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Is a Private College Education Really Better?

March 3rd, 2015 by schoolbound

If you ask many high school seniors, the ultimate college dream is to attend an Ivy League school, such as Harvard University or Yale University. These schools represent the highest pinnacle in a college education and many students would be willing to do whatever it takes just to get a ‘golden ticket’ to any of […]


The Importance Of Good Nutrition In School…

March 5th, 2014 by schoolbound

You are what you eat. You have no doubt heard this for years. But never before has that been more true than in today’s fast food nation. I am sure you already know this, but there is absolutely no nutritional value in a fast food establishment’s  burger, fries and soft drink, it is nothing more […]


How Technology Has Changed Education

February 26th, 2014 by schoolbound

If you are an older adult like me and you can remember when your teachers passed out those warm mimeograph copies that you lifted to your nose to sniff, you may be a bit intimidated by the thought of going back to school now. You see the technologically savvy younger student everywhere, you may even […]


What To Do With Your Criminal Justice Degree

February 19th, 2014 by schoolbound

The most popular shows on TV are CSI or Crime Scene Investigation shows, there has to be ten of them on at any given time. Ok maybe I am exaggerating a little bit. If it’s not CSI then it is police shows and movies, heroes, villains, “cleaning up the streets” and crime solving, and has […]


Active Listening- Learning To Hear

February 12th, 2014 by schoolbound

Everybody listens. We listen to music, TV, the radio, coworkers, customers, parents, spouses, every day all day long. But do we REALLY listen? There have been many studies that suggest that people really only remember about  25 – 50% of what they hear and retain less than that from listening experiences. That means that when […]


Aptitude Tests To Find Your Calling

January 29th, 2014 by schoolbound

Are you floating around in your career and bored to death at your job? Do you feel like you could be doing MORE? That you are not using your best talents? Are you reevaluating your purpose on earth? These are some of the reasons people take aptitude tests online. They can help you figure out […]


I Want A Degree But How Can I Afford It?

January 22nd, 2014 by schoolbound

Beyond the hurdle of trying to figure out what your calling is in life and then pursuing it, there is the question of how you will afford it. Once you are in school the goal is to focus on your studies and get the most out of your time there, rather than worry about how […]


The Fastest Growing Jobs Projection Through 2016

January 15th, 2014 by schoolbound

According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics which releases projections every two years on the fastest growing jobs, the number of employed people in the US will have grown roughly 10% by 2016 compared to ten years ago. But what burgeoning industries are guarantees for future employment? There are some old stand-byes like healthcare […]


10 Good New Years Resolutions For The College Student

January 8th, 2014 by schoolbound

The turning of the calendar to a brand new year allows everyone a chance at a clean slate. A fresh start. A dusting off of bad habits and making resolutions for a new beginning! And whether you are a young student fresh out of high school embarking on your second term at college this January, […]


Happy Holidays!!! Stressed Out? 11 Tips For A Healthy School Year

December 25th, 2013 by schoolbound

(This post was originally published on September 25, 2013 but with exams, the holidays and a new semester looming it is good to revisit) Does this sound familiar? You have an exam coming up and you are 3 chapters behind on your reading, you have to take online quizzes by the end of the week […]