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.

How Colleges Encourage Students to Vote

student life

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 …

Fun Facts about Colleges in America!

college news & trends

I’m the type of person that loves to learn new things, and when it comes to weird facts, you can consider me obsessed. Here are some facts you probably didn’t know about colleges, colleges histories, and college graduates in the United States: College Fun Facts! The name “Alumni” comes from the Latin “Alumnus” which means “foster …

College Resources for Students with Learning Disabilities

student life

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?

questions & answers

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 …