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Student Loan Default: 7 Reasons It Is A Bad Idea

Student loan default is an option that many desperate student borrowers are considering. The idea is, “What can they do to us if we just refuse to pay?” Look, we get it. It can be overwhelming paying back six figures, especially when the only job offers that you have on the table are for $15 […]
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What Is Critical Thinking: 8 Reasons Employers Value It

Hear the phrase “critical thinking,” and what comes to mind? Do you associate it with negativity, positivity, or something else? Perhaps the word root “critic” makes you think of people who never have anything nice to say. Maybe you think about movie or book or music critics. Whatever the connotation, know this. Critical thinking is […]
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50 20 30 Rule: What to Learn About Budgeting Before You Start Work

The 50 20 30 Rule (or 50/20/30 as it is sometimes referred to) is a simple way of structuring your finances. It’s designed to do three things. That includes allowing you to handle financial obligations, spend within reason, and save money for a rainy day. Unfortunately, this and other financial literacy items are often not […]
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10 Ways to Develop Ideas Into Finished Projects

Do you freeze up when it comes time to develop ideas for an essay, project, or other assignment? It happens to the best of us, but it’s important to not let it become “the norm.” That’s because idea development will continue to be a thing throughout your working life. And sometimes the project will be […]
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Pandemic Redux: 12 Tips to Keep COVID From Taking Over Your Semester

It seems like just when the pandemic is over, something happens to the virus causing it to mutate and affect even more people. As we’ve seen the last few weeks, this isn’t over yet. It also may be a “new normal” since we’re two years into it. Now is the time to start employing responsible […]
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10 Ways to Accomplish Your New Year’s Resolutions In 2022

New Year’s Resolutions get a lot of attention at the first of each year. But it’s usually the wrong kind of attention. Everyone is concerned with making their lists and starting their journey. Unfortunately, they don’t know much beyond how to start. They haven’t thought about plans for how they’re going to keep the momentum […]
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10 Things to Do When You’re Feeling Burned Out

Have you ever caught yourself feeling burned out, as in too much to do one more thing to move yourself forward? I certainly have! It’s only natural to feel like you’re not capable of giving it your best effort when so much of what you have to do each day is the same thing over […]
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Life After College: 10 Goals You Can Implement Now Even If You Are A Freshman

Experiencing life after college may still seem like it is so far away. But if you never listen to another older person about anything, listen to them when they say that time goes quickly. It really will all be over before you know it. And then, you’ll be on to new beginnings. Making sure that […]
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12 New Year Productivity Hacks For Next Semester

New Year productivity goals are always on the radar when you’ve come to the end of a long year. (Or, in the world’s case, a long two years!) It’s only natural to revisit where you are and where you are going and ask the question, “Is there a better way?” If you’re at that point, […]
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Become a Good Test-Taker in 2022 With These 8 Tips

Not everyone is a good test-taker. That’s just a fact, and it’s one to which you can relate. Being able to perform well on an exam isn’t the most important thing in life that you will do, but it’s certainly essential to being able to take on future challenges. In this article, we are going […]
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