If you’re concerned why your child in college hasn’t accepted your Facebook friends invitation yet, the answer may be less dreadful than you expect!
College graduate’s retrospective on the few random things that proved the most invaluable during four years of independent living.
We’ve all heard about “fight or flee” reactions of our bodies, but what does that mean when it comes to studying and test anxiety? Oh, and if you didn’t get a chance to grab a FREE subscription to our program from the last promo, we opened up some new spots!
Have you ever had a dinner with friends that you couldn’t really enjoy, your mind worried and preoccupied with all the historical facts for that 8:30 test tomorrow? College may not be all about grades, but grades sure influence a lot of things!
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.
Many parents of college students are eager to help them study better, get top grades, and have a fulfilling college experience. So here is a little open later from a graduated student to you, parents, with some do’s and don’t’s you may not realize!
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.
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.