Monthly Archives: August 2015

Four major classifications of the academic paths you can opt for

Academic degrees and paths are the decisions that students must take as they make their way through to colleges and universities after graduating from the school. These paths play a critical role in the development of the students as well as deciding the future of their professional life and a career. For example, if a student chooses to study entrepreneurship, he is more than likely to pursue the same when he graduates and steps into the professional world. Similarly, someone who chooses marketing will be pursuing marketing only.

So students while deciding to choose such academic paths should always put weights on different factors before deciding on one because first they cannot possibly change the path with ease, it will be very challenging, second they need to have clarity of why they are choosing a particular degree before completing their scholarship essays and thirdly if they do change it, whatever they have studied might go in vain this means loss of money, effort and time. So it is always recommended that students must choose an academic path which perfectly fits their future aspirations and allows them to find true success in both academic life and professional life. Today’s academic blog will talk about four major classifications or academic path as well as associated degrees that students can choose to help themselves towards success.

Marketing and Communications

Marketing and Communications is one of the most pursued and commonly known academic paths globally. It is present and offered by almost all top institutions around the world and it keenly opted for by students who have an interest in the field of business, branding, communication, media or advertising. However, with the growth and changes in education dynamics both communication and media are now treated as completely different fields, but for the sake of argument we are mentioning them alternatively. Students can become experts in advertising, branding, and trade marketing or sales if they choose to go on this academic path. Degrees that are on offer can be bachelors or masters in marketing and media.

Economics and finance

Economics and finance might be  in the same branch of business studies, but now is a completely different phenomenon of academic life. It allows students to pursue specialization in the field of economy, banking and retail banking or anything related economy. Finance is another different and very commonly opted for as an academic degree. Students who complete their Chartered Accountancy or Audit studies are usually on the path of finance.

Science and Technology

The growth in science and modern day technology has made this field the most diverse and complicated ones. Students who are exceptional in their studies and have a keen interest in the field of science opt for this kind of degree and academic path. It is important for students to know that this academic path takes the most time and is the most complex ones out of all.

Research

Research is another important field which is slowly gaining popularity. Research allows students to be specialists in data mining, information usage and being analysts. It is also becoming one of the very lucrative careers of today.

Writing in a completely professional style with four simple tips

Writing is simple for many students. It comes naturally and without any real hassle about anything, be it words or assignments and forming the right sentences. However, for some students constant writing can pile on a lot of pressure and degrade the quality because their brains cannot think, according to the speed it is demanded to think. There are numerous instances where students who have been writing so well suddenly start to sound very amateur in their writing purely because they are out of ideas and their writing flair which was once so close to sound like a professional one, starts to fade away.

Usually when a student attempts to write a college paper, there are various things in mind that he/she will think about related to approaching and executing that paper. From brainstorming ideas, to developing a strong mechanism for writing and finishing it with quality, but as the paper progresses and other situations pile up along with different academic commitment, it becomes a never-ending task and all the enthusiasm to write like a professional is gone. Then students struggle to find that charm in their writing and often look for ideas or tips to improve it. Today’s academic blog post will be featuring four simple tips to refine your writing when you are completely stuck up and out of ideas related to your assignment or homework.

Referring back to your lecture

Usually when students have completed a section of their writing, they think they know enough now to progress through the entire paper along with all the concepts. They refrain from going back to their notes and lecture points in order to revise and see if they are forgetting to cover something. If you are struggling to write professionally and approach the assignment in a professional manner, then it is always a good idea to refer back to your lecture notes.

Proofreading and revising what you have written

The importance of revising your work through multiple drafts cannot be stressed enough, without revising you will never be able to find your mistakes and improve upon them. Professional writers who possess a huge publication list with them, also proofread their work and revise it countless number of times until they are completely satisfied with it. As a student it should be your practice to thoroughly proofread your work and revise multiple drafts before settling for the final copy. It creates extra pressure on you and you start to write even better by finding your mistakes.

Read samples

To write like a professional, you need an inspiration and a guideline. That guideline can be found in reading samples that other good writers and professionals have worked on. Always keep a sample with you of the related assignment to help you find inspiration to write well.

Do not multi-write

Multitasking is understandable, but trying to complete two complete different writing tasks in one go, is not really a good idea. You will not only mess up both writing assignments, but also struggle to finish because your attention will be divided.