How to write an Abstract | Essay Tips

How to write an Abstract | Essay Tips

Tom  has shared about his process for putting together an abstract either for a conference paper for submission or for a journal article. This article is a little bit of an insight into his abstract-writing process which you will likely be able to build upon and expand and mould for your own purposes. As usual it will be mostly useful for those in the humanities...
Scholarships & Financial Aid : How to Get Nursing Scholarships

Scholarships & Financial Aid : How to Get Nursing Scholarships

Brooke Kramer, the financial aid officer with Argosy University in Salt Lake City, talks about how to get nursing scholarships. First, find out what scholarships you want to apply for. You can do this by first visiting the department, the nursing department from the University you plan on attending. Most nursing schools have scholarships available specifically towards that degree. Next,...
TOEFL: How to Score 119 out of 120

TOEFL: How to Score 119 out of 120

Something amazing happened last week. One of our students who took classes with Jonathan, who is our teacher who prepares people for TOEFL and helps them learn English. This student scored 119 out of 120 on TOEFL. She's based in Italy and I asked her everything about her TOEFL experience, tips and tricks. I asked her so how she prepared or...
Postgraduate Social Sciences at Oxford

Postgraduate Social Sciences at Oxford

With nearly 1,000 academic staff in the social sciences, Oxford University has the largest grouping of social scientists in the UK. As a graduate, you can take a wide choice of courses, all supported by innovative research Degrees range from social sciences with lab-based elements - for example, in geography and archaeology - through to subjects such as politics, economics...
5 Active Reading Strategies for Textbook Assignments – College Info Geek

5 Active Reading Strategies for Textbook Assignments – College Info Geek

Thomas Frank talks about active reading. Active reading is a method of reading a book with the intent of pulling something useful out of it. It's different from passively going over the text once to experience it. Right off the bat, he says there were a lot of systems that have been put forward like SQ3R, SQ4R, and lots of other acronym driven systems for...
How Freshmen & Sophomores Can Prepare | Football Recruiting

How Freshmen & Sophomores Can Prepare | Football Recruiting

The recruiting process starts really early at NCSA.  The recruiting process started before means you could never start too early. College coaches are developing lists of prospects as early as they possibly can so that they can track and decide if they want to make them recruits. There's a difference between a prospect and a recruit. Prospect is someone who's...
How to Navigate a College Admissions Fair – an Expert Interviews Experts

How to Navigate a College Admissions Fair – an Expert Interviews Experts

Thinking college fairs are a terrific opportunity for students and their families to really learn about different colleges and universities that might be scared around. If they are visiting colleges, they don't want specific place. Certainly depending junior/senior sophomore may not necessarily know they like to study. The terrific opportunity is to learn about different academic opportunities that many different...
Distance Learning – International Development Department

Distance Learning – International Development Department

If you're looking for an academic degree of a high caliber but at the same time suited to one's lifestyle and personality, Birmingham can supply you with that type of program. ID DS distance learning program has a diverse and experienced group of students with all different nationalities and most of them are working in development related jobs. Distance learning...
Top 5 Tips For Applying a Scholarship

Top 5 Tips For Applying a Scholarship

Applying for scholarships can be so stressful and overwhelming. Some universities talked to successful scholarship recipients from across the country for their keys to success. Here are their top 5 tips for getting that scholarship. Tip one: Get organized This is not a time when you want to be pulling an all-nighter. So determine which documents you need early and...