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Liberal Arts Degrees: Are They Still Useful?

Liberals have always been comfortable with being open-minded. They have always been good with questioning authority figures. They take a natural skepticism to issues that defy logic and rationality, but can apply the same skepticism to finding the truth. They value objective views and opinions, but don’t lose sight of the biases that can make […]
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Retirement Planning: 10 Things Students Should Learn Now to Prep for the Future

Retirement planning might not be at the top of your mind as you work your way through college. Who can blame you if it isn’t? Other generations have made such a wreck of things economically that the likelihood of “retiring” in the Boomer sense of the word is likely out of grasp. That said, we’re […]
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10 Biggest Threats to College Success and How to Avoid Them

Pinpointing the threats to college success is something you definitely want to do sooner rather than later. If you know what to expect, you know how to avoid them. And as if the step up in responsibility and merit isn’t enough, you’re going to have a lot of things coming your way that you might […]
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Make Friends in College With These 7 Easy Steps

It is not necessarily difficult to make friends in college, but you should be prepared to operate under a new set of rules. The friends you have in college are (hopefully) the ones who will last you the rest of your life. They differ greatly from most of your high school chums, and they should. […]
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7 Steps to Financial Independence You Should Be Taking Right Now

Financial independence means different things to different people. It really depends on what your expenses are, what your goals are, and how much money you’re making. One thing financial independence does not mean, however, is rich. You don’t have to be in the top one percent to be considered independent financially. You just have to […]
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20 Perfect Career Ideas for Extroverts

There is literally no shortage of career ideas for extroverts out there, but some careers are better-suited for this personality type than others. In the following article, we’ll be discussing the 20 professions you absolutely must consider if you fall into this general personality type. First, however, it’s important to understand whether you even are […]
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How to Use College to Build Your Confidence During Freshman Year

It’s tough to build your confidence in high school when you’re not even sure who you want to be and you’re having to conform to someone else’s idea of what is cool and accepted. That’s where college can be extremely beneficial. It helps you find your voice while also finding your way professionally. But it’s […]
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13 Work from Home Perks That Are Here to Stay

The work from home age is upon us. What once felt temporary about a year ago is now here to stay. For those already used to gigs and working from home or coffee shops, it’s no big deal. (Likely, your generation.) For the rest, it might take some getting used to. As it turns out, […]
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What Amanda Gorman and ‘The Hill We Climb’ Says About America

To say that Amanda Gorman has taken the country by storm — and dare we say the globe — would be an understatement. The brilliant young 23-year-old poet laureate delivered a rather accurate depiction of the modern state of affairs in the United States while bringing back hope, peace, and unity in less than 1,000 […]
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Finish High School Strong: 13 Tips for Defeating Senioritis

Catching senioritis is common right around the time you go into your first day of senior year. You’re not the first student who’s had to contend with it, and you won’t be the last. While it can seem harmless on the surface, it’s really not. Many poor decisions made during a student’s senior year of […]
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