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Spice Up Your Research with These Unusual Resources

Is your research life feeling a little, blah? Weeks and months of paper research can take all the fun out of learning, but we have a few ideas to spice up your study life! The best part is, you probably use many of these sources in your downtime. We are going to teach you how everyday forms of entertainment can becom ...

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Pre-college Checklist Every College Freshman Needs

Congrats, you’ve made it through high school! Now, it’s time to start preparing for the whirlwind that is college freshman year.  Undeniably, college is a big transition, and it can be overwhelming to wrap your mind around the things you need to take care of before headi ...

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Longest Words in English That You Can Actually Use

Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis is the longest word in the English language, but how often does a forty-five letter lung disease caused by the inhalation of silica or quartz dust come up in conversation? For all those who’d like to dabble in ...

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Leave These Out for a Better Paper

  Writing papers may seem like the bane of your existence right now, but every assignment is actually a good thing — it’s another opportunity to improve! Most of the time, you focus on what should be in your paper: a strong thesis, relevant examples, in-depth analysis, etc. But sometimes we need a remi ...

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9 Overused Adjectives We All Use

In elementary school, you learn that adjectives are used to describe nouns and pronouns. And although the English language has tens of thousands of words, we te ...

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Quick Guide to Citing the Statue of Liberty (or Any) Inscription

The Fourth of July is fast-approaching! That means it’s time for fireworks; red, white and blue; and outdoor barbecues with family and friends. With the patriotic spirit in the air, Independence Day provides the perfect opportunity to pay homage to the people and places that shaped the United States of America ...

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