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How I Chose My Major: 5 Students Share How They Did It

The question of “how I chose my major” is one that every college student must grapple with at some point before they head off for freshman year. If they still haven’t thought about it, there’s some question whether they should even go. And some students choose not to, at least not right away. Things like […]
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Taking Night Classes: 7 Tips to Excel

Taking night classes in college can be a little more challenging than your average schedule. On the other hand, many of you might find yourself more productive during the later hours. Regardless which camp you’re in, you need a special set of skills to make the most of your time taking night classes. In the […]
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Work Study: 7 Jobs to Help You Earn As You Learn

Work study jobs offer students a way to earn extra cash to help with things like the cost of tuition, room and board, or spending money. While you might think you can’t afford to go to school full-time and work a job, work study jobs make it more flexible to choose when and how to […]
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What to Look For in a College Internship

The college internship may not seem like a particularly attractive proposition on the surface. Move to a strange location for no money. Do grunt work in an industry you’d like to one day work in. Go home even more broke than you were before.  We certainly get it if that doesn’t sound like the perfect […]
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Forget Survival: These 7 Tips Will Help You Thrive Your Freshman Year of College

Too many articles talk about “surviving” freshman year of college as if you are going to be fighting an uphill battle the whole way. We have a little more faith in you than that! In the following article, we will be discussing ways that you can do more than survive. In fact, these tips will […]
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Why You Should Join the School Newspaper

The school newspaper is one of the most valuable things you can be a part of in both high school and college. You will learn skills while working on a school newspaper that will benefit you throughout many aspects of your life. Skills like writing, creating visuals, asking open-ended questions, thinking on your feet, and […]
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17 21st Century Skills That Will Help You Crush School and Work

There are certain 21st Century skills that every student will need to have in place before they graduate and enter the real world. Many of these skills have been around for ages but morphed into another form. Others are exclusive to the digital age. In the following article, we will be taking a look at […]
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10 Ways to Improve Your Writing and Stand Out from the Crowd

Have you ever felt it impossible to improve your writing? Many students struggle with the demands of the writing process. This runs the gamut from outlining to sentence-building to revision and more. In the following article, we’re going to provide you with 10 tips that should help you overcome the challenges. As you read through […]
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10 Tips for Using Your Tax Refund Wisely as a College Student

It’s tax season, and millions of Americans will soon be receiving their tax refund checks — some bigger than others. This year, the U.S. government plans to hand out $3,071 in tax refunds on average, according to the IRS. That’s more than enough money for students to spend in a variety of different ways. Whether […]
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Top 10 Best-Paying Jobs for Bachelors Degree Holders

Whether you’re in college or just thinking about your options, you probably know a bachelor’s degree is a must-have for many high-paying jobs. But many careers that require a four-year degree pay handsomely, and some of them don’t even require you to have an advanced degree. In the following article we’ll be digging into the […]
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