4 Ways to cure boredom as a student in the Kootenay Region

If not managed, boredom leads to excessive sleeping, poor choices, decisions and depression. Although Boredom shouldn’t be an issue for students as most student are preoccupied with school work, jobs and chasing dreams, students still confess to being bored and this is as result of the following: Doing the same thing every day: Most students do the same thing every day, go to school, work, sleep, party during the weekends and repeat. Sometimes not in…

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9 Ways to Save Money as a Student

One of the most difficult parts of student life can be budgeting… as a full-time student, every dollar counts! Here are some handy hints to stretch your money as far as possible! It’s still good!        1. Reduced stickers are your best friend Keep an eye out for that fresh loaf of bread at the supermarket with the Reduced price sticker on it as its just as good as the branded one in the bread aisle!…

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6 Ways My Real Kung Fu Training Was Crazier Than Any Movie

Part of growing up is attending the first sad day of a martial arts class, when you realize kung fu is not a lethal superpower that you learn at secluded mountain monasteries from mysterious old masters; it is a group exercise class taught at a strip mall by “Sensei Doug.” But some people do actually train at those secluded mountain monasteries, and for those select few folks, kung fu is way crazier than the movies…

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Reasons Why You Should Choose an Internship Abroad

An internship abroad pushes you out of your comfort zone because you will be working in a different country and perhaps on your own away from your usual peers. You will discover a new country, venture into exciting new activities, sample native cuisines, witness the normal life of other people from different countries, and get a glimpse of the different cultures and traditions, aside from many other great and interesting reasons.   Internships abroad are gaining in…

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Simple Steps to Protect your Computer Online

Finally you’ve bought that computer youve always wanted and want to get online. Well, It’s not as simple as connecting to free wifi and off you go these day’s. The internet is a weird and wonderful place as long as you are secured and  can control what you do. That’s why you need to protect yourself. These can be done in a number of very simple steps. This article will get you started, but you should always…

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Study in Germany

Interest in studying abroad in Germany just seems to keep on growing. This is largely due to the fact that there are no undergraduate tuition fees at public universities in Germany, and this applies to both German students and internationals, regardless of nationality. Just a small nominal university fee is charged, of around €150-250 (~US$160-265) to cover administration costs. These low study costs, combined with Germany’s strong economy and excellent higher education system, makes the…

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6 reasons to do Au pair in Beijing

6 reasons to do Au pair in Beijing Many youths choose to take up an au pair role for their gap year and China has become a hotspot for youths looking to get involved in this program. This is due to the fact that China is a highly developing country and has great potential for boosting businesses, especially Beijing and Shanghai, which encompass the cultural, economic and political centers of China. Listed below are benefits…

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Replacing Your Stress Habit – Jest for Stress

We’re cruising down the highway on a sunny California afternoon-the sparkling ocean to our left, the picturesque mountains to our right-then as we come around a curve we see motionless cars stretching for miles and miles ahead of us. “Shoot! Dang!” cried my husband. (Okay, so those weren’t his exact words. Hey, I want to keep this article rated PG-13!) His knuckles whitened around the steering wheel, his jaw tensed, his muscles stiffened. “Look at…

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Understanding Student Loans

How it works to break the educational barrier? The objective of pursuing a higher education is to avail opportunities that are not easily available to everyone. Pursuing education of choice helps to break the traditional barriers The objective of pursuing a higher education is to avail opportunities that are not easily available to everyone. Pursuing education of choice helps to break the traditional barriers and assists in making a distinguished career. But education comes at…

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