Reading articles and writing papers – study tips from a recent graduate

When we look at a text, we often see an engaging narrative spinning a cobweb of intrigue and plot. That is a sensible approach to enjoying a book. But when the essay is due at 7:30am the next day and it’s already almost 9pm, sensible won’t cut it! Here’s my system for approaching a paper, straight from a recent graduate’s experience.

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Being successful does not mean being stress-free

If you get good grades, you probably heard these words many times: “you are so smart, you don’t even have to try, everything comes to you so easily!” But the truth it – you aren’t just “that smart,” you certainly do have to “try,” and things do not “come easily” at all. Success carries just as much, if not more, hard work, stress and anxiety as struggling does! I can vouch for that myself.

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How to graduate with a Liberal Arts degree and not end up working at a coffee shop

Like a good chunk of students across the world,I have graduated my college with a Liberal Arts degree. As fascinating and enriching as the experience was, lets be honest – it’s probably one of the least marketable degrees you can get, especially in this economy. But if you take the right steps, you need not end up serving fast food and living with your parents! Here is my success story.
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