Nathan Brunner

Studying While High on Marijuana: Good or Bad Idea?

For most people, college can be one of the craziest times of their life. Marijuana and many other recreational drugs are just on the campus lurking. Paired with the influence of a friend, getting high isn’t that uncommon — especially now that many states are legalizing it.  However, is it your ticket to good grades …

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16 Reasons to Work Part-Time as a Student

You’re probably a broke student, wondering, “Is it worth it to work part-time?“ I understand where you’re coming from; taking on a part-time job while pursuing a degree seems like a total drag! However, part-time jobs have multiple benefits for students. You don’t believe me, do you? Here are 16 reasons why you should hold a …

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The Effects of Part-Time Jobs on Grades

Contrary to what teachers think, part-time jobs of less than 15 hours a week have no effect on grades! That’s the conclusion I came down to after an in-depth analysis of the scientific literature. However, it does not mean that there are no downsides to holding a job while studying. In fact, the data also …

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How Long Is a College Semester?

A college semester is typically 15 weeks or 75 days long. Please take note that we are talking about the spring and fall semesters in the U.S. There are a lot of factors that can make your semester longer or shorter. Moreover, depending on your school and program, they may require you to take summer …

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