Research Archive

Major U.S. Military Bases and Installations in 2021 – Domestic & Overseas

The two great world wars forever changed the United States’ attitude towards its role in the world, from a country that wanted nothing to do with armed conflicts outside its own borders to one that proactively keeps an eye on global threats and stays on top of them (Mawdsley, E., 2019). While ...Read More

Top 255 Stores That Offer a Student Discounts

tudeStudents are known for being in the bottom rung of the ladder when it comes to personal finance. And because studying college in the U.S. can cost upwards of $70,000 yearly, it is but natural for them to squeeze all they can from their wallets. And then there’s the never-ending list of needs ...Read More

What Are The Real Benefits of College Education – A Complex Reality

The debate on whether going to college is worth your salt continues, with both sides claiming that data supports their argument. On one end, college graduates are paid higher, a fact documented by the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, calculating the median weekly earnings of American workers: $789 for high school ...Read More

35 Scientific Benefits of Gratitude: Mental Health Research Findings

The dictionary definition of “gratitude” is pretty straightforward—“the state of being grateful” (Merriam-Webster Dictionary, n.d.). Similarly, another dictionary defines gratitude as “a strong feeling of appreciation” for the help that you receive from someone or something (Cambridge Dictionary. n.d.). While both definitions are correct, neither delves into the deeper meaning of gratitude ...Read More

95 Essential Links for the Parents of Gifted Children: Websites & Online Resources

Parents who find out they have a gifted child in the family often realize they do not have the requisite capabilities to best nurture the talents of the gifted child in their care. To address the challenge, their best option is to seek the guidance of experts and supplement that recourse by ...Read More

Student Rights at School: Freedom of Speech, Dress Code & Privacy

Academics and grades are not the only things learners should concern themselves about when going to school. Knowing one’s rights as a student prevents possible abuse from both the institution and members of the school population. And if abuse does occur, there are individuals and organizations, such as the school, lawyers, and ...Read More

The Concentration of Poverty in American Schools: Race, Economics & Housing Policies

Even decades following the end of racial segregation, African-American, Hispanic, and other minority students still do not have the same educational opportunities as those of their white peers. However, despite some setbacks, racial disparities are gradually narrowing. In fact, the deficit in reading and mathematical skills of black teens has been significantly ...Read More

12 Ways to Reduce Stress For College Students

Stress is a normal part of life. Everyone experiences stress almost anytime, at any age, in any place, and in any situation. Since change is known to create stress, major life events like going to college are among the most stressful experiences anyone can undergo. The burden to sustain one’s GPA, beat ...Read More

How To Use Responsive Web Design To Your Advantage

More and more people access websites, transact business, and connect with their social networks through their mobile phones or tablets. From only 31% in 2015, mobile traffic now represents half of the entire internet traffic worldwide (StatCounter, 2020). This figure is expected to further increase as the current total of 14.02 billion mobile ...Read More

How Not to Talk to Your Child: Raising Confident, Well-Adjusted Kids

The character Morpheus of The Matrix fame once said, “there is a difference between knowing the path and walking the path.” The line has a nice ring to it, but what makes it truly special is how “walking the path,” or in real-life terms, focusing on the learning process, comes as the ...Read More