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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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Earn Extra Money: 40 Proven Methods For Students

To earn extra money is one of the biggest objectives of a college student. While it may seem like an insurmountable task in the face of a full-time class schedule and one’s attempt to have some semblance of a social life, it is not as hard as you might think. In fact, you may find […]
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College Success Formula: 18 Hard Things To Do When Putting It To Work

A college success formula requires one thing to work well: action. But there are different types of action — the kind you take and the kind you don’t. It can be challenging in either direction. As you embark on your college journey, not every decision that you have to make will be an easy one. […]
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49 Daily Habits You Need To Embrace In The Spring Semester

Daily habits are important for instilling the structure and productivity that you will need to thrive throughout school and life. Of course, it is up to you which types of daily habits that you embrace. For every 49 good ones — as seen below — there are 49 more that can screw you up for […]
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Richard Feynman Quotes, And His Key To Becoming An Expert At Anything

Richard Feynman is a name you need to recognize if you want to build a career of being on-demand rather than one of being automated into obscurity. As Cal Newport observed in a 2015 blog post, Feynman, a famous physicist, was more than willing to admit when he didn’t know something, and that may have […]
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Interview IQ: What Is It, And How Do You Improve It?

Interview IQ is something I am shamefully aware that I do not talk about enough as your resident blogger. But that’s going to change a little today thanks to the book Boost Your Interview IQ by author Carole Martin. The book is a treasure trove of information with dozens of questions and detailed responses — […]
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17 New Year Resolutions For Students In 2018

New Year Resolutions time, everyone! Every year around this time, the mind begins to consider all the things that are going right and wrong, and all the ways life could be made better. Students especially can take this time to reevaluate and hit the hard reboot. In that spirit, we have put together a list […]
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Changing Majors Soon? Here Are 8 Things To Consider

Changing majors can be a stressful time, especially when you are walking away from something that you were once sure you wanted to do. But life changes and experiences can steer you that direction, and when they do, you want to make sure that your pivot won’t lead you to just another dead end. In […]
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Winter Break Preparations: 10 Moves To Make Now

Winter break is a gift to each and every student who has worked hard (and maybe those who haven’t). It gives one a chance to recharge batteries and enjoy themselves before embarking on the challenges of the rest of the school year. But in order to make the most of your break, you really need […]
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Christmas Break: 33 Ideas For College Students (Or Soon-To-Be)

Christmas break can too often be relegated to a time for shutting down the mental engine. You see two weeks off and think, “Great, I’ll finally be able to sleep in!” Only problem is that you sleep in one day, then two, then three. Pretty soon, the whole time has passed and you have done […]
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