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Sharpening Your Nursing Vocabularies

One of the main reasons why nursing is considered a calling is because of effective communication. Nurses coordinate communication between doctors and patients to ensure a smooth healthcare process. A doctor depends on a nurse to know how a patient is recuperating. On the other hand, a patient...

8 Tips That Help You Become the Professional Translator

What comes to the mind of most people when hearing about professional translators is certification. While this is definitely an important step that can boost a translator’s reputation and visibility, it is not a mandatory one as translators can also achieve proficiency in their niches...

Avoiding Financial Trouble: 8 Tips

Making a new year’s resolution about sorting out your finances and not following through is a shot in the foot for you and your future. We’re almost halfway through the year so ask yourself if you followed through on your promises to become more financially independent this year? Or...

7 Hooks to Use in Your Essay and Paper

An essay hook is the first thing a reader spots when reading someone's essay. This single sentence (or mini-paragraph) sets the tone for the rest of the paper in the reader's mind.

Using good hooks can help pull the reader's interest into the entire work and encourage them to read...

7 Tricks That Will Help You Speak English Like a Native

Learning English is both fun and useful, no matter where you come from. However, when it comes to speaking up with another person, many people are too shy or not confident in their abilities. Learning and reading about a language and speaking up by using those words are two different things....