Insights from BCC Research

3 Ways Students Can Get To Know Their Professors

Written by Daniella Pascucci on Jul 19, 2019 2:28:49 PM

Professors have more value than lecturing you in the classroom and grading your assignments. They devote their lives to educating the next generation. And most faculty members enjoy and appreciate working with students.

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Topics: Academic Institutions

Student’s Guide to Evaluating Sources

Written by Daniella Pascucci on Jul 12, 2019 10:00:00 AM


As you are diving deep into research for an internship, thesis or capstone, finding credible sources may be challenging. Inaccurate, outdated or questionable sources can make the writer look unprofessional and lead to suspicion within the reader.

Referring to unreliable sources makes your work less powerful. Knowing how to judge sources is important for finding the most current and relevant information. Evaluating sources is an important skill that will not only improve your writing but benefit you for the rest of your academic and professional career.

Where do I start if I’m just beginning my research?

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Topics: Academic Institutions

Mental Health Resources for College Students

Written by Sarah Greenberg on Jul 5, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Mental-Health-ResourcesAccording to the Application for University of College Counseling Center, many college students today are struggling with anxiety (48.2%), stress (39.1%) and depression (34.5%).

In fact, more than 75% of mental health conditions begin before the age of 24.

Statistics also demonstrate that 50% of students have felt so overwhelmed that they struggle to succeed academically. It is important to provide services to students who are dealing with stress, anxiety and depression because it contributes to risky behaviors and poor academic performance.

Today’s blog will provide tips and resources for college students to help them thrive academically while cultivating strong mental health.

Time Management

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Topics: Academic Institutions

The Student Beginner’s Guide to Studying Abroad

Written by Daniella Pascucci on Jun 28, 2019 10:00:00 AM


The number of students studying abroad for academic credit has increased over the last few decades. Statistics show that about 300,000 U.S. students studied abroad last year.

Studying abroad is a great opportunity to travel, immerse yourself into a new culture, challenge yourself and grow. It’s important to plan wisely and take your abroad experience seriously — studying in a new place will expose you to information you have never considered.

Studying abroad is a great opportunity to learn new perspectives and stand out to employers or grad schools. What you learn abroad can potentially be reflected in an upcoming project, paper or a future career. However, planning the logistics of studying abroad can be frustrating. This blog will direct students on how to choose an abroad program suitable for them, how to be productive during your time away and what to do when you return home.

Plan and Research Programs

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Topics: Academic Institutions