The Metric System – What and Why? (VIDEO)

The French decided to put the Metric System into place because almost every country in Europe had their own system of measuring. It made it difficult to communicate for trade and business purposes, so the International Metric System (SI) was begun…

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15 Tips for Understanding College Reading

Academic reading is hard.

We all know it, and we all have struggled at some point with the intense rhetoric. Some of us push through until we understand. Most of us throw our books down, give up, and resign ourselves to the idea that we’ll never graduate.

Luckily for those of us that have a hard time, the fine folk over at Texas State University posted some helpful hints on how to get through the reading and come away with better comprehension. See it below, modified by the Honors Grad team:

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The Importance of Arts In Schools

When schools are running out of money and need to cut funding, the first place they generally go is the Arts. The reason is probably because administrators generally see the practical applications of arts programs to be less useful than traditional topics, but what are the consequences of cutting arts programs?

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Best Charities That Support Education

It’s always difficult to know where to send your money when you’re donating to a charity. For me, I’m always worried that too little of my money goes to the actual cause. I did some research and the top 3 charities for education-based efforts are:

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