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Post-Secondary Degrees: What They Are and Why They’re Valuable

The past 10 years was a banner decade for higher education, with the U.S. seeing its highest number of enrolled students to date: in 2019 alone, almost 20 million Americans entered various colleges and universities both in the country and around the world. In fact, experts are expecting this number to get even higher, thanks

Grammar Corner: Immigrate vs. Emigrate

In this edition of Grammar Corner, we discuss some of the most widely used grammar errors in the English language. We don’t just correct you, though; we pinpoint exactly why a particular word/phrase/idiom is used incorrectly, while providing the context for each mistake, and then providing the right word/phrase/idiom. Most of the time, a grammar

Grammar Corner: Then vs. Than

In this edition of Grammar Corner, we discuss some of the most widely used grammar errors in the English language. We don’t just correct you, though; we pinpoint exactly why a particular word/phrase/idiom is used incorrectly, while providing the context for each mistake, and then providing the right word/phrase/idiom. Most of the time, a grammar

Grammar Corner: Lets vs. Let’s

In this edition of Grammar Corner, we discuss some of the most widely used grammar errors in the English language. We don’t just correct you, though; we pinpoint exactly why a particular word/phrase/idiom is used incorrectly, while providing the context for each mistake, and then providing the right word/phrase/idiom. Usually, our articles are centered on

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Short Story Tips and Tricks

You’ve probably heard this before, but creative writing is just one of those skills that you’re either born with or not. Wrong. Like all skills, writing beautiful prose (or even poetry!) is definitely a skill that can be learned, and even perfected, through practice. Of course, there’s no one ‘correct’ way to go about writing,

College Isn’t Free in Canada, But It Is Affordable

Since college is an optional educational experience for high school graduates, college becomes more of a privilege than a right. Those who can afford it can earn a diploma that gives them a competitive edge in the job market, while those who can’t either have to find jobs with a high school diploma or spend

Grammar Corner: Implicit vs. Explicit

In this edition of Grammar Corner, we discuss some of the most widely used grammar errors in the English language. We don’t just correct you, though; we pinpoint exactly why a particular word/phrase/idiom is used incorrectly, while providing the context for each mistake, and then providing the right word/phrase/idiom. Most of the time, a grammar

Grammar Corner: Canon vs. Cannon

In this edition of Grammar Corner, we discuss some of the most widely used grammar errors in the English language. We don’t just correct you, though; we pinpoint exactly why a particular word/phrase/idiom is used incorrectly, while providing the context for each mistake, and then providing the right word/phrase/idiom. Most of the time, a grammar

Should Students Get Homework? The Pros and Cons of Bringing School Work Home

Since its inception, homework has been a controversial topic that has been debated upon by experts from every field of education. Whether it’s algebra problems, language arts activities, or physical dioramas, experts from both the pro-homework camp and the anti-homework camp have given more than two cents on the subject. As early as the first

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