Your grades do not define you

Beyond classroom walls Schools were designed to teach subjects that instill core values to our lives. However, are restless nights, fried brains, and hand cramps worth the grade? Look at your life from an eagle’s point of view. How much do you sacrifice for school and where does your happiness and mental health fall onContinue reading Your grades do not define you

An Introduction to Alta

Knewton Alta is a complete courseware solution that provides your instructor with control of the content in your course based on learning objectives or skills that you need to master. Just-in-time answer explanations and remediation provide students with what you need when you need it. The courseware combines targeted instruction, answer explanations, and remediation to close learningContinue reading “An Introduction to Alta”

Taking Classes in English When English Isn’t Your First Language

When you decide to study abroad, first thing you think is “how do I demonstrate that I have language skills?” This is easy… but when you start studying, that is the challenge… Here is my experience going to college in Canada and taking classes in English when English isn’t my first language. Why study abroad?Continue reading “Taking Classes in English When English Isn’t Your First Language”

How to Tackle the “Firsts” of a Semester 

The start of a new semester may be daunting or exciting, maybe the combination of both, but you are in the right place for learning how to start the term off strong. Here you will learn some techniques and tips that I have used to make the most of my experience on the first dayContinue reading “How to Tackle the “Firsts” of a Semester “

Soft Skills in the Classroom

The classroom has more to offer than the subject knowledge around which the class is centered. The classroom setting also offers the opportunity to practice and grow your soft skills. These skills are things like communication, emotional intelligence, team work, leadership, and so on. Author of Wiley’s You Got This! The Real Skills You NeedContinue reading “Soft Skills in the Classroom”

Celebrating Your 2021 Wins!

2021 was a long year, and there were definitely a lot of ups and downs. While the year might have been challenging, there were also so many moments worthy of celebration. We asked our Wiley Students Speak readers and members to tell us their wins from 2021. From personal successes like focusing on mental health,Continue reading “Celebrating Your 2021 Wins!”

Find the Right Scholarship for You

Scholarships are fantastic tools that can help you cover at least part of your overall education expenses. While finding a scholarship that is the right fit for your background, qualifications, course of study, and financial situation may seem daunting, there are a variety of options out there—you just have to know what to look for!Continue reading “Find the Right Scholarship for You”

How To Prepare For Summer Research Internships

Summer Research Internships in your CV or resume will help you stand out while having paramount experience. Whether your future goal is to get into graduate school or medical school, summer research internships will increase your chances to a great extent. It is a way to discover a new city or place for some ofContinue reading “How To Prepare For Summer Research Internships”

Background Noise

by Krystal Mitchell A well-debated topic amongst scholars is whether listening to music while studying is beneficial as compared to not listening to music. Research has shown a link between certain types of music that can boost concentration and memory. However, others argue that background sounds can make it more difficult to concentrate and focus.Continue reading “Background Noise”

Tips for Writing a Final Essay

Finals are right around the corner, signaling the semester is coming to a close. While sitting for exams are rough, they are over in a matter of hours. Essays, however, are a different story—one that requires planning, drafting, writing, and editing. Don’t worry! The WSS team has got you covered with these essay writing tipsContinue reading “Tips for Writing a Final Essay”