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Your Quarter Life Crisis: Tips For Overcoming It

Quarter life crisis sufferers are not alone. New research from LinkedIn and posted in full at this link found that “75 percent of 25-to-33-year-olds have experienced a quarter life crisis, defined as ‘a period of insecurity and doubt that many people in their mid-20s to early 30s go through surrounding their career, relationships, and finances.’” […]
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The 7 Valedictorian Qualities Every Student Should Have

Valedictorian recipients are important to learn from no matter where you are in your educational journey. You may be a straight C student (or worse), who is too far into your career to make up ground and earn your school’s top academic prize, but you can still improve your life and future outlook tenfold by […]
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23 Bad Career Advice Tips

Bad career advice isn’t something you have to look too far to find. Everyone’s experience in the workforce is different, but they all think their lessons are the right lessons. It’s not that they’re being malicious. A lot of times they really feel as if they’re helping you out. By “they,” I’m meaning parents, siblings, […]
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21 Speed Learning Tips For Students

It never seems like there is enough time in the day to learn everything that you need to know to be an effective student or a successful person. There is always someone out there who knows more and has a more creative way of approaching problems and finding solutions. The good news is that we […]
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16 Social Media Disruptions That Ruin Productivity

Social media has definitely changed the way we live and act, and not always for the better. For starters, each network — Facebook, SnapChat, Twitter, etc. — has a seemingly infinite supply of distractions. While it’s okay to go down those rabbit holes every once and a while, they are addictive by nature, and you […]
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25 Horror Novels That Will Make You Smarter

Horror novels and Halloween go hand-in-hand, but too often we go for the low-hanging fruit — cheap thrills meant to be easily forgotten. Since this is a test site and our hope is for you to be your best, we thought it time to get into the spirit with some literary gems that also pass […]
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10 Best National Universities For 2018: Are They Worth It?

The top 10 national universities are now available for 2018 as part of the broader U.S. News and World Report annual study, and we thought it would be a great time to look at what makes some of these schools the best as well as what you can expect if you find yourself fortunate enough […]
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15 Biggest Mistakes Students Are Making

Student mistakes are nothing new. We’ve all been where you were, and we were all unprepared for what lay ahead. Therefore, don’t beat yourself up too much as you read through this list, because it certainly isn’t given with the intent of beating you up. Life is a series of trials and errors. In it, […]
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16 Ways to Save Money in Your 20s

To save money in your 20s may seem like a pipe dream. After all, don’t you have to make it to save it? With a stubborn job market, is it really even worth your while? The short answer: yes. However, it requires a mindset that you will need to start trying to master now. Hopefully, […]
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18 Job Search Skills No One Tells You

The job search can be exciting, scary, and frustrating at once. While it is tinged with possibility, you also find yourself worrying before you send out resumes, query letters, and email back-and-forth correspondences. You scrutinize every piece of communication that you put out into the world with the fear you are being judged to the […]
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