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Benefits of Early Rising

Be the bird

The early bird catches the worm.

Our parents told us this when we were young, and it’s likely we’ve used the phrase on our own kids, encouraging them to wake up and seize the day. As a kid, the meaning behind it doesn’t quite resonate – and an hour of sleep seems like a much better idea than catching any slimy worm.

The Importance of Setting Goals and How to Effectively Set Them

Goals: They help us believe in ourselves, hold us accountable and help us identify what we are truly after and propel us further.

Here are three goal-setting strategies to help you:

Resume and Interview Do's and Don'ts

You don’t want your first impression to be your last when it comes to the job interview process. A good first impression is the critical foundation of successful employment seeking from resume submission to the face-to-face meeting with a hiring manager.

Learn Smart: Time-Saving Computer Strategies

As an adult or working student, your time is one of your most precious and powerful commodities in achieving your learning and career goals. Your computer can be a vital tool in maximizing your time during your education experience.

Getting Smart About Emotional Intelligence

Traditionally, emotional awareness wasn’t a part of measuring objective intelligence, but more recently, an accurate awareness of self and others has become an important factor in determining success, both in personal and professional spheres.

Emotional intelligence: What is it?

Four attributes make up emotional intelligence, including self-awareness, self-management, social awareness and relationship management. Understanding these attributes is the key to enhancing emotional intelligence.

Tips for Impressing Your Boss or Professor

Whether you’re a college student or it’s your first day on the job, impressing those who wield the leverage of authority over your grades or your paycheck is as easy, or as hard in some cases, as showing up on time. Besides punctuality, there are a number of ways to impress your superior in your academic life, professional life, or both.

Famous Crimes that Captured the Nation's Attention

These high-profile crimes transfixed our interest, sparked our curiosity and caused outrage around the country.

Personality by Birth Order

Does your personality really have anything to do with your birth order? Turns out, it just might. Below, we show you personality traits that are associated with the order you were born – be it first, last, middle or as an only child.

5 Apps to Increase Your Productivity

New semester, new you! Time to amp up that productivity. What are the best apps for slimming down that “to do” list? We’re here to tell you. Be at your best with these iOS and Android apps. Follow along:

10 Foods to Boost Your Brainpower

Remaining sharp and focused while juggling the myriad responsibilities of your student life is no easy task. Increase your odds for success by properly fueling your most important asset – your brain – with a well-rounded diet that acknowledges that your grey matter matters. Choose the following 10 foods to keep your brain cells healthy, prevent brain-damaging inflammation, and increase your memory and ability to learn.


This root vegetable contains natural nitrates that increase blood flow to the brain, boosting your brainpower and mental performance.

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