Harcourt; April 2005;$14.00US; 0-15-602979-0 Copyright © 2006 Anna Ivey

Avoid jumping all over the first person who offers to write you a “great recommendation.” Recommendation writing is both an art and a science, and few people do it really well, either because they don’t know you well enough to address the things admissions officers care about, because they can’t be bothered, or because they don’t know how. Read more

Colleges Know What You Did Last Summer

Admissions professionals are often asked by anxious parents about summer activities and how these will be viewed by college admissions offices. I recently had a conversation with a mother who, checklist in hand, wanted to know if her son needs to practice tennis five or seven times a week in order to look attractive to colleges. Her son likes tennis, but she is worried that he won’t look as committed to the sport if he only practices five days a week. Read more

Students: Increase Your Grades… Talk To Your Teachers

Have you ever heard the phrase, “It’s all about who you know”? Every adult could probably tell you about some opportunity that arose because they knew the right person at the right time. Read more

Ways on How to Save Money on College Textbooks

So you are ready for college! You are now about to embark on more intense years of studying and learning. You must be eager to experience college life. Read more

High IQ – So What?

Does a high IQ (intelligence quotient) mean better grades in school? Does it mean a better life? Is your IQ score even a valid measurement of your intelligence? Let’s take a look at these questions one-by-one. Read more

Take Time to Have Rest

Almost all adult people and even youngsters work, fulfilling certain set of tasks daily. Sure, there are people who do not work. They may be rich enough to stay out of job and enjoy other aspects of life, entertain a lot and communicate within their circle. Or someone just doesn’t want to go to work and is satisfied with welfare payment; they do not have career ambitions and enjoy what they have. But most people do work and work a lot if they strive for career promotion and have grand life aims. Read more

Do Those Freshman Grades Really Matter?

Do Those Freshman Grades Really Matter? For many students, the transition to freshman year of high school is filled with worries about social life, complicated schedules, and finding the right way to class. Somewhere along the way, concerns about quality of work and first and second quarter grades can get pushed down low on the list of priorities. At year’s end, many rising sophomores are stunned by the fact that their 4.0 in eighth grade slipped to a 3.0 or 2.5. But a surprising question some counselors and parents hear from students is “do those freshman grades really matter?” Read more

Emotional Intelligence Is Stronger Than IQ

Intelligence is a mental image of someone who is excellent in analytical reasoning, planning, and problem solving. He can comprehend basic and complex ideas.

Emotional Intelligence is another type of Intelligence that was found as an important factor in attaining success in life. It allows an individual to successfully set priorities. Read more