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The odds of life – face it or leave it?

The odds of life - face it or leave it?

Have you ever felt as if you’re wasting your time on things that don’t seem to get enough recognition or even appreciation? It’s perhaps normal to feel this way because these sorts of situations can occur frequently. But when things like grades or other important criteria factor into the picture, then it becomes another matter. [...]

Miscommunication: Whose fault is it?

Miscommunication: Whose fault is it?

Oftentimes, when information gets to us it comes in bits and pieces; very rarely does it come in its full shape. Because of this, pieces of information are lost in the process of trying to communicate the details from one person to another, which can result in misunderstandings. If you’re the informant, would you bother [...]

Education: Love it or Hate it

Education: Love it or Hate it

“School sucks!” “I wish I could have holidays all year round (although you know that won’t happen)!” There’s at least one time in your life when you’ve said it, but did you really mean it? Many a time, we say things on impulse, usually prompted greatly by something that painstakingly makes you feel like you’re [...]

Achieving Your Dreams

Achieving Your Dreams

How do people realize their dreams? What should they do to achieve these dreams? Why are some of them scared of making their dreams possible? And why do others quit on their dreams when hard times come? People may have the same personality and dreams but they have different ways of achieving them. Some people [...]

Making the Ultimate Decision in Life: Your Career

Making the Ultimate Decision in Life: Your Career

A Dream too far away? You have all these dreams about wanting to do this or that, and someone just so happens to walk into your life saying that he could help you achieve those dreams. Without hesitation, you accept the offer. A few years later, when you are finally done with learning everything you [...]

Preparations For A Licensure Exam

Preparations For A Licensure Exam

For some bachelor degrees, there are still licensure exams that a degree holder must take and pass before they’ll be called professionals. Medicine, Nursing, Law, Architecture and Engineering are just a few examples of the degrees that require a licensure exam before they can practice their professions. I’ve just graduated last March 2009 with a [...]

After Birth: What’s Next?

After Birth: What's Next?

Having graduated less than a month ago, it feels my life has ended. There’s nothing left for me to learn or to do anymore apart from the usual things like applying to the universities of my choice or sending my resume to companies, hoping to get called down for an interview. With the current recession [...]

Birth: An Experience Too Great and Memorable to Forget

Birth: An Experience Too Great and Memorable to Forget

“Birth” – it’s only held once a year, making it extra special. What makes it so special and full of mysteries? Well, hold on right there and allow me to unveil the secret! It’s the one event that happens only once (or perhaps not at all in most cases) in every design student’s lifetime. It’s [...]

Tips to Study Without Extra Classes

Tips to Study Without Extra Classes

Article written by ymay. You want to get good grades (at least pass your class, but if you’re aiming for distinction, you’ll have to work harder), but you don’t want to pay the tuition for extra-curricular classes. Even after taking extra classes, your results weren’t as high as you had expected them to be. Do [...]

Does Studying With Others Really Help?

Does Studying With Others Really Help?

Angela Chen, a current student, has always thought that studying in a group would make it easier for her to prepare for exams. However, the first few times she tried it, her scores were miserable. Soon, she realized why studying in a group was ineffective. Being in a group was distractive, since everybody tended to [...]