Undergraduate Tips: How to Retain Focus in Academics

When a school’s curriculum seems questionable, students ask the question ‘why?’ In many cases, this is a demotivating factor for many students, having them lose focus of their academic objectives. To answer why, an undergraduate student must first understand ‘what’, meaning, what is their objective in pursuing their academics, through planning their career goals without [...]

Why Schools Don’t Prepare You Too Well For the Real World

Having an elementary to graduate school education is something the “baby boomer” generation highly prizes, and something the Generation Y had grown cynical due to the high unemployment rates in the world for degree holders and even masters and doctorate education graduates. Schools could give documentation and witness to your educational attainment, but employers are [...]

Should You Pursue a Vocational Course?

In the competitive world of employment, having well-rounded specialty skills in other areas is a must. Vocational courses could help you fill in these blanks. However, it will cost you. So, should you consider a vocational course A vocational course is effective because it helps you have an application-based education instead of just theoretical and [...]

Student Suicides or Rampages Might Be Caused by Depression or Isolation

In any industry, a stressful work environment can push a person to his or her limits, which may cause him or her to do drastic actions just to relieve themselves of the burdens they are carrying. Students are not exempted from these kinds of situations. Stressful projects, schedules and peer pressure often end with suicide [...]

Helping Your Children Cope From Bullying

Bullying can happen in all levels of profession. It can happen to your child when he or she is just in kindergarten, or it could happen late during college. Children are less individualistic with themselves and they often think more of what other people think of them. Bullying can shape their personalities into very rigid [...]

Student Injury Compensation Claims And How to Make A Claim

All renowned universities and schools guarantee that students have their own health and life insurance policies. Most of these policies provide for medical support and possible extra-curricular damages. However, a health insurance from a university or school will not always provide you proper compensation in many cases. This was the case of my son. Because [...]

Parenting: Home Study or School?

I’m a parent, but my work involves me and my family moving from one place to another because of official business. I work in the textile trade industry and its market is always moving. To keep up with my children’s education, I have them home schooled. Online education had been helpful because my children could [...]

Education Can Benefit from Oculus Rift and Future Virtual Technologies

Virtual reality video gaming is closely coming to the real world in the near future, but creator Palmer Luckey said that instead of driving students and other kids to avoid school, it could actually encourage education, and even save the schools money in the process. Today’s graphics technology had increased in capabilities because of the [...]

Online Education Will be the Next “Bursting Bubble”

Experts said that the widely-accessed and lucrative online education courses will be the next bubble to “pop” instead of conventional on-site education. Experts said that Brown University’s tuition fees had blown up to $50,000 annually, which according to experts, is a very high amount. Experts said that the online education bubble as college tuitions continue [...]

Why Formal Education Does Not Actually Educate Students

When you were a student, your motivation to pass your exams is because your parents or your benefactors paid good money to ensure that you learn something from your school. All formal education gives you a good look into each of the subjects present, such as the essentials of language, science, mathematics and history. You [...]