Learning, Life Hacks, Travel

How To Make Speaking A New Language Easier On Yourself

Learning a new language can be very intimidating if you’re under a time crunch. If you’re going to be visiting a new country where another language is mostly spoken, it can be quite scary if you’re not sure how you will communicate. Luckily, there are a few different ways that can help you learn the language that you want faster than you would in a class or on a program. The absolute best way to learn a language quickly is by jumping right into a conversation. When you jump into a conversation, you’re forced to try to understand and learn quicker than you would be just studying on your own. If you have the chance to talk to someone that speaks the language you want to learn, try to take advantage of it. This provides a chance for you to practice the words that you may have been studying. You’ll…

Learning, Online Tips

Finding The Best Places To Take Courses Online

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The internet is full of information on just about everything. You can learn about literally anything you want at the mere click of a button. It’s a literal paradise for the autodidacts of the world. However, there are also more official means of educating yourself online. These days, tons of schools and universities offer online classes so that students can learn and participate in a remote fashion. A myriad of colleges exist that even give full degrees to those who only took online courses. Even Apple has full courses for you to take online and while you’re on the go. There are quite a few out there however, leaving some confusion as to who you should trust. First of all, if you’re going to attend an online college you’re going to need to do some research. Decide what you want to focus on first and then look up what you…

Learning, Online Tips, Travel

How Do You Learn Languages Online?

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Going with our recent posts on self-improvement, I thought this would be a perfect fit. Just how do you learn languages online? There’s a shocking number of ways to do it actually. I’ve been personally motivated lately to do it for not one, but actually three different languages. I learned a lot of French in college, and have been trying to brush up on it to keep it fresh. I’ve also been trying to pick up Spanish since there’s a growing demand for bilingual individuals in the workforce. I’ve even been trying to pick up some Japanese since a friend and I are planning on visiting Tokyo in a year or two. Clearly, I’m a bit spoiled for choice. There are quite a few different options, all depending on how much time you’re willing to invest and how much money you want to put in. There are of course paid websites where…

Life Hacks, writing

Tips For Writing A Good Resume In 2016

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Having a well put together resume is an integral part of the job hunting process, and if you hope to see the fruits of your labor, you need to give your resume a bit of thought. The first piece of advice to take to heart is that your resume should be put together with an industry in mind. For example, if you’re looking to become the manager of a restaurant, it’s important to highlight work experience and accomplishments that are relevant to the field. Don’t cram too much information in your resume and make sure to space out your bullet points so that they are easy to scan over. Employers generally don’t spend more than 25 seconds scanning a resume, so it is important to make those seconds count in your favor. In addition, try to keep all of the written text to less than two pages. Instead of just…

Life Hacks, Online Tips

How to Start Coding Like A Boss

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Coding is getting really big these days. The reason is that many things are going the technological route, especially when it comes to what all you can do online. As such, the need to know how to code is becoming more and more important. The good news is that you can find out how to learn to code online for free. One of the most popular methods is by going with a large established company. Companies like Codeacademy and Google runs online classes that anyone can join and learn to code. The amount of time required for getting a good foundation varies by the type of coding and which company you choose but instruction can last from several days to a couple months. You can also go with smaller companies or educational facilities and offer all kinds of classes. It is common to find that they are run like colleges…