Modern-day technologies have developed to the extent, which enables us to stay in the comfort of our houses 24/7. In fact, you can spend the whole day in front of a laptop without getting up! With the help of the internet, you can exchange information, communicate with people from all over the world, take up college courses, send completed tasks to your professor, order food, and work online.
Comfortable as it might seem, such a lifestyle extracts a toll from your physical well-being. Spending hours in front of the computer monitor, people do irreversible harm to their bodies. Sure, hunching your back with your eyes glued to the screen and your body in one position several hours a day helps you pay the bills. It might even seem that there is no way out from the vicious circle because you need to get a degree and then earn money. Although it is true that you cannot stop working or studying completely and you still need to use a computer, there are some techniques to help you improve your lifestyle and start feeling better. Continue reading →
If your college specialization is connected with management or finance, then you will definitely be asked to work with accounting papers and other business related research papers. This task can become a difficult challenge in case you’ve never written business papers before. But you don’t need to panic because if you read this article till the end, your business paper writing skills will definitely get better. Read on to find out how to write business papers like a real pro. Continue reading →
Probably, you are one of those people who prefer to plan the whole summer in advance at the beginning of it concerning all things you would like to do during the summer vacation. In this list there might be different vacations, going for a walk with your friends, visiting many concerts as well as shows, going to the best restaurants, and so on. This all is rather exciting and amazing, but it sounds like that only until you understand that probably every point in this list costs a very big amount of money. You need to be a millionaire, but you are not. Continue reading →
Student life is not only about having fun and discovering the universe of truly amazing classic literature. Even bookworms suffer during exam season because it means they should put their favorite science fiction or gothic novels aside in order to delve into the incessant labyrinths of textbooks and lecture notes. Cramming for the upcoming tests is always frustrating. Even if you simply start to imagine yourself taking the exam and forgetting all the answers, this gloomy fantasy gives you the creeps.
Don’t listen to your inner pessimist – read the following tips that will help you to organize the mess in your brain and overcome pre-examination stress. Continue reading →
Scientists claim that colors have significant impact on person’s mood and feelings. How about you? Did you notice getting angry in a red room or feeling more relaxed in a blue interior? Designers and artists also state that colors are able to motivate person’s actions and cause different psychological reactions. In addition, the way people perceive certain colors is also rooted in national culture. For instance, we associate white color with innocence and purity, whereas Asians link it to mourning. Despite different viewpoints on color psychology, there is some truth about its meaning in our lives. Let’s take a closer look at it. Continue reading →
When you only go to college, it might seem to be so much harder than high school. In fact, even some of the study tools you used when you were in high school might stop working. For example, if in high school it was enough for you to skim through your notes a couple of hours before a test, in college this won’t help. To avoid being overwhelmed with college, use our tips and adopt new study tools! Continue reading →
Even if it seems that people living in the Digital Age are doomed to be busy every day, we still have those precious moments of free time. Usually, after the restless work week, everything we wish is to immerse in a sunlit relaxation that will take us away from any problems. Yes, inner contemplation is useful. However, look in the face of the truth. Do you really dedicate your downtime to yoga? In the majority of cases, you lazily watch TV or surf your Facebook account or Instagram profile, counting likes on your newest selfie. I also know that you often blame yourself for such a ridiculous pastime. So, you should learn to make the most of your spare time, satiating it with inventive and productive activities. Believe me, this type of productivity won’t exhaust you. On the contrary, it will help you to complete some important tasks or find a hobby that will always make you revitalized and motivated. Continue reading →
Ask your parents if they have cheated on tests at school, college, or university. In most cases, the answer will be negative. The recent study by the University of Rutgers has shown that 64% of students have cheated during the tests in college. Moreover, 25% of these students see nothing wrong with having their mobile phones or other gadgets help them during studying. Even though the risks of being caught are extremely high and the punishment is still severe, it does not prevent the students from using their devices to get the better mark. Before explaining a few methods of engaging modern technologies to improving the grades, it is important to stress: none of the following methods is described to promote cheating; you should try the tips only at your risk. Continue reading →
Since there are no evident definitions that could help in distinguishing a one-tier and a two-tier health care system, it is rather difficult to answer what system exists in Canada. A one-tier system is commonly understood as the system that allows the citizens to have a public access to medical care. In a perfect situation, it means that people can obtain an equal and free access to health services. On the other hand, a two-tier system implies that the citizens are provided with an option to choose between public and private medical assistance. According to the Health Act, Canada has a one-tier system. In the meantime, many citizens of Canada do not like that they lack an option concerning their health care. The experience of many other countries that use the two-tier system shows that this approach to health care is successful. Over time, Canada might also take this approach and move to the two-tier system. Continue reading →
Student years are a big challenge. Now you might be thinking of stress, troubles with time management, insufficient sleep, and poor nutrition to name a few. You might also be thinking that once you complete a degree, all of these will be left behind forever. Sorry to disappoint you, but you are wrong. If you set your academic achievements and obtaining a degree as your number-one priority at college, you might lose your most valuable resource – health. And when the health is gone, nothing else matters. Continue reading →