Tag Archives: Success

Do you trust college rankings?

When choosing a college or university, how much do you rely on rankings? Personally, I don’t believe in rankings. I’m not arguing that they are totally useless, but there’s much more to a college or university than just the numbers and statistics compiled by magazines or media reports. Here is a list of recent articles about college rankings […]

Rewards: how effective are they?

Being in college is not easy. When you need to take so many courses to complete a degree, a few of them feel like unnecessary and irrelevant. Regardless of those feelings, you still need to take them. So, how do you get motivated? It’s common knowledge that rewards have always been used to get people […]

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Transitioning from High School to College

The New College Experience Have you ever thought about the many differences between high school and college? Or did you just simply jumped onto the boat without understanding how those differences would impact your life? The college experience is a transformational event for every student. Those of you still leaving close to home maybe won’t […]

Improving Presentation Skills

Being in front of an audience could be frightening for some people. But we all need to do it at some time. At school or at work we’ll always be faced with the challenge of giving a presentation. The following video, developed by communications coach Carmine Gallo, discusses the presentation style of Steve Jobs, one […]

Eight steps leading to success

Richard St John, analyst, author and self-proclaimed average guy, conducted hundreds of interviews to very successful people trying to determine what made them so successful. After ten years of research, he came up with what he thinks are the 8 steps that lead to success. In this 3-minutes video, Richard shares those eight steps and […]