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50 Totally Real Things You Should Know Before You Go To College

"Don't drink the jungle juice at frat parties. Just don't."<p>—grace28<p>—mckennaw4c1ce1156<p>—kellyg4b1fa1039<p>—katherined47715c3d1<p>—noescapingravity<p>—carinae4aca2b6af<p>—Emily Barnard Hullo, …

College & University

Ultimate Resource Guide for the NEW Google Classroom!

Google Classroom is an essential tool for any teacher using Chromebooks or Google Drive as a teaching tool. On the surface, classroom is a simple …

Google Drive

A Stanford researcher’s 15-minute study hack lifts B+ students into the As

Policy makers, tech executives, teachers, and parents are forever trying to find new ways to improve kids’ performance at school. Schools design and redesign curricula, teachers embrace and reject new learning technologies, and parents plot ways to get their kids to study more.<p>One novel solution …

How to Stop Saying “Um,” “Ah,” and “You Know”

Um.<p>Ah.<p>So.<p>You Know.<p>Like.<p>Right?<p>Well.<p>When we find ourselves rattled while speaking — whether we’re nervous, distracted, or at a loss for what comes next — it’s easy to lean on filler words. These may give us a moment to collect our thoughts before we press on, and in some cases, they may be useful …

Body Language

The Top 14 Gorgeous Towns and Cities to Visit in France

Who hasn’t heard the famous Audrey Hepburn quote, “Paris is always a good idea”? Well, let’s go a bit further with this and say France, as a whole, …

5 Questions You'll Hear at Your Next Job Interview — and Exactly How to Answer Them

Bookmark this now.<p>Look, there’s no way around this: job hunting sucks.<p>It’s stressful, time-consuming, and success hinges on a million different …

10 Books That Will Make You More Interesting

We’re firm believers in the power of a good book to change lives, and it’s for this reason we set aside time every single day to knock down a few …

The Country's Most Beautiful Mountaineering Route

Photo: Stephen Matera<p>Along the way the route crosses a half-dozen or more glaciers and permanent snowfields. Some climbers rush through the route in three days, but why hurry when you can awaken each day to a cyclorama of Northwest peaks to climb, and views like this? In July our group took a …

Cut these 5 outdated things from your resume

Mindy Kaling gave helpful resume advice during her Dartmouth commencement speech — plus, more ways to improve your CV.<p>Mindy Kaling says it’s time to …

Genius Strategies for Raising Kids Who Are Smart About Money—Starting at Age 4

Preschoolers & Early Elementary Kids (7 and Under)<p>The foundation of money habits is formed very early, as young as age 5, according to research from …

Banff, Jasper and the incredible sights you’ll see driving up the Alaska-Canadian Highway

If you plan your trip up the Alaska Highway (the Alcan) correctly, you'll include one of Canada's most incredible drives: the Icefields Parkway.We …

TOP 15 BEST HIKES IN EUROPE

Are you one of those people who think Europe is just about beautiful cities and history? Let me tell you that there is much more to this continent …

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

This is how to increase your attention span: 5 secrets from neuroscience

The human brain is the most amazing thing in the universe. It got us to the moon, built the pyramids, cured smallpox … <i>And it also can’t seem to go 6</i> …

This Common Word Makes You Sound More Negative Than You Want To

This tiny word is nearly unavoidable but frequently overused. Everything that follows it tends to make you sound like a downer.<p>The language you use shapes others’ impressions of you, but there’s a chance that some of your most common words don’t put you in the best light. In fact, I’ve already …

Drowned in sound: how listening to music hinders learning

In his series of articles on how psychology research can inform teaching, Bradley Busch picks an academic study and makes sense of it for the classroom. This time: listening to music while studying<p>Many students do their homework and revision while listening to music. Many of them will swear that …

11 Best Countries That Actually Love Having American Tourists

One of the strangest sensations when traveling abroad as an American is the heightened sense of your American-ness. That I’m-from-anywhere accent you …

Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me

I wish someone had told me when I first began my journey into a life of my own that where I needed to begin was sitting on the floor, with my eyes closed. I wish someone had told me that my first step, the first step anyone must take is inward.<p>I wish someone had told me when I felt I had nothing to …

Meditation

Science Says This Is the Simplest Way to Remember More of What You Read

Hit pause. Reflect on the content. Excel. Repeat.<p>Whether it's Facebook content, Bill Gates' favorite book, or the latest critical business report, most of us enjoy reading or have to do quite a bit of it through the day. But in the rush to do everything in less time, you might be missing a crazily …

This is how to overcome anger: 5 powerful secrets from mindfulness

There’s a voice shouting. Takes a second before you realize it’s yours. You feel energized. Righteous. Driving every point home. It’s like the climax …

Mindfulness

What teens wish their parents knew about social media

By Ana Homayoun<p>When teens were asked, recently, if they believe their parents know “a little” or “nothing” about what they do or say online, or even what social-media apps and sites they use, more than a quarter of them agreed.<p>After visiting schools around the country, it seems to me they’re likely …

Social Media

Couple's Therapists Explain 11 Ways To Keep The Spark Alive In A Long-Term Relationship

Losing the spark in a long-term relationship is often inevitable, just like realizing that Justin Bieber is actually making amazing music right now. …

To Move Forward We Need to Let Go

“<i>We can't be afraid of change. You may feel very secure in the pond that you are in, but if you never venture out of it, you will never know that</i> …

Teenagers will always find ways to outwit parents | Barbara Ellen

Jamie Oliver has banned his daughter from posting ‘porno’ selfies, but kids will be kids<p>I’ve got time for Jamie Oliver – at least he tries to stand up for more than his own-branded crockery. This week, the father of five was commenting on teenagers posting provocative selfies online. He’s banned …

Why AP Classes Matter

6 Reasons to Take Advanced Placement Classes<p>AP classes can play a significant role in the college admissions process. If you're planning to go to …

Are People Actually Listening to and Understanding What You Say? Here Are 5 Signs to Watch.

If you want to lead effectively, you need to make sure people actively listen.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Connecting with listeners through every word you speak and every movement you make requires observation and practice. Research reveals the average person …

Public Speaking

7 Things Every Mom and Daughter Should Do Together At Least Once

When it comes to family relationships, there’s nothing quite like the bond between mother and daughter. Just look at <i>The Golden Girls’</i> iconic (and …

If You Say Yes to Any of These 7 Questions, You're Much More Successful Than You Think

Numbers come and go, but feelings are forever -- especially when those feelings involve how you feel about yourself.<p>Sometimes comparisons can be useful... but where your sense of satisfaction and fulfillment are concerned, they're definitely not.<p>Like if you constantly you compare yourself to other …

We Need to Talk About Kids, Smartphones and Mental Health

Nina Langton had no right to be depressed. At least, that’s how she saw it.<p>She had a great group of friends, lived in a prosperous neighborhood, and …

News literacy 101: How to teach kids (and adults) to think critically

<b>(AP)</b><p>Follow these steps to help kids (and you!) resist fake news, fact-check, and think critically about news and inform<p>Christine Elgersma<p>October 2, 2017 2:15am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared onCommon Sense Media.<p>If it's tough for us grown-ups to figure out what's real news and what's fake …

Fake News