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Neuroscience in Education. A New Turn in Learning Experience

Today’s sciences merging trend continues to grow. And we at Unicheck can’t help digging into the issue too. From now on neuroscience, education, and psychology are brought together.

In fact, neuroeducation takes roots from Neuro-Educational Summit in 2009 initiated by the John Hopkins University and Dana Foundation. The key goal to be achieved at the Summit was to find any intersection between neuroscience, arts and learning to understand how students learn and acquire new knowledge. Knowing the peculiarities of perception and information processing, students will manage learning process more effectively and achieve better results!Read More

Alternative Higher Education and Nanodegrees: Is It the Future Yet?

The world just won’t stand still. In such volatile conditions, even a mammoth like education got slapped on both cheeks to move along.

Thus, an opinion spread out that most colleges and higher education institutions got stuck in the last century and Nanodegrees and Alternative Higher Education programs have appeared. Enthusiasts claim colleges are yesterday’s news and cheer for alternatives.

In this article, Unicheck team will look into the state of alternative education programs. So, is the future really here?Read More

Technology in Education. Who Gains More Educators or Students?

Technology in education has made an incredible impact on learning. It becomes augmented, gamified, collaborative and requires new skills attribution.

VR-headsets or 3D printers are getting popular in the classroom. Although the classroom itself is going online with such platforms as Google classroom. Online courses like MOOC (massive open online courses) become widely recognized giving a chance to every student to get profound knowledge.  

What is it like to be an e-learner? What he/she gains in the e-learning environment? Here are some ideas on how EdTech education affects students and educators. Read More

Life Hitting Hard in College: Best Life Hacks and True Stories

How do you feel while achieving anything new? Excited, happy and satisfied! But what if it is not so, and you face an avalanche of problems you didn’t expect to have? Students all over the world encounter common problems. You are afraid of failing, having debts, getting student loans, and many personal issues that may seem naive, but hurt a lot. We at Unicheck believe that every problem has a solution, and you just need to look at it from the other perspective and find the right way out. Read More

Guide to Survival with the Worst Majors

They told you not to do it. Despite gloomy articles and depressing statistics, the willful spirit in you or maybe your heart has made you pursue it anyway: choosing the worst major everyone warned you against.

Yet, so-called “worst” major isn’t your sentence. The folks at Unicheck certainly don’t think so. Not only can you survive with this major, you can do extremely well for yourself. In this article, we are going to show you how.

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Summer in College? Absolutely Yes!

Studying in summer? Are you kidding me? That’s usually a reaction you get when asking if summer in college is a good idea. Our team here at Unicheck is convinced it is worth trying.

If you have never taken a summer semester, we do not mean to say you have missed out on the best college experience – but, yes, you pretty much have. Don’t believe us?

Below are the reasons and multiple benefits of summer in college experienced and witnessed firsthand. So, let’s talk about summer semester, aka the ultimate best time in college.Read More

Brilliant Writer and Humanist Julius P. Kessy Shares His Writing Advice

Brilliant Writer and Humanist Julius P. Kessy Shares His Writing Advice

No need to wait till your muse knocks at the door. We, at Unicheck, keep on interviewing brilliant writers from all around the globe for you to stay motivated. So, now you seem to be in the right place and at the right time.

You may assume that writers are always pressed for time and can hardly manage to do things other than writing books. But it isn’t so. Luckily, we managed to get in touch with a young thoughtful and impressive author and philanthropist. Meet Julius P. Kessy! Read More