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How to Email a Professor: Guide on How to Start and End an Email Conversation

The other day, I saw a post involving this hilarious exchange between a drunk student and his professor. Luckily for Patrick Davidson, Mr. Martin took this drunk email in stride. Here’s his reply. I don’t recommend you trying this out on your own college professors, though. While Mr. Martin took this email pretty well, some

So You Want to be a Research Assistant Professor?

So after many years of blood, sweat, procrastination, and tears, you’ve finally completed your post-graduate studies and are now ready to put those 3 expensive letters, Ph.D., after your name. Congratulations, you’ve now made a significant impact (in your particular field of study), and the academic world is now richer by this much because of

How Does Homeschooling Work?

While traditional schooling exists so children have educational outlets to help them in the future, some parents may feel that this is not enough. For instance, some students may have needs that can’t be provided in a regular classroom. Some parents want their children to learn in an environment free of bullying and peer pressure.

Earning the Highest GPA You Can

Everyone may have their own reasons to go to college, but most do it for the educational experience and the diploma. While not all prospective employers care about your grades, having impressive grades on your resume can help you stand out amongst a sea of applicants. This is where your GPA comes in handy. Your

How Does Grading on a Curve Work?

Test scores used to be fairly simple. If a teacher gives a hundred-item exam and you get 80 questions right, you get a B-. Get a 93, and you get an A-. And if you perfect the score, you get a 100% or an A. It’s pretty straightforward – until your teacher decides to grade

What Happens If You Fail a Class in College?

When college tuition fees can cost upwards of $10,000 annually, you’re definitely going to want your money’s worth. And, for some college students, that means preparing for anything that can happen that can throw off your educational experience. So, what happens to your college education should you fail a class? While it may involve repeating

Appropriate Gifts for Your Favorite Professors

Gift-giving is a great way to show your friends and loved ones that you appreciate them. Whether it’s for Christmas, their birthday, or just an ordinary day, giving them a gift can make their day brighter. But that’s not to say all gifts are good ideas. Gifts that are inappropriate, too cheap, or too expensive

Tips for a Memorable Educational Experience

Everyone has their own educational story. For me, it was someone who was never the top of her classes but was at least smart enough to excel in her studies. Looking back though, I wish my educational experience involved being more social and making more connections with my classmates and doing things that were out

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