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4
Jul

Rubber Duck Debugging Theory – How to Make Your Study Time More Effective

If you’re looking for a new way to study, look no further – get a rubber duck.  Let us share a tip that will help you in your study journey – teaching rubber ducks!  UBIS introduces some tips on how to make your study time more effective with the Rubber Duck Debugging Theory. The Rubber Duck Debugging theory is commonly

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17
May

How are Boardrooms Becoming More Diverse?

& How Can Universities Help Do Their Part? Boardrooms are becoming more diverse.  Over the past year, public companies have added the most diverse group of new directors ever, according to two new studies. Ethnic and racial minorities accounted for 47% of new directors compared to 22% the previous year, according to a study by executive search firm Spencer Stuart. Of

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20
Mar

Successful people do not waste time: 5 habits you need to ignore

Successful people do not waste time.  Success can also mean something different for everyone. But no matter what your version of success is, some time-wasting habits hold you back from any type of success in life.  You are more likely to achieve worthwhile goals if you have good habits. Illustrating this, many studies suggest that we’re not motivated by goals alone. In

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5
Dec

Your Professional Growth Plan

UBIS – Tips & Tricks to help on your Professional Journey Professional Growth Plan – to stay competitive in today’s job market you need to focus on your professional journey.  It is important to always be seeking ways to develop professionally.  Those who invest in personal and professional development often benefit from new advancement opportunities.  This includes higher salaries and

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3
Nov

What is Programmatic Accreditation & Why is it so Important?

What is Programmatic Accreditation? Did you know the word accreditation is from the Latin root word “cred” which means to believe or trust?  Programmatic accreditation (also called specialized accreditation) is a type of accreditation that is focused on professional preparation programs within institutions of higher education. When a program is accredited, it means that the program’s curriculum and quality have

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28
Sep

Go Global!

4 Essential Skills for Succeeding in the International Business World Go Global!!  Why?? The modern economy is an international story.  With this being said, the ever increasing rise in global cooperation has led to partnerships, supply chains, labor pools, and markets throughout every sector of the economy.  Once international business was only a concern of large corporations. Today virtually every

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25
Aug

What is Imposter Syndrome? Can it happen to you?

Have you heard of Imposter Syndrome – can it happen to you?  Have you ever gone to work thinking you are a fraud? Are you convinced that people will guess your intentions and realize that you do not know what you are talking about? Does failure terrify you? If this is your case, you are not the only one: the

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25
Jul

Lack of Sleep?

UBIS – From ZZZ’s to A’s: Is lack of sleep affecting your grades? Lack of sleep is a big problem facing college students today.  Students are sleeping less and not getting a healthy amount.  70 to 96 percent of college students get less than eight hours of sleep each weeknight.  And over half of college students sleep less than seven

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7
Jul

How to Write An Effective Discussion Question

Writing an effective discussion question is so important.  Whether you are a UBIS student, or you just find yourself taking any online course, chances are high that you will come across a discussion question.  They are a staple in this mode of study.  Discussion questions allow you to exchange opinions with your classmates and show your instructors that you have

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14
Jun

Study Abroad as an Online Student – Study Now, Travel Later

Education changes at a rapid pace and technology open up new avenues for teaching.  The percentage of graduate students taking entirely online degree programs has risen from 6.1% in 2008 to 27.3% in 2016.  This number continues to grow year over year.  In this way, from anywhere in the world, students and teachers are able to connect in a virtual

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