The major scale is essentially the building block of all Western music as we know it. It is the foundation in music from the classical artists of Mozart and Beethoven to the pop stars of Ariana Grande and Ed Sheeran today. And while there are many other scales in music, many are derived and can be built by some variation of the major scale. But, what exactly is the major scale, and how is it formed?
Whether you're earning a four year degree, or going for an associate's or certificate in a trade, and whether you're at a community college or University, you will have the option to take courses during the Summer, and there's pros and cons to both. As a tutor, I see firsthand the types of students that take classes during the Summer, and what can generally be expected, so I hope to paint a picture of what it's like, so you can decide if summer classes are right for you!
A journeyman is defined by the dictionary as a "worker or sports player who is reliable but not outstanding." When it comes to NASCAR, that's not entirely true. Any driver that reaches a top level in Motorsports already has proven an exceptional amount of talent, but it mainly boils down to a race team's funding in judging how well a driver can truly perform. These drivers have shown through their consistency. over performance in sub-par equipment, and glimpses of excellence in one off race deals that they deserve a better shot to compete for wins, and even championships at NASCAR's top three levels.
The more we do something, the better we get at it. That’s no secret, and the craft of songwriting is no different. But what is to become of those early lyrics we’ve all jotted down and stashed away in a drawer?
In my five plus years as a tutor and college employee, I've worked with hundreds of different students of all levels and backgrounds. Some I see only once and others I see often, but I've seen enough of them to know what kinds of students are primed and ready to tackle their semester. These ten tips are essential for acing your classes, managing your time, and still having having fun, and if you put these into practice I'll have no doubt you'll have a successful semester.
When I was in college, I had a serious problem. It didn’t have anything to do with alcohol or drugs, very little to do with lack of sleep or lack of a social life, or anything else one might commonly associate with college students experiencing their first taste of freedom outside of the nest. My problem was porn, and I was hopelessly addicted to it.