To Make Your New Years Resolutions Stick

By Nancy Anderson   The term “resolution” in and of itself is a self-defeating proposition.  Just think about the word, “resolve.” For me it brings to mind a meeting room full of stuffed shirts pounding gavels and chalk dust flying everywhere as resolutions are passed and then completely ignored.  Many people have lists of New Year’s resolutions that they painstakingly make every

How to become more creative

By Christine Kane Creativity isn’t a big deal. It’s like our breath. It’s just a part of who we are. Some of us don’t realize this. People who say, “Oh, I’m not creative,” or “I don’t have a creative bone in my body,” sound to me like they’re trying to convince themselves of something, rather than telling themselves the truth. They

Types of people you meet in college.

By Kara apel.

We hear a lot about college before we head out to start the next chapter in our lives, but what we don’t learn a lot about is who we will be meeting while we’re in school. The people you’ll meet in college will completely change your worldview. You’ll

How to write a perfect dissertation

By Stella Klein Once you have your outline sorted and you've got a pile of research notes together, it's time to knuckle down and start writing. You need not necessarily start at the beginning – in fact, introductions are often easier to write at the end when you know how your argument has developed. Get going on the bits you know you'll

Public VS Private College

  With student debt surpassing $1 trillion and college tuition on the rise, making the choice between attending a state or private university may come down to what is affordable. Here are the pros and cons of both public and private institutions.   State College Pros: One of the most obvious benefits of attending a public college in your home state is discounted tuition, which

Don Karunamu (City University of New York) with Bright Quest Team

Major: Interior Design   >> Tell us about your aspiration   Becoming an interior designer. I also want to create my own interior design company.   >> What is the funniest moment you've experienced in college so far?   The harlem shake in my classroom. But the funniest part was to see the lecturer slide right in the movement.   >> First college nightmare   Missing my mum’s cooking. Yeah, I should’ve

Anthony Karisha (University of Leicester, UK) with Bright Quest Team

Major: Computer Science   >> Tell us about your aspiration   I’ve always dreamed of becoming an app. Developer...   >> What is the funniest moment you've experienced in college so far?   My colleague Frantz developed the ugliest sex robot ever. So basically the robot’s face was like a mixed of Bill Cosby and Denis Rodman. That was “epic fail”…   >> First college nightmare   Trying to find an

More College Students Living at Home

By ANN CARRNS About half of college students lived at home in the most recent academic year to cut education costs, an increase over the last two years, according to a new study from Sallie Mae, the student loan giant. This increase is largely driven by students from more affluent families, those with incomes of $100,000 or more, the study found. Students

Funny college quotes

  "You can lead a boy to college, but you cannot make him think." — Elbert Hubbard "Colleges don't make fools, they only develop them." — George Lorimer "I was thrown out of college for cheating on the metaphysics exam; I looked into the soul of the boy next to me." — Woody Allen "Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing

Jonathan Okogwu (University of Derby, UK) with Team Bright Quest

Major: Culinary Art Degree   >> Tell us about your aspiration   To have my restaurant chains.   >> What is the funniest moment you've experienced in college so far?   Well, I was dead when I saw my man “CJ” who invited his new girlfriend for dinner for the first time. But trying to cook, my man burned all the foods till he went to get some