Without proper cultivation of a spirited work ethic, i.e. working in service and with a call to duty, we may lose our higher natures in an apathetic daze of dead ends and deadlines all the while denying, much worse ignoring, the mysteries of the commonplace. As a single footstep will not make a path on […]
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Joining Academic Organizations | Study Abroad USA
In posts past we discussed different organizations and groups you can join when you arrive at college in the USA. We talked about fraternities and sororities, sports clubs and teams, and religious centers. There are a number of ways to connect with people of a like mind no matter what your interest. So today we’ll […]
How College Credits and Grading Work
When you study at a US higher education institution, each course you take is assigned a value called a “credit” that usually corresponds with the number of hours the class will meet over a one-week period. For instance, a three-credit course will typically meet for one hour of lecture three days a week (usually Monday, Wednesday, and Friday) while a four-credit course might meet for two hours each day on Tuesdays and Thursdays or three hours a week for lecture along with a one-hour lab.