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

Questions to Ask When Making a Final College Decision

By JULIE MAYFIELD, LINDSEY MAYFIELD As one of the rites of spring, high school seniors everywhere are in the process of making a college decision. As the May 1 deadline draws ever closer, a different approach may be necessary to make the final decision.   Asking these six questions may help you to choose a college: JULIE: 1. How will outside scholarships be treated?  Sometimes,

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

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

Students advised not to get stuck in low-skill jobs

Graduates who "dumb down" their employment aspirations can find themselves stuck in low-skilled jobs for years, according to research to be published later this week.   A study by the New Employment Foundation shows one in four graduates who take non-graduate jobs – such as in retail, construction or catering – can find themselves employed in the same position three and a

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

Elderly Increasingly Looking to College to Boost Job Skills

  By Associated Press   DES MOINES, Iowa — Dorothy Frode enrolled in community college this fall, 50 years after she graduated from high school and facing the certainty that retirement wasn’t possible with only her Social Security income. At age 67, the Dubuque, Iowa, woman made a choice likely becoming more common among older Americans: to return to college for more training, then

Tips surviving University

Have you noticed how funny and intelligent this guy is? Well, Gun Narolla pulled some great tips that you can use to study stress free. Take a listen and tell us what you think.