One question often asked by art students applying to art school is how many pieces to include in their portfolios. There are several answers to the question; the most obvious is to submit whatever the school requires. The successful portfolio, however, goes beyond the number of works submitted to the kind of work submitted. Another . . .
Congratulations! If you’ve landed here, you’ve likely completed nursing school and are now preparing for the NCLEX exam. Take a moment to pat yourself on the back – nursing school is not for the faint of heart. You have accomplished something tough and you deserve to bask in that glow for a minute. Now, onto . . .
"You are not here merely to make a living. You are here to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, and with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world. You impoverish yourself if you forget this errand." - Woodrow Wilson Public service is any service . . .
"Every flyer who ventures across oceans to distant lands is a potential explorer; in his or her breast burns the same fire that urged adventurers of old to set forth in their sailing-ships for foreign lands." - Jean Batten In the earliest days of human civilization, there were myths of flight. Whether it be Icarus . . .
Humans are pattern-matching animals. Today many of the patterns most important to us are detailed in the annals of scientific journals, classic literature, the arts, and journalistic endeavors. But there was a time before any of these enterprises. A time when humans documented ideas about what mattered the most in the form of stories - . . .
"The point at which things happen is a decision. Instead of focusing on yourself, focus on how you can help someone else." ― Germany Kent We all travel down different paths, but what we share is a need to improve ourselves. Very few people are happy in stagnancy. How do we grow? Our genetics play . . .
"Statistics is the grammar of science." - Karl Pearson If you feel powerless and overwhelmed by the atomized, disconnected nature of society, you're not alone. However, there's something you can do about it: gain skills that help you understand and impact specific aspects of our society. Statistics are one of the significant ways humans make . . .
"Nanotechnology is the understanding and control of matter at dimensions between approximately 1 and 100 nanometers, where unique phenomena enable novel applications. " - The United States National Nanotechnology Initiative The history of our species has involved many races. We raced to see who could be first to colonize foreign lands? Which country would be . . .