Education

Things Teachers Think But Do Not Say-Part One

Teachers are human.  They are not perfect; they are not angels.  As humans, we have feelings, thoughts, and our very own personalities.  Teachers are also not immune or ignorant of the challenges of teaching.  As a university lecturer for the previous 7 years, my colleagues and I have shared thoughts on the positives and the negatives… Read More Things Teachers Think But Do Not Say-Part One

Education, Tips for College Students

The Best Way To Take Notes and Retain Information

Many students only know of one way to take notes:  an informal outline designed any way they want.  They also know of one way to study:  a day or two before an exam (ouch!).  As for notes, most of the time they are not typed up, making it possible for students to be unable to read their… Read More The Best Way To Take Notes and Retain Information

Education

10 Reasons You MUST Take Summer College Courses

Every time I ask students if they will be taking courses in the summer, they always say, “No way, I need my summers off!”.  Of course students would not want to take summer classes because then they think they wouldn’t have a summer.  If you are a student, you probably took at least 15 credits each… Read More 10 Reasons You MUST Take Summer College Courses

Education

15 Facts About College Every Freshmen Should Know

The transition to college from high school can be very overwhelming for new freshmen.  This is often because they simply do not know what to expect.  College is very different than high school, in good ways and in bad ways.  Your transition to college can be a little easier by being aware of these 10 facts… Read More 15 Facts About College Every Freshmen Should Know

Education

Parking Situations All College Students Go Through

*WARNING:  FOUL LANGUAGE* If you have ever attended college, or attend college now, you surely know how frustrating parking on campus can be.  You have to get to campus before 9AM just to get a good spot.  A good spot is the closest to your classes’ building.  Ever arrive late, like 9:15AM and you realize… Read More Parking Situations All College Students Go Through