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Many professors prefer using MyLab Math together with the physical math textbooks because it’s convenient and gives more freedom and flexibility (especially in the remote learning environment). From basic math courses like calculus and statistics to math for business and STEM subjects, MyLab Math was designed to help educators and students make a learning process more effective, practice more, get feedback fast, and make grading easier. In this article, we’ll take a look at the system and its features and discuss the pros and cons of using it as primarily educational material. 

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Are you familiar with the situation when you spend hours searching for a notebook that matches your needs? We certainly are! Anyone can go crazy from the number of different notebooks — all those various colors, paper types, sizes… Lucky for our blog readers, BooksRun is going to add brand new notebooks in stock. It is important for us to know your preferences, so we made a list of the most popular notebook types — now you can choose your favorite! It’s totally up to you to decide what kind of notebook would be a perfect match for your needs.

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The holiday season is snapping on our heels and it brings long-waited family gatherings, crazy student parties, coffee-sipping and gossiping with your high-school and college friends and…  headaches. And no, not from Jingle Bell Rock or Mariah Carey’s voice (but this definitely contributes). These are presents that are giving us all pains—to think of, to choose, to order, to wrap, to buy at the very last moment?! If you haven’t kept a list of your family’s, friends’ and colleagues’ wishes throughout the year, you might not come up with an idea in the last minute.

Read more > “12 Last-Minute Christmas Gifts for Students and Book Lovers”

It is the beginning of autumn! It’s the time for freshmen students to buy textbooks, learn about new dorm roommates, and simply get ready for college in all senses. Everyone facing this new experience does not really know what to expect, and for sure you will encounter all the good and the bad sides of being a college student. But in order to make these years more memorable, you can engage in many activities which can expand your horizons and make your life more fun. You also should get ready to refute osme of the myths about what it means being a college student… And last but not the least — how can one handle all that college homework and preserve your mental health? Let’s have a look at these tips prepared for you by BooksRun below!

Read more > “College Tips for Freshmen Students: on Your First Days on Campus, Homework, and Mental Health”

Once you are back in college, there is a wide choice of activities lying in front of you. Some students prefer to use their time for getting organised, and some perceive it as an opportunity to learn something new. Regardless of what you choose to do during early autumn days, BooksRun has selected a few interesting college tips that we consider to be useful for every student out there after summer vacation.

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If you’ve started looking for graduate jobs or you are struggling to land an interview with your current CV, our BooksRun‘s article might help you with some ideas on how to add value to your application in the eyes of employers. Below we will discuss the most important techniques for organizing your CV and Cover Letter and also the things that you should avoid. Here you can find examples of CV templates and examples for different career paths (you can find CV builders on the internet as well).

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As a student, you understand very well that it is crucial to organise your notes effectively in order to succeed in the upcoming exams. We have all been there when the professor is talking quickly about the unknown subject and you are struggling to get grips of the new information without even mentioning that you have to record all these details. In this situation, students note down separate words or phrases that do not prove themselves useful at a later stage of revising — this makes students’ life in college even more stressful. So in order to simplify your life and make sure you avoid having a mish-mash of scribbles in the future, we decided to cover 7 effective note-taking methods which should help you pass your exams well.

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