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Hannah Muniz

Hannah received her MA in Japanese Studies from the University of Michigan and holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Southern California. From 2013 to 2015, she taught English in Japan via the JET Program. She is passionate about education, writing, and travel.

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How to Read a Ruler in Inches and Centimeters

Posted by Hannah Muniz | Aug 15, 2019 7:00:00 PM

General Education

Rulers are an essential tool to have, but if you’re struggling with how to read a ruler, you're not alone. There are so many lines on a ruler, it can get confusing to figure out what they all mean.

In this guide, we’ll explain why you should know how to read a ruler and give you step-by-step instructions on how to read a ruler in inches and cm. We’ll also provide you with some helpful resources you can use to keep honing your ruler-reading skills.

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How to Convert Roman Numerals: 3 Easy Methods

Posted by Hannah Muniz | Aug 15, 2019 3:00:00 PM

General Education

You’ve likely come across Roman numerals in your everyday life and wondered why we still feel the need to use them today. After all, isn't there a much easier way to write out numbers?

In this article, we’ll explain how Roman numerals work and provide you with several Roman numerals converter charts, which you can use to learn and review this ancient numerical system. We’ll also give you three methods you can use for remembering Roman numerals.

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How to Find and Win Study Abroad Scholarships

Posted by Hannah Muniz | Aug 15, 2019 12:00:00 PM

General Education

Studying abroad is one of the most exciting activities you can do as a college student, especially if you’ve never been abroad before or are trying to learn a foreign language. But like college, study abroad programs can cost a pretty penny, which is why you should definitely apply for study abroad scholarships.

In this guide, we'll go over how much study abroad programs typically cost, what kinds of study abroad scholarships are available and what these scholarships usually cover, how to find study abroad scholarships, and finally how to make your scholarship application stand out.

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12 Awesome Learning Games for Kids

Posted by Hannah Muniz | Aug 14, 2019 12:00:00 PM

General Education

Learning games, or educational games, are all about making learning, well, fun! They’re also about getting kids to see the practical nature of the skills they’re acquiring, whether that’s how to identify shapes in the world or how to spell difficult words.

In this article, we explain what kinds of skills children can learn through games and give you 12 examples of learning games for kids in preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school.

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The 5 Best SAT Prep Courses: Which Is Right for You?

Posted by Hannah Muniz | Aug 13, 2019 2:00:00 PM

SAT Strategies, SAT General Info

What is the absolute best SAT prep course? The truth is that there’s no one correct answer to this. After all, what works for one student might not necessarily work for another student.

In this article, we introduce five of the best SAT prep courses (both in-person and online) and give you their pros and cons to help you determine which class will be the best fit for you. We also provide you with our top four tips for getting the most out of your SAT prep class.

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47 Examples of Carbohydrates

Posted by Hannah Muniz | Aug 13, 2019 12:00:00 PM

General Education

You’ve likely heard people talk about carbohydrates or carbs, whether it be on TV or in your day-to-day life. But what exactly are carbs? What are examples of carbohydrates, and why do so many people try to limit them in their diets?

Here, we’ll explain how carbs work and give you numerous examples of complex carbohydrates, in addition to examples of simple carbohydrates.

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What Is a Flapper? The Glamorous History of Women in the 1920s

Posted by Hannah Muniz | Aug 12, 2019 2:30:00 PM

General Education

Ever seen a picture of a flapper girl and wondered: what is a flapper exactly? How did the flapper movement begin? Read on to get a comprehensive flapper definition and history, as well as an analysis of how the flapper movement continues to impact society today.

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100+ Exciting STEM Careers (and the Highest-Paying Science Jobs)

Posted by Hannah Muniz | Aug 9, 2019 4:00:00 PM

General Education

Can’t get enough of physics, calculus, or computer science? Then a career in STEM sounds like it'd be the perfect fit for you. In this comprehensive guide, we go over the top 10 STEM careers and give you an even more extensive STEM careers list of more than 100 jobs. We'll then wrap up with a step-by-step guide to getting a STEM career.

But first, what exactly is STEM? And what is a STEM career?

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2 Easy Tips to Remember Reoccurring vs Recurring

Posted by Hannah Muniz | Aug 5, 2019 4:00:00 PM

General Education

You’ve likely seen the word "recurring," but what about "reoccurring"? Is this word just a synonym for the former, or does it mean something different? In actuality, there's a lot to learn when it comes to reoccurring vs recurring.

Read on to get more information about the similarities and differences between these two words, what they each look like when used in writing, and how you can know when and how to use them.

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How Many Nanometers in a Meter?

Posted by Hannah Muniz | Aug 2, 2019 4:00:00 PM

General Education

If you’re interested in studying a field such as biology or computer engineering, knowing how to convert nanometers to meters (or nm to m) will be a vital skill to have.

In this guide, we'll go over exactly what a nanometer is and what it measures. We’ll then give you three methods you can use for converting nm to m. Finally, we’ll provide you with a chart that shows various conversions from nanometers to millimeters, centimeters, decimeters, and more.

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The 5 Best ACT Prep Courses: Which One Is Right for You?

Posted by Hannah Muniz | Aug 1, 2019 4:00:00 PM

ACT General Info, ACT Strategies

Studying for the ACT on your own can be intimidating, especially if you’ve never taken a test like it before. Fortunately, there’s always the option of enrolling in an ACT prep class.

We go over the five best ACT prep courses and explain their biggest pros and cons. Then, we give you four tips for ensuring you get the most out of the ACT prep class you decide to take.

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What Is the Rainbow Color Order? Understanding ROYGBIV

Posted by Hannah Muniz | Aug 1, 2019 3:00:00 PM

General Education

You’ve more than likely seen a rainbow after some rain on a sunny day. But what are the colors of the rainbow in order? And what causes a rainbow to form? We’ll explain everything you need to know about the rainbow color order, including what ROYGBIV means, why rainbows exist, and whether or not the rainbow order will ever change.

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Capital City of Canada: Why Ottawa?

Posted by Hannah Muniz | Jul 30, 2019 10:00:00 AM

General Education

Whether you’re preparing for a geography exam or simply want to learn more about your friendly neighbor to the north, we’ve got you covered. In this guide, we'll answer an important question everyone should know the answer to: what is the capital of Canada? In addition, we'll explain how this place came to be the capital city of Canada and what all the capital cities of the Canadian provinces and territories are currently.

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60 Easy Oxymoron Examples + Analysis

Posted by Hannah Muniz | Jul 22, 2019 12:00:00 PM

General Education

Despite what it might sound like, no—an oxymoron isn’t something you can call your little brother when he’s bugging you. Rather, an oxymoron is a cool literary device you can use in your creative writing.

We’ll go over exactly what an oxymoron is and then show you four oxymoron examples from pop culture and literature. We’ll also provide you with an extensive list of oxymorons so you can get a better feel for what oxymorons look and sound like.

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4 Ways to Say "I Love You" in Japanese

Posted by Hannah Muniz | Jul 21, 2019 8:00:00 PM

General Education

Feeling romantic? Then perhaps you're ready to say those three little words. But if you're dating a Japanese person, expressing your love in Japanese can get pretty complicated. The reality is that there’s no simple way to say, "I love you," in Japanese as there is in English. So what are your options?

In this article, we’ll explain why expressing your love verbally isn’t particularly common in Japanese society. We'll then introduce four ways you can say, "I love you," in Japanese and give you four key tips for appropriately expressing your love in Japanese.

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