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Learning Two Languages Makes Kids Smarter


Do you want your children to be more intelligent, do better in school, and have advantages not only in their careers but decades later, as they’re beginning to grow old? Teach them a second language while they’re still young. That’s the “take away” of many recent scientific studies. One such study, conducted by University of Strathclyde researchers in Glascow...

College Admissions: Dealing With Rejection


Applying to college is something that is highly exciting. When you go you will not only be advancing your career and your finances, you will also be living a whole new life in a new part of the country (possibly even a new country), with new friends, and with the opportunity to completely reinvent yourself. While this is all very exciting though, until you actually get there there is a lot you...

Powerbocking – An Introduction


In today’s world of big cities, tall buildings and large populations it was possibly inevitable that a range of new ‘urban’ sports would emerge. First there was skating and rollerblading which today are huge industries with whole parks dedicated to them and huge televised spectator competitions. Then came ‘parkour’ and ‘free running’, which essentially...

Homeschooling Pros and Cons


When we send our children to school then essentially we are passing them over to someone else and letting them take over the role of parent in many ways. For instance, when you are a parent you teach your children right and wrong, and you try to get them to share your views – but when you send them to school then suddenly they are taught right and wrong by the institution and they are opened up...

Pros and Cons of Online Education


The internet is a fantastic tool that has revolutionized the way we do pretty much everything. It’s changed the way we play games, it’s changed the way we listen to music, it’s changed the way we communicate and stay in touch with friends and it’s changed the way we get information. As this continues, more and more of our infrastructures are heading online, and teaching...

Pros and Cons of Single Sex Schools


Choosing the right school for your son or daughter can be a difficult process and one that can cause a fair amount of stress if you are unsure what the best course of action is. While school isn’t the be all and end all of a child’s upbringing, it certainly is somewhere where they will learn a lot of their behavior and of their knowledge, and somewhere that they will simply spend a...

What Is the Montessori Method?


One of the main things that all parents stress about is their child’s education. Is public school okay? What about private school; can we afford it? Can I send my daughter to an all girls school, or should I just invest in a gun? Okay, maybe that last one isn’t really part of the thought process, but education still has a lot of questions surrounding it. The education you choose for your child...

Balancing Sports and Academics


Whether it’s Jr. High or college, the students are always given a label. The jocks are known as the cool kids while the smart ones are known as the nerds. It seems so black and white; you’re either one or you’re the other. This really does not have to be the case. The straight-A student can also be the one who gets a football scholarship. It is possible to juggle sports and academics and excel in...

Pros and Cons of Studying Abroad


Studying abroad, to some people, sounds like a dream come true. The opportunity to travel and experience a new way of life can be a great opportunity. To others, however, studying abroad may appear like a complete nightmare – being away from your family in a strange culture can be very scary. The reality is that studying abroad is only a good idea if it is something you may enjoy otherwise you...

Pros and Cons of School Uniforms


Ask any school child what the pros of a school uniform are and they’ll likely greet you with blank stares. If you think back to when you were a child you’ll remember that most of us hated wearing a school uniform. However while it might not be entirely popular among the children, it can nevertheless have many positive benefits and if you think back to your time in school objectively...

Adam Sinicki

Adam Sinicki

Adam Sinicki is a full time writer who spends most of his time in the coffee shops of London. Adam has a BSc in psychology and is an amateur bodybuilder with a couple of competition wins to his name. His other interests are self improvement, general health, transhumanism and brain training. As well as writing for websites and magazines, he also runs his own sites and has published several books and apps on these topics.

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