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College Worth It? Yes, But Keep These Factors In Mind

Is college worth it to you? Would it be if you knew that you could make more money working a trade without racking up the student loan debt? The answer will largely depend on your skill set, passions, and interests. In a recent study from the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce it was […]
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9 Best Pieces Of Advice To Teenagers From The 25+ Crowd

Spend enough time on reddit, particularly the education areas, and you are bound to find some compelling advice. When I was in high school, the Internet was in its infancy. It’s unfortunate because I missed out on a lot of great advice that kids today have open access to. If you are a teenager and […]
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Money Saving Tips For The Cash-Strapped College Student

Since student loans can quickly get out of control, you need all the help you can get. Money saving college tips will come in handy no matter which stage of the journey you’re in, freshman to senior year, and we’ve compiled 10 of our favorites to get you through to graduation, with help from the […]
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Back To School Tips For The Non-Traditional Student

Going back to school can be difficult if you’re a non-traditional student, who has had a considerable amount more life experience than your fellow classmates. Recently one redditor was faced with this very dilemma. In his words: “I am nearly thirty and I am returning to college for a career path change. The vast majority […]
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Students Tell All: 19 Dumbest Comments Heard In Class

Class is a place for learning and building toward a future, but sometimes it’s a location filled with inadvertent comedy uttered by people who can destroy your faith in the education system with one simple comment or question. Recently on reddit, someone posed the question: “What’s the dumbest thing you’ve ever heard inside a classroom?” […]
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10 Real Job Tests Managers Try On Interviewees

From the moment that you get an interview with a company, you may not realize it but you are being tested. Many managers, in fact, put you through a litany of tests that aren’t quite like the kinds you study for here at 4Tests, but they’re just as important. In fact, it’s been said that […]
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‘Useless Degrees’: How Does It Really Turn Out?

At one time, the words “college graduate” were impressive, but these days, employers aren’t blown away by a piece of paper. They need to see that you have skills that will actually be useful. As such, many degree plans have resulted in what students and educational experts alike refer to as “useless degrees.” Art history […]
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Language Changes: 12 Sentences You Wouldn’t Recognize 10 Years Ago

One of the really cool things about any active language is how often it changes to stay relevant with technology and world developments. For instance, since the invention of the Internet, we’ve learned that to “Google” something means to go to a website, type in a search inquiry, and browse through all the millions of […]
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Educational Do-Overs: Which Classes Would You Redo If You Could?

You may look back on your school years with fond memories, but be honest. There are classes you took that you shouldn’t have or classes you should’ve taken but could have done much better in. We’re all like that, and we all have to live with regret. But what if we could have educational do-overs? […]
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20 Things Teachers Wish They Knew In Year One

The first year of any job is one of discovery, excitement, and, yes, sometimes discombobulation. And almost no profession can catch you off guard in that “they didn’t train me for this” sort of way than teaching. Recently on Reddit, the question was asked of teachers: What was the one key thing that you learned […]
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