Is hair loss becoming more common in students?

If you take a closer look you might notice that a large number of young people are suffering from some form of early hair loss. This, in fact, is far from regionally isolated occurrence. According to the recent study (October 2017) conducted on 4,000 students by Tsinghua University in Beijing, the younger Chinese generation is losing hair much sooner than the generation before. To be more precise, about 60% of the students who participated in this research have shown significant hair loss (alopecia). 25% of them haven’t noticed the hair loss themselves, but were rather informed by their family or…

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Career Success: 6 Very Good Reasons to Do an MBA

You’ve graduated from University, spent a couple of years in the business world and are making a name within the industry. Your performance is drawing consistent accolades from supervisors, and you are justifiably feeling good about the direction of your career. But is there more? One recommendation keeps falling on your receptive ears, “To reach the top, get an MBA.” You know that many upper-level managers recommend you getting one. But is this the right move for you? Is it worth the time, money and effort? For most, it’s a plus, for you pick up skills and expand your business…

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Teaching Search Strategies in the Classroom

Today research sources are so readily available that search skills not only could be integrated into every aspect of the classroom environment, but they should be. The main goal of teaching search skills in the classroom is to change the way people think about search. Search is freely available to anyone with access to the internet, but not all students are well versed in search skills. The one constant in the search environment is change. Students should be flexible in their search methods so that they can adjust their searching style to improvements and tools that will come about. A…

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Tips For Students On A Budget

Being a full-time student can be quite expensive. But with some careful planning and creative use of your resources, you can get the most from the limited income you have while studying. If you have been pondering on how to draw up and execute a meaningful budget, these tips and ideas will come in handy. Estimate Your Income and Expenses Open a blank sheet in your diary or notepad and draw a line down the center. At the top of the left side write Income and at the top of the right side write Expenses. Write down your sources of…

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How Standardised Testing Changes Affects Students

Because of the importance of constant advancement in education in order to maintain pace with ever-advancing technologies, attempts to standardise testing during the exams can present a predicament to teachers and students. Rethinking past strategies of understanding standards for testing up to now were not consistent or codified in ways that give students flexibility. But the basic desire to advance education to better and better standards remains, specifically in mathematics and science fields where students are most challenged to do well. Covering Standardised Testing To Accommodate Various Educational Levels In order for students to satisfy standardised testing challenges, various hurdles…

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