Tag Archive | "Academic Success"

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Come Together, Right Now!

Posted on 22 April 2016 by

Being a community college student in Connecticut has a lot more to offer than meets the eye. There are many resources at different colleges throughout the state that are available for Housatonic students. Not many students know this, but being a part of Housatonic means we are have access to not only our library but […] Continue Reading…

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Four Things Nobody Told You About College

Posted on 22 April 2016 by

The transition from high school to college and the real world is a scary time in any person’s life. There are few things that school and other authority figures will teach you about the real world and higher education, but many are left stumbling in the dark. Luckily, for those still fumbling for the light […] Continue Reading…

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Started at an F, Now We’re Here!

Posted on 31 March 2016 by

There may be a chance to recover gracefully from the wrong start to a semester without all of the stress. Not all of us get the Cinderella four-year college experience. If you’re at a two-year school, more “real life” happens. Besides a strong desire to get an education, there are often other pressing obligations students […] Continue Reading…

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Aaaand…We’re Off!

Posted on 05 February 2016 by

Our presents have been unwrapped, the New Year’s ball has been dropped, the weather is getting warmer and our driveways are (hopefully) clear of that underwhelming snow storm. It’s official: 2016 is here, and the spring semester brings back returning and new students. Though some changes have been made between the fall and spring semesters […] Continue Reading…

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Benefits of Study Groups

Posted on 10 December 2015 by

Multiple heads are better than one. Studying alone can be nerve wracking especially when struggling with a class.  Working with a study group boost grades for fellow students. Not everyone understands the lectures, so having others give their ideas and perspectives can be extremely helpful. Study groups help with critical thinking and creativity. There is […] Continue Reading…