March 23, 2014

ISWiB 2014

Are you communicative? Are you outgiong? Are you young and interested in contemporary social problems? Are you motivated to make a change? Do you want to share your opinion and ideas for a better world? Are you willing to spend seven days with other young people from all over the globe and work with them on a variety of problems? Do you want to present your country, its culture and customs to other participants? Do you want to have an amazing and unforgettable summer of 2014? Are you ready for a life-time experience?
If your answer is yes, then you are the person we are looking for!

The 8th International Student Week in Belgrade (ISWiB) will be held from July 13th to 20th 2014, under the theme “Synergy for Change”. With more than 150 participants from all over the world, the festival represents one of the largest student conferences in Southeastern Europe.

March 10, 2014

7 Better Ways to Prepare for Your Exam

This article assumes that your exam is less than a month way away, and gives you some great advice on how to handle the coming tests and what to do to make sure you do better. It is revision time, but a few of these tips may help to put things in perspective.

1 - Learn through the year and create easy reference notes

At the end of the day, this is what you should have been doing all year. If you have been sitting on ass for the last eleven months then there is very little you can achieve at this very last stage. Knowing that the game is nearly up and it is nearly time for scores is not a bad thing. If you have worked hard over the year, then now is when you get your rewarded for it. If you have sat around doing very little then this is where you get your just deserts.

March 4, 2014

How to Avoid Bogus Colleges and Their Worthless “Degrees”

In a world where technology evolves at a pace as rapid as it has for the last couple of decades, the importance of a good education cannot be overstated. Add to that our growing insistence upon instant gratification, not to mention the astronomical cost of a 4-year undergraduate degree, and the promise of obtaining a degree almost instantaneously, at little cost, and based solely upon your “life experiences” starts sounding quite attractive.

The downside to such “degrees” is that they are typically worthless as a springboard to any career that demands actual knowledge. Furthermore, claiming to hold a degree from one of these “degree mills” will likely be a black mark on the resume of anyone applying for a position with a reputable company. And while these faux degrees cost far less than does a real education, the cost versus benefit of getting one renders them no bargain at all. Fortunately, there are a few simple things you can look out for to avoid being taken for a ride by one of the degree mills. Let’s start by looking at some of the “red flags” that indicate that the college – and by extension, the degrees it offers – are bogus.