Who knew that learning could be so much fun? Using the games below, individuals from the ages of pre-K to adulthood can learn social skills, school subjects, computer literacy and so much more while having fun. The trick, is to try a variety of games, rather than getting hooked on just one game. That way, you can build a variety of skills as well.
The following games are online and they are free to use. Some need to be downloaded, and some games ask for parental or teacher guidance (or both). The games are listed alphabetically within each category by site or name game. Have fun! Read the rest of this entry »
One of the most challenging aspects of college is finding a way to pay for it. Scholarships can seem scarce — especially if you are one of hundreds of people competing for standard scholarships for leadership, academics and need. Instead, it might help to think outside the box a little bit. There are a number of scholarships available that cater to individuals that have more specific qualifications. And because they are “weird,” fewer people know about them, so there is less competition. Some of the scholarships are for smaller amounts, but every little bit helps. Here are some examples of lesser-known scholarships available: Read the rest of this entry »
Starting college can be a bit overwhelming at the outset. There is so much to get used to. And it can be difficult to navigate the best prices and figure out where to go to find out what you need. The good news is that there are a number of resources and tools available online for students. If you are an incoming freshman, here are 25 essential web tools to help you start off on the right foot: Read the rest of this entry »
Students need all the help they can get these days. Getting ahead in school is important for your future. But keeping everything organized, and learning everything you need can be a daunting task. The good news is that there is plenty of help available. Here are 25 free web tools that every student should use to help keep on top of school work: Read the rest of this entry »
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