How to Improve Your Critical Thinking Skills

Albert Einstein once said, “Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think.” Our thoughts influence our beliefs, feelings and actions. Our thoughts can be rational, reflective and often with judgement because we perceive information and implement it to form an idea of what something or someone is. Critically … Continue reading How to Improve Your Critical Thinking Skills

University of Michigan: Moving Forward from Academic Doubt

Inside the buildings, inside the classrooms, I felt like I was always being challenged, which was something new for me. In high school, while I was never the smartest kid in the room, if I studied enough, I would get decent grades. Here, I learned that my studying capabilities didn’t fit the mold anymore, and I had to drastically change the way I learned and studied for my classes.

How To Interact with your College Professors

When it comes to taking classes in college, your professional relationship with your professor, teaching assistants or anyone else in charge is of utmost importance. Let's be honest, some things are just downright confusing and need clarification, and there is nothing wrong with that! Especially in modern times with everything online, you might need to send a couple emails to fully understand a concept

My First-Year at Brown University

Since my last grades have been posted, I want to reminisce over the eye-opening, turbulent, exhilarating, and chaotic first year I had at Brown University. My time in Providence taught me more about the road I have to take to achieve independence, a road full of bumps and pot holes, and my time at Brown Online taught me about the importance of community no matter the distance.