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Fake News: A Complete Guide To Stopping The Spread Of Misinformation

“Fake news” permeates social media and pretty much everywhere you turn these days, and if you’ve ever had an obnoxious relative share conspiracy theories on Facebook, then you know it isn’t going away any time soon. Well, probably. See, there is hope. And that hope starts with you. If you are reading this now, you’re […]
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Public Speaking Tips Every Student Should Know, And Why It’s Important

The way people feel about public speaking can best be summed up by this Jerry Seinfeld joke: “According to most studies, people’s number one fear is public speaking. Number two is death. Death is number two. Does that sound right? This means to the average person, if you go to a funeral, you’re better off […]
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The 40 Writing Tips Every Student Should Know

Writing tips are useful no matter how old you are or what walk of life that you are in. When you start looking into them, you’ll realize there is a lot of overlap, but there also are a lot of different experiences and no one writer does things the same way as another. We’ve put […]
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Social Media Extinction: 7 Reasons It’s Not Only Possible, But Likely

Social media is an everyday part of life for millions of people across the world, young and old alike. But considering it has barely existed for over a decade, it’s a little early to be calling it a staple of modern life. That may seem hard to believe, particularly if you are a student who […]
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The 21 Freshman Year Challenges You’re Most Likely To Face

Freshman year is a pivotal year in the life of a college student. For the first time, many are tasting absolute autonomy, and that can take some getting used to. If in that position, one might feel excited and optimistic about the possibilities. That’s okay. You should feel that way. But do not assume that […]
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Influencers: How They Do It, And What Graduates Can Learn From Them

Influencers exist in a variety of different realms, from manufacturing to the fine arts. The path to becoming an influencer is not clearly defined by niche, but most share one thing in common. They put in the time to become experts at whatever it is that they do. If you are a student or graduate, […]
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Why Students Fail To Find Success: The Top 20 Reasons

Why students fail to graduate or find success and why businesses fail to stick around often run parallel to one another. In a recent infographic explaining the latter, CB Research Insights shared some details on the top 20 reasons startups fail, and it turns out each reason can be applied to students who fail to […]
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LinkedIn Best Practices: 22 Tips To Start Your Career Right

LinkedIn is the place you need to be if you already aren’t on there. While superfluous social media sites like Facebook, SnapChat, and Twitter may have functions for selfie and TMI posting, LinkedIn has an actual purpose, and it’s one that could set you on the path to a profitable career as well as valuable […]
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Netflix: 9 Values Students Can Learn From The Streaming Giant

Netflix is as much a part of the average student’s life as food, shelter, and breathing. The streaming giant has been an innovator in how we consume video content, and it has redefined the power structure of Hollywood and elevated the television series art form over motion pictures. It’s hard to look at Netflix’s success […]
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Job Search Tips: Top 7 For 2018

Job search tips are like pizza. You can never have too much. Especially in the face of a changing marketplace where we are not even sure jobs will exist in about 50 years. (Oh, we know they will, but the landscape will look pretty different.) In the meantime, a persona has to eat, and the […]
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