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Working in STEM

It’s a field that’s been much in the news recently, especially with regard to some of the challenges women and people of colour can face when trying to enter the field, and compete on an even playing field within it. But what is STEM? How can you enter the field? And do you want to? What is STEM? STEM is technical acronym used in education and recruitment, and increasingly in the mainstream press and it stands for the disciplines of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. A career in STEM requires exhaustive qualifications, an analytical mind and a enthusiastic attitude towards…

How greening urban areas can help people and planet

It’s an oft-stated statistic that by the year 2050, approximately two thirds of the world’s population will live in cities. And as more and more of us cram ourselves into developed areas, there’s ever less room for parks, farmland and gardens. Aside from the negative impact the loss of natural vegetation has on the environment, it’s bad for our mental and physical health too. But as some cities, companies and communities are showing, human development doesn’t always have to mean nature loses entirely. From urban farming projects to clever urban landscape architecture, the natural and built environment can co-exist together.…

The Risks Of Plagiarising Your Dissertation

We all know the stress of writing a dissertation, especially as the deadline comes looming faster than we might’ve hoped. One moment you’re still in the research stage, picking out the ideal topic and the next, you’re a paragraph in but the deadline is staring you right in the face. Whether you’re the kind of person to leave things to the last minute or you’re simply too stressed to function, taking proper care with quoting, citing and your bibliography is a must to avoid plagiarism. While plagiarism software can detect any cases of this before you submit your dissertation, it’s…

Can Vaping Really Help You To Stop Smoking?

Are you a smoker looking for an alternative which you are actually likely to stick to? While there are a number of different therapy options that you can choose from, many smokers end up heading back to old habits. However, some smokers have turned to vaping and have found that this has really helped with their ambition to quit traditional cigarettes. Here, we’re taking a look at whether or not vaping can really help you to stop smoking, and how. Vaping Is More Affordable The costs of cigarettes are continuing to rise, and as a result, vaping is a much…

3 Ways to Succeed as a Non-Traditional College Student

The nature of college as we know it is changing rapidly. Indeed, there are a number of prevailing trends throughout higher education that are beginning to gain traction, from online learning, to standardized test flexibility. Additionally, more and more people are deciding to enroll at universities later on in life. These non-traditional college students typically have jobs, and are over twenty-five years old. Unfortunately, they often face more difficulties in adapting to college life than the “typical” college student who’s arrived straight out of high school. With that in mind, today we’re going to provide three tips so that non-traditional…

What Not to Forget When Applying to Boarding School

With so many options out there when it comes to choosing the right boarding school for your child, it can be tough to remember everything that is involved in the application process. But don’t forget, the application process is the most crucial step in your child’s boarding school journey. In an effort to help you and your child stay on track during the complicated application process to boarding school, we have outlined essential things all students hoping to get into the boarding school of their choice should not forget. Don’t make the process any more challenging than it already is,…

Get the Most Out of Summer Camp

What will your child be doing once summertime rolls around? For many kids, summer means heading off to camp for a weekend, a week, or even longer. In the event your child is hoping to attend summer camp, where will you send them? For countless parents, summer camp was a part of their lives as children. Now that they have kids, making sure their young ones get to experience this too proves important. So, if thinking of sending your child off to camp you want to make sure they get the most out of it. Opportunities Abound for Kids In…

Reasons to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer

Being injured is a horrible thing. Oftentimes there is no one particular to blame, since the injury was caused in an accident. But there are situations where the cause of the injury was because of someone’s negligence, or maybe medical malpractice, and definitely wasn’t an objective accident where no one is responsible. In those cases, you definitely need legal representation. It doesn’t matter where you are. For example, you can be in Oakland, you are going to want the best Oakland injury lawyer available. There are many reasons why you need a personal injury lawyer, and here a few of…

Patrick Lanning: Getting the Most Out of College Life

When young people begin their lives as college students, it is typically quite different than the life they had as a student previously. It is true that some students go to boarding schools or educational institutions that place a high demand on there being focused, and independent, but typically students come from learning environments where they are handheld and ushered through toward graduation. For this reason many college students have a hard adjustment in making transition to college life. What they eventually learn is that there is a different set of skills, a different approach, and a different set of…

How to Achieve The Success You Desire 

Success comes in many forms and to each of you the word success will mean a wide variety of things. In spite of the destination being different for each of us, the path to success is very much the same and requires similar traits and skills. Those who have success, are often of kindred spirits, and they practice the same qualities as each other. I had the good fortune to meet a very successful man in Pedro Martin Terra Group CEO who has forged a formidable law career and now runs Florida’s most successful real estate development business. During our…