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Psychologist vs Psychiatrist vs Therapist: What's the Difference?

Posted by Christine Sarikas | Nov 1, 2019 7:00:00 PM

General Education

There are many people working in the mental health field, and it can be confusing trying to keep straight who does what and which professional you should go to for which issue. Whether you’re trying to decide which mental health professional to set up an appointment with or considering studying mental health yourself, we're here to help make things simple. In this article, we explain psychologist vs psychiatrist similarities and key differences, what each of them does, what going to each of them will be like, and how you can decide which mental health professional will be most effective for you.

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The Ultimate Decimal to Binary Convertor Tool

Posted by Hayley Milliman | Nov 1, 2019 6:00:00 PM

General Education

The vast majority of us are familiar with decimals and the base-10 number system. We use the base-10 number system in our everyday counting.

Fewer people are familiar with the binary system. Binary is a number system that plays an important role in storing information for computers.

In this article, we’ll talk about what decimals are, what binaries are, and how to convert between the two.

 

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The 17 Best Job Search Sites 2020

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

General Education

Just graduated college and looking for a job? Or maybe you want to change careers or are looking for part-time work while you’re in grad school. Whatever your case, it’ll be really helpful for you to know what the best job search sites are.

We give you our picks for the 17 best job search sites right here. These resources include both general job search sites and specialty sites for specific fields and/or certain types of applicants. We also give you a few tips on how you can use these job search sites effectively.

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Understanding the 3 Types of Irony

Posted by Carrie Cabral | Oct 28, 2019 2:00:00 PM

General Education

Irony is one of the great forces of language and literature. Irony calls on us to use our wit and instinctual understanding of right and wrong, and often requires that we see humor where there is none. Some say that irony is as old as literature itself, and they may be right— in the human condition, we have always sought to find meaning in paradoxes. Since irony is so ubiquitous, it’s important to understand the different types of irony, and how or when they’re used. You'll be able to identify the different types, and call out the right and wrong ways to use them.

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NCAA ACT Scores: What You Need to Qualify

Posted by Rebecca Safier | Oct 27, 2019 9:30:00 PM

SAT/ACT Score Target

If you're a student athlete who wants to play in NCAA Division I or Division II sports in college, then this article is for you! We'll review NCAA's eligibility criteria for your GPA and ACT score, which NCAA compares using a sliding scale. More importantly, we'll give you the tips and strategies you need to achieve the NCAA ACT scores required for passing the clearinghouse.

First, let's quickly review how your grade point average, or GPA, is determined.

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Complete List: The Smallest Colleges in the United States

Posted by Samantha Lindsay | Oct 27, 2019 6:00:00 PM

College Admissions

You might be interested in going to a small college, but just how small is "small," exactly? In general, schools that are considered "small" have fewer than 5,000 students in total. However, quite a few schools are actually at least 10 times smaller than this!

In this article I'll describe the characteristics of small colleges and then provide a list of the smallest colleges in the nation by category. That way you can decide if going to a small school really is the right decision for you.

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What's the Average College GPA? By Major?

Posted by Samantha Lindsay | Oct 27, 2019 5:00:00 PM

Coursework/GPA

If you’re still in high school, you might be curious about how college GPAs work and what you can expect for grades given your major of choice. Just like high schools, colleges vary in how they calculate GPA. Grade inflation also significantly affects college GPA at most schools, causing many students to end up with higher GPAs in college than they had in high school.

In this article, I’ll give you the facts about average GPAs at different types of colleges and within a variety of college majors.

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What Is a Good ACT Writing Score?

Posted by Laura Staffaroni | Oct 27, 2019 4:07:00 PM

ACT Writing

As you study for the ACT, it's easy enough to calculate your ACT composite target score. But where does your essay score fit into all this? What’s a good ACT Writing score? Read on to find out how to figure it out!

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When Is the Next ACT Test Date?

Posted by Allen Cheng | Oct 27, 2019 3:00:00 PM

ACT Logistics

Here's the most updated info on when the next ACT test is happening and when you have to register.

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What's a Bad SAT Score? Nationally and by College

Posted by Halle Edwards | Oct 27, 2019 3:00:00 PM

SAT General Info

Have you taken the SAT recently? Are you wondering whether your score is bad? Or maybe you just want to know the score to beat before you take the SAT for the first time?

In this article, we'll explain what a bad SAT score is, both in terms of the national averages and the colleges you might be interested in.

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The 70 Most Conservative Colleges in America

Posted by Justin Berkman | Oct 27, 2019 2:30:00 PM

College Info

If you hold strong political beliefs, you may want to go to a college where the students, faculty, and administration share your values. You'll be more likely to find student groups that are aligned with your interests and beliefs. Additionally, it's more likely that the values of the college will coincide with your own, which means you'll probably have a more enjoyable college experience.

In this article, I'll give you the names of some of the most conservative colleges in the United States. Furthermore, I'll detail the traits of conservative colleges, explain the possible advantages and disadvantages of attending a conservative college, and advise you on how to find a conservative college that's a good fit for you.

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What's an Average ACT Writing Score?

Posted by Laura Staffaroni | Oct 27, 2019 1:22:00 PM

ACT Writing

It's approximately one month after your ACT test date. You get your ACT score report and see your ACT Writing score. But what does that number actually mean? Did you do better than average? Worse? Exactly average? Learn what an average ACT Writing score is in this article.

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You Need to Check Out These 70 Most Liberal Colleges in America

Posted by Justin Berkman | Oct 27, 2019 12:30:00 PM

College Info

If you're politically active, you may want to go to a college where the students, faculty, and administration share your values. You'll be more likely to find student groups that are aligned with your interests and beliefs, and you'll probably have a more enjoyable college experience.

In this article, we'll give you a list of the 70 most liberal colleges in the United States. Furthermore, we'll detail the traits of liberal colleges, explain possible advantages and disadvantages of attending liberal colleges, and advise you how to find liberal colleges that could be a good fit for you.

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The 11 Best Architecture Schools for Undergrads

Posted by Christine Sarikas | Oct 27, 2019 12:00:00 PM

College Info

Do you love studying buildings and dream of spending your career designing them? If so, you're probably wondering where to get the best architecture education. Figuring out which architecture schools are best can be difficult, but we've done the hard work and compiled a list of the 11 best undergraduate architecture schools in the United States.

Each of these best schools for architecture has a description that explains what makes it an excellent program, and we also include a list of questions to ask yourself to help you decide which is the best architecture school for you.

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Complete List of the 17 Art Schools in California

Posted by Samantha Lindsay | Oct 27, 2019 11:00:00 AM

College Info

Ah, California: the land of opportunity. The sun is always shining (well, not in San Francisco, but almost everywhere else!), and the art scene is awesome. If you're thinking about art school, some of the best colleges for you are located in the Golden State. In this article, I'll give you a list of all the art schools in California so you can take stock of your options.

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