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What is a Geologist? A Geologist is a specialized type of Scientist. Also known as: Geophysicist, Geohydrologist, Earth Scientist. Geology is a study that encompasses all the materials that make up...

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SoulCycle’s CEO Melanie Whelan Shares How She Embraces Ambition

Ambition is not a trajectory, it’s not about being promotion-obsessed or title-hungry. It’s about hustle. It means making every day, every hour, and every...

Students learn through lyrics with Flocabulary

Every teacher tussles with what's the best way to reach a kid – to have them digest and remember what they're learning. Even parents...

#MeToo in school: too many children are sexually harassed by classmates

When I was in the sixth grade, a boy I shall call Roger followed me into the walk-in closet at the back of our...

Crafting an Unforgettable College Essay

Most selective colleges require you to submit an essay or personal statement as part of your application. It may sound like a chore, and it...

Olympic Figure Skating: How does the scoring work?

Have you watched figure skating at the Olympics and wondered what the heck is going on? Why did the guy who fell still win...

How to Make the Most of a College Visit

In this age of apps, google map, virtual college tours, electronic guidebooks and private college tours, there is still no match for the gut feeling...

What Does it Take to Become an Audiologist?

An audiologist diagnoses and treats hearing and balance disorders. He or she uses various instruments to measure hearing loss and determine its cause. After...

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