Monthly Archives: May 2016

PAPER HACK: Super Easy Formula for a Thesis Statement that Works (Almost) Every Time

PAPER HACK: Super Easy Formula for a Thesis Statement that Works (Almost) Every Time   Get ready for your mind to be blown.               Here’s the secret formula:   The author uses ____(insert character/symbol)________ to show/symbolize/demonstrate ___(insert theme/argument)__________. Example: The author uses the carousel to symbolize the difficult transition from…
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The Early Bird Catches the Worm

The Early Bird Catches the Worm The book What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast, cites a poll of 20 executives in which 90% said they wake up before 6 a.m. on weekdays. PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi, for example, wakes at 4 a.m. and is in the office no later than 7 a.m. Meanwhile, Disney CEO Bob Iger gets…
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Connecting. Networking. Building Relationships.

Connecting. Networking. Building Relationships. Call it whatever you like, just make sure you're networking. It's difficult to get the job/internship/letter of recommendation/favor you need if you don't know anyone in your field. It's difficult to learn about your field if you don't know others in it. It's all around difficult to go through life without…
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3 Ways to Rock the Last 4 Weeks of School

3 Ways to Rock the Last 4 Weeks of School   Know Where You Stand: Yes, it can be scary to look at your grades (especially if you have a feeling you’re not doing so hot). But it does you no good to avoid the truth. Find out where you stand, and see what kind…
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