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Using Boolean Operators for Better Search Results

Odds are you’ve already conducted hundreds of online searches in your life. But have you used Boolean operators before? If not, read on! Most of us start off using “natural language” when searching for information online. Natural language refers to the way in which humans usually communicate and speak with one another. For example, say ...

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Quantitative vs. Qualitative Research

Different types of projects demand different types of research. For instance, the process that goes into writing a paper on a scientific experiment is vastly different from that of a history thesis. So how can you separate these types of research, and which kind is right for your project? Below, we describe the two most common types of researc ...

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8 Instagram Accounts Every College Student Should Follow

Instagram is useful for keeping up with friends and following the lives of celebrities, but the photo sharing application is also a great place for college students to get tips for success both inside and outside of the classroom. Here are eight accounts that’ll help you to get through and thrive during your four years of college. ...

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What is Labor Day: Why it’s Important

Labor Day, held on the first Monday of September in the United States, is a holiday that we often use as a mark for the end of summer, celebrating with parades, barbecues and fireworks—and it’s a day for many Americans to take a break from school/work. But Labor Day means more than just a day to relax, and while it’s now held in numerou ...

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7 Student Freebies You Should be Using

Does your tuition bill have your bank account feeling broke? If so, worry no longer! As a college student, you are entitled to a great deal of discounts and freebies that those in the “real world” can only dream of. To help you out in taking advantage of these frugal finds, we have compiled the best 7 freebies for you to take advantage of ...

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Starting College: 6 Tips to Having the Best Freshman Year Ever!

Going to college is a big transition. After all, you’re leaving behind the confines of your high school (and the security of being the oldest class in school), and you might be heading far from home, without any familiar faces in sight. Going to college might be nerve wracking, exciting or anywhere in between—and it’s okay to be nervous ...

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