Feb
16

My Love Affair with Spanish

I have always loved a challenge. I crave challenges; I create them. But I did not want to take a language my sophomore year. Learning another language is not just about conjugating verbs and memorizing vocabulary, you also have to absorb and understand another way of life, another culture. In order to truly speak a language you have to completely immerse yourself in it. You have to think in it and feel in it. That doesn’t just happen overnight.  You can’t learn another language in … [Read more...]

Feb
16

The Pros of Studying with a Group

Just like living alone, studying alone has it's definite downsides. Sometimes groups are great. Studying with a large group of people who have to learn the exact same amount of material that you do, can really take the pressure off. Here are the top reasons to hit the books with a group of friends, or rather study buddies, at your side. Built in Motivators Sometimes, when you’re studying alone, it’s hard to find the motivation to get started on your homework. No one is going to know … [Read more...]