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There’s Only One Reason Math Is Important

Let’s get right to the point. The only reason that math is important to any student is for grades. Forget about taxes, buying groceries, playing Monopoly or keeping score in Spades. If you can’t calculate your grades in  class, then you just increase the chances of not passing. I recently looked at my undergraduate transcript Read More

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You Need First Aid, Not Financial Aid

No one in an epic crisis would intentionally slap a lifeguard, run away from the paramedics, or avoid a star in Mario Kart. That sounds silly at first, but that is how it appears when we reject help-especially when we know that we need it. But according to research help around campus is becoming more Read More

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Before You Go Back For More Fried Chicken, Make Sure That You Read This

I really hate ultimatums; I prefer to have choices and options. That’s why I used to religiously eat at buffets. Those places were created for those of us who truly believe that choices and options are better than originality and consistency. If I was on my way to grab a bite to eat and spotted Read More

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6 Reasons That You’re About To Die and You Don’t Even Know It Yet (pt.2)

Reason #2. Rate Your Professor Some teachers cannot stand the RateMyProfessor.com website, and they hate it when I promote it. Maybe they view me as being Tony Stark and the Superhuman Registration Act during Marvel’s Civil War. I don’t agree with fake testimonials given by poor performing students, but I do believe in student feedback. Read More