Articles for tag: Nursing, Study Techniques

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Study Tools for the NCLEX Nursing Boards

Each state certifies nurses through state nursing boards exams, the NCLEX. The NCLEX assesses the skills of entry-level nurses. The statistics indicate that applicants should take the nursing boards very seriously. According to the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, just over half the applicants who attempted the NCLEX for the second time in ...

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How to Prepare for the MELAB Test

The MELAB test is an exam that assesses English language proficiency for college students and others who are not native English speakers. Test takers should learn the content of the exam and ways to prepare for this important language proficiency test. The University of Michigan English Language Institute produces the MELAB test. It provides a ...

Test Banks, Professor Evaluations, and Tag Team Attendance: How College Students Have Learned to Not Learn

Perhaps getting a bachelor’s degree meant something 25 years ago but today’s college students see an undergraduate degree as the stepping stone to applying for graduate school, where the real learning begins. This is belief is one of the reasons why students are developing every concept imaginable to make the grades they want without having ...

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How to Get Good Grades in High School

Many high school students seem to struggle at maintaining good grades, which will present a huge problem in the near future for them, because without good grades, their college options will be limited, making for a lower income job, and a late retirement, if any. Well fear no more students, just follow this guide and ...

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How to Study Smart, Not Necessarily Hard

There is so much competition within the academic world that having the proper study techniques is essential for survival. Unfortunately, students are not given lessons on how to study. The educational system has made it the student’s responsibility to learn his or her own way of learning. For some students, this becomes a difficult and ...

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Get on with It! First Year Law School Exam Preparation

It’s coming up on that time of year when 1L’s across our nation start to prepare for law school exams. Having been through this process myself and working with law students, here are some things to consider: Preparing for the make or break exam Focus on learning sound study techniques. If you prefer to be ...

A Detailed History of Leadership Models

There are many definitions for leadership. Merriam-Webster defines a leader as, “a person who has commanding authority and influence.” Leadership is defined as,” the office or position of a leader, the capacity to lead, and the act or instance of leading”, (Merriam-Webster, 2000). One aspect through all definitions remains constant, leadership is an apparent set ...

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10 Studying Tips for College Freshmen

So you’re off to college, high school diploma in tow, ready to take the world of higher education on by storm. You’ve bought your books, moved into your freshman dorm, attended your first week or two of classes, and even discovered the college party scene. But then the unthinkable happens– you fail you’re first test. ...

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Top Educational Summer Classes in Tucson

The National Summer Learning Association says “all young people experience learning losses when they do not engage in educational activities during the summer…[and] most students lose about two months of grade level equivalency in mathematical computation skills over the summer month.” The organization says that low-income students experience greater losses. As a mother of a ...