June 24, 2016

More than one way to cut the cost of bringing a speaker to your campus

Every CAB in the land is looking for ways to stretch the student activities budget… [read me]

More than one way to cut the cost of bringing a speaker to your campus More than one way to cut the cost of bringing a speaker to your campus

Smart Ways to Include Traveling in Your Resume

Traveling the world gives you unparalleled life experience. Whether you’ve been… [read me]

Smart Ways to Include Traveling in Your Resume Smart Ways to Include Traveling in Your Resume

‘Learning Skills’ beats ‘Good Grade Pills’

The big news according to the graphic below from OnlineDegrees.org and a June New… [read me]

‘Learning Skills’ beats ‘Good Grade Pills’ 'Learning Skills' beats 'Good Grade Pills'

Community Service Opportunities for College Students

While community service might not always be the most fun or exciting way to spend… [read me]

Community Service Opportunities for College Students Community Service Opportunities for College Students

Staying Safe on Campus: Using Common Sense on a College Campus

If we lived in a perfect world, crimes would never be committed. But since people… [read me]

Staying Safe on Campus: Using Common Sense on a College Campus Staying Safe on Campus: Using Common Sense on a College Campus

For Better Study Focus… Get the Right Instructions

Many people don't know that nearly half of the Farrow Method is not about memory… [read me]

For Better Study Focus… Get the Right Instructions For Better Study Focus... Get the Right Instructions

Are you conscious or walking around in a fog?

What is Consciousness? Has anyone ever asked you this question? Have you ever asked… [read me]

Are you conscious or walking around in a fog? Are you conscious or walking around in a fog?

Giants, Wizards & Elves – A Sure-Fire Icebreaker

To start this icebreaker, split everyone into two groups. Have them form two lines… [read me]

Giants, Wizards & Elves – A Sure-Fire Icebreaker Giants, Wizards & Elves – A Sure-Fire Icebreaker

Put me in coach I’m ready to lead

On the television show “Married...With Children” Ed O’Neill played the role… [read me]

Put me in coach I’m ready to lead Put me in coach I'm ready to lead
Smart ways to include travelling in your resume

Smart Ways to Include Traveling in Your Resume

Traveling the world gives you unparalleled life experience. Whether you’ve been bumming it on a beach in Thailand or working in an Indian orphanage, you’ve probably experienced culture shock, discomfort and challenges as well as some incredible rewards. But how to relate these experiences to … [Read This...]

Cassandra Lynne - 4 Things I miss about studying in Europe

4 Things I miss about studying in Europe

The funny thing about my study abroad experience in Europe is that I spent a lot of time feeling homesick while I was there, but now that I'm back, I miss it more and more every day. Being introduced to European culture comes with some pretty big culture shock, but you never seem to really … [Read This...]

Dave Farrow sets Guinness Record for Greatest Memory

‘Learning Skills’ beats ‘Good Grade Pills’

The big news according to the graphic below from OnlineDegrees.org and a June New York Times article  is that an alarming - and increasing - number of students are resorting to drugs to get better grades. Drugs like Ritalin and Adderall, intended for people with ADHD and similar ailments that makes … [Read This...]

Are you conscious or walking around in a fog?

What is Consciousness? Has anyone ever asked you this question? Have you ever asked yourself this question? It has become a very popular word in our present day society but do we really know what it means? Well, the term “consciousness” means the awareness of being aware. And what we are aware of … [Read This...]

7 Reasons Why Graduates Miss out on that Job

7 Reasons Why Graduates Miss out on that Job

Being jobless, dwelling in their parents’ basements, hogging on junk food and devoting all day to the play station. Seriously, the graduates today are finding it a bit difficult to secure the job they desire, something that keeps them going. There might be something solid that’s holding them back, … [Read This...]

Memory Tournament

For Better Study Focus… Get the Right Instructions

Many people don't know that nearly half of the Farrow Method is not about memory techniques at all.  All of my fans and students tell me that speed memory is not important, but accuracy in memory is.  There is a secret I use every day to achieve tremendous focus in the brain.  This secret allowed me … [Read This...]

Investments You Should Make Right Out Of College

A major life transition happens after college. After almost two decades of schooling, you now have to get a job. Although this means the pride of earning one’s own income, it also means that you can’t rely on your parents to pay for things (unless you’re a trust fund baby). Many recent grads have … [Read This...]

Empower your relationships with compassion

Within the word compassion is the word compass. There is also the word passion. When I think of the word compass, I think of a device with a magnetic needle that helps me determine my sense of direction. When I explored the meaning of the word in the dictionary, I also found that compass means to … [Read This...]

Community Service Opportunities for College Students - photo copyright BJ Sherrell-Sullivan

Community Service Opportunities for College Students

While community service might not always be the most fun or exciting way to spend your time as a college student, it is an essential deed that not only benefits the community, but also yourself. Of course the most common intentions for participating in community service programs are to give back to … [Read This...]

Cut the cost of bringing a speaker to your campus - Photo Copyright 2011 Rick Sherrell

More than one way to cut the cost of bringing a speaker to your campus

Every CAB in the land is looking for ways to stretch the student activities budget to its limits. As the country goes, so goes the campus. Believe it or not, your speaker can help. By coordinating a few things in advance and taking a few minutes to work with the speaker or their rep, you might be … [Read This...]

Dave Farrow - Memory Champion - College Speaker

Certifying teachers in Farrow Memory Methods

The Farrow Method for Memory and Speed Learning expertly blends together the three core components of Classical Memory Techniques, Farrow Focus Bursts and Current Brain/Neuro Science and delivers information in a way that’s clear and easy to understand. Highly adaptable, the Farrow Method can be … [Read This...]

Dave Farrow - Prevent tunnel vision

Avoid tunnel vision for a faster read

Want to know the main reason that most people are reading at a much slower pace than they should be? They get tunnel vision! When reading, our eyes get a workout, moving fast and taking in all the information. As our eyes move faster they become stressed and the muscles fight against each other, … [Read This...]

Students Guide to Accommodation in the UK

Student’s Guide to Accommodation in the UK

Many people first leave their family and live away from home when they go to university. It’s a big change, and some people can get a little worried. This is a quick guide to accommodation at university and what you can expect to ensure nothing comes as a shock. Types of Accommodation Halls … [Read This...]

Tech tools for college writing - photo copyright 2012 Rick Sherrell

Tech tools for college writing, research, data and charts

When students surf the Web, they will probably find countless applications that are purported to help them. In many cases, this software is hardly useful, although it is usually expensive. However, you shouldn't suppose that none of these programs warrant attention. There are numerous tools that can … [Read This...]

How to Use Social Networks as Job Search Tools

Running a successful job search while trying to deal with everything that comes along with college can be difficult. Fortunately, social media is a popular platform for making job connections, so you may not even need to leave the house in order to find the job you want. Social networks are a … [Read This...]

Method Test Prep - Raising the Score!