Maria Andreina Fernandez


Maria Andreina is a Corporate Communication student at the University of Houston in Texas. She first started writing in her sophomore year for her high school’s newspaper.

What is an “Accredited” College? Why is Being “Accredited” Important?

An accredited college promises a quality education equally to all of its students questions & answers
There are a lot of colleges and universities in the United States, but how many of them are actually “accredited”? Just because a college exists, does not mean it has the best educational program or teaching system. They could have been created and approved to teach, but not be accredited. What is accreditation? Accreditation is …

How Colleges Encourage Students to Vote

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It’s presidential election year and I bet you didn’t know it. Just kidding, who doesn’t know it? It’s pretty hard to ignore the election process because it is the main topic during the whole year. Colleges and universities, especially, are places where ignoring the situation becomes especially hard. Professors talk about it, students discuss what nominees …

College Resources for Students with Learning Disabilities

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Years ago, learning disabilities weren’t often taken into consideration in colleges. Today, thanks to research and improvement in general knowledge, we know how to accommodate students of all abilities and make the classroom more accessible to all. Colleges offer accommodations such as: Note-taking services There are note takers in every class. Sometimes, the university’s office …

What is Academic Misconduct?

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Some people hear the term “academic misconduct” and instantly think of plagiarism. But truth is the concept is much wider than just that. We are committing academic misconduct by doing things like cheating on homework, damaging school’s property, or altering university documents. Plagiarism Plagiarism is taking someone else’s ideas and making them look as your …