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Working After High School: The Case Against Going to College Right Away

Working after high school has picked up steam in recent years amid the ongoing push for going to college. More students are looking at their prospects and studying what it is they want to do with their lives. And that search is causing them to ask the question: is going to college necessary? Perhaps a […]
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Hate School? These Are the 11 Reasons

If you hate school, you’re not alone. Millions of students across the country (and globe) find it to be the bane of their existence. For reasons either real or imagined, they want no part of the educational system as it currently stands. But here’s the thing that simple basic statement doesn’t tell you. It’s not […]
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21st Century Career Advice You Definitely Need

Career advice is something we all need in our professional lives. Whether at the beginning, middle, or end, there will be something we don’t know that someone else does. In those moments, it’s good to have someplace to turn. When you’re a college student or a soon-to-be/recent graduate, it’s even more imperative, especially since we […]
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12 Relationship Management Truths for Students

“Relationship management” is a term you hear a lot in the marketing world. (Particularly, CRM, or “customer relationship management.”) But there is quite a bit of truth packed into the concept that students can learn and grow from. In the following article, we’ll be discussing what these truths are and how you can make them […]
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4 Ways to Reduce Digital Stress in Your Life

Digital stress is something virtually all of us experience in our lives. You may not think about it throughout the day. But you’re a victim of it nonetheless. Years of slow-creeping technology finally caught up with us at the turn of the century. And with the Internet age delivering high-speed Internet, smartphones, and the Internet […]
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12 Career Roadblocks That Are All Your Fault

Career roadblocks are something everyone faces as they enter and move through the workforce. It’s just a fact-of-life. But so long as “you do you,” anything can be overcome. The real problem starts when the obstacles aren’t created by situations but by character flaws. Students need to be aware of what these character flaws are […]
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10 Digital Decluttering Benefits

The push for digital decluttering has gained momentum across every technologically active generation. While our devices are still very much capable of sending us off down rabbit holes of information and entertainment, the harmful effects of too much tech is starting to become widely known. That’s why you see more and more people recommending less […]
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50 MLK Quotes to Turn the Dream Into Reality

MLK Quotes always pick up in popularity this time of year, with good reason. It can be easy to dismiss the impact that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., had — and continues to have — on society when you didn’t grow up in his era. So it’s important to keep the dream alive and remember […]
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How to Improve Your Adulting Skills

“Adulting skills” may be a relatively new term, but there’s nothing new at all about the concept. It’s basically fresh verbiage for the concept of “growing up.” We all share the same apprehension for growing up. And we also share the reality there’s nothing we can do to escape it. Not if we wish to […]
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Recommendation Letters: A Student Guide to Asking, Getting, and Deserving

Recommendation letters can be difficult to ask for, especially when you consider yourself an introvert like some of us around here. For those of you who don’t, you could still benefit from the points we’re about to discuss. What you’ll find as the details of each section starts to emerge is this: A recommendation for […]
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