Maria Andreina Fernandez

How do colleges get students voting?
student life

How Colleges Encourage Students to Vote

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 throughout the whole year. Colleges and universities, especially, are places where ignoring the situation becomes especially hard. Professors talk about it, students discuss what …
Clemson stadium with thousands of people cheering for a football game.
college news & trends

Fun Facts about Colleges in America!

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 fun facts about colleges, colleges histories, and college graduates in the United States you probably didn’t know: Fun Facts About Colleges! The name “Alumni” comes from the Latin “Alumnus” which …
Colleges are offering more learning disability resources.
student life

College Resources for Students with Learning Disabilities

Years ago, colleges often didn’t consider learning disabilities. 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 learning disability resources such as: Note-taking services There are note-takers in every class. Sometimes, the university’s Office of Disability …
Academic misconduct covers more than just plagiarism.
questions & answers

What is Academic Misconduct?

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

The Internet and Social Media in Education

Technology, what a beautiful thing, am I right? For years, people have been working on improving it. The television, the internet, and eventually social media have been showing up in our lives, and they have stayed. Some people say they damage us, while others assure they are the best thing ever invented. Truth is, if …
Finding a wheelchair accessible and friendly campus is important to many students.
college search

Best Wheelchair Accessible Colleges

Students focus on different things when deciding what colleges or universities to attend. Things like the majors that it offers, the academic programs, the dorms, the sports team, and many others are aspects most students find out before deciding. But what if you are a wheelchair student? You’ll have to look for wheelchair accessible campuses …

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