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10 Improvements The iPhone Has Made To Student Life

The iPhone has just turned 10 years old. As you’re reading this, it may be a day or two after, but the point is, it’s been in our lives for a decade, and it has changed a lot about the world. The most obvious impacts have been to the worlds of business and technology, but […]
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Paysa Reveals Where Top Tech Employees Went To School

Do you envision yourself as the next Mark Zuckerberg or working for a company like Google or Apple? If so, you may want to take note of a recent report from Entrepreneur magazine. While we tend to place many tech entrepreneurs on a pedestal as outliers that shunned the need for formal education in exchange […]
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Valedictorians: Truth About Life At The Head Of The Class

Entrepreneur Magazine recently ran an article on the success rates of valedictorians and salutatorians after high school. As many of you know, the coveted V and S positions mean you were No. 1 and No. 2 in your class, respectively. The tantalizing title of the article implied that valedictorians didn’t accomplish quite as much as […]
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Disruptive Leadership: Why It Matters To Today’s Student

Disruptive Leadership is a scary term for many. People don’t tend to like disruption. It forces them to drop the status quo and learn a new way of doing things. The preference runs contrary to the individual’s inner desires and interests. Because, at the end of the day, people want a better way to do […]
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Memorial Day Reading List: 12 Books To Check Out Now

Memorial Day is upon us. Before it gets away, it is time to remember the people who were, and are, willing to make the ultimate sacrifice for their country regardless of any differences in opinion or upbringing. To give you a deeper insight as to what these men and women go through, we thought we’d put […]
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Postgraduate Cheatsheet For The Overwhelmed Student

Words a postgraduate or postgraduate-to-be needs to hear: “The only reform movement that matters is the one from within.” What do those words mean to you? For us, it’s pretty clear. To make substantial change in your life, you can’t look to grand, sweeping gestures. You simply have to put one foot in front of […]
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The Trump Twitter Account And Lessons You Can Learn From It

The idea of students learning anything from the Donald Trump Twitter account may seem unorthodox, particularly if you are one of the many college students throughout the United States who find his beliefs and actions to be diametrically opposed to their own. But if you are ever going to go anywhere in life, you have to […]
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The Worst Colleges And Universities: How To Spot Them

It is hard to set an objective standard for the worst colleges and universities in America because so much about the metrics are subjective, and a lot of it boils down to what the individual student is looking for in an institution of higher learning. Just an example or two of what we’re talking about […]
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Unpaid Internships: Should You Or Shouldn’t You?

The dreaded unpaid internship. Why would anyone want to expend the effort and the time to do anything unpaid? Didn’t slavery and indentured servitude go the way of the dinosaurs? All fair questions, and to be as open as we can about it, the answer to whether you should entertain unpaid internships or not can […]
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Blinkist And The 25 Best Nonfiction Books For Graduates

Nonfiction books for graduates lists often hone in on the first year of life’s new chapter, be it freshman year of college or that inaugural taste of the so-called “real world.” However, life lessons are not confined to specific context. In making our nonfiction books for graduates picks, we turned to the hot new app Blinkist for some […]
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