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15 Ways to Fail Up

The ability to “fail up” is one of the most valuable business tools that you will ever experience, and it can serve you well in school. That’s because even the most successful people have way more failures in their lives than they ever do successes. As a student, you can learn to fail up by taking your mistakes seriously […]
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32 Pulitzer Prize Novels You Have To Read Before You Die

The Pulitzer Prize for fiction has been around since 1917. It awarded its first win to a novel the following year. Since that time, selections have influenced societies and made their impact in other media — i.e. stage, television and the silver screen. While you can wait for the movie if you want, we’ve put […]
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Student-Saving Tips: What to do in a Laptop Emergency

As a busy college student you know your laptop is your storage device for practically every project you turn in and if anything goes wrong with it, you might be doomed. There are many to go about handling a laptop emergency. These strategies include backing up your hard drive, knowing your resources ahead of time, […]
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For Profit Colleges Bad For Students? [Study]

If you are enrolled in for profit colleges and pursuing your certificate, associate or bachelor’s degrees, then you will probably see a decline in earnings and higher debt five to six years after leaving, compared to your earnings before enrollment. This comes by way of a study released Monday (May 30) that combines data from the U.S. Department of Education and the Internal […]
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Are C Students Really More Successful?

A recent article on Daily Entertainment has been making the rounds via social media positing the theory that C students are more successful in life than any other type of student. To “prove” the point the author provides 10 reasons why this is the case. At the surface level, he or she (name not given) […]
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5 Resume Pruning Tips Every Applicant Needs to Know

When you are approaching the end of your college run, the resume becomes a big concern as you venture out into the workforce and attempt to stake your claim on a great job. However, many applicants make the mistake of throwing everything at an employer but the kitchen sink. They are so eager to impress […]
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6 Job Skills Every Student Needs

Education today receives a lot of criticism for being unable to teach basic job skills to students in need. While it is certainly true that it should be a function of education to get students ready for the workforce, it is also important to note that students and parents must meet teachers halfway in instilling […]
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Seven Cheap Beauty Tips to Ditch the Starving College Student Look

Maintaining a good beauty regimen during your busy college years can be very difficult. College is expensive, exhaustive, and time consuming, especially for those who are working a day job while attending class. While many people prefer spending hours in front of the mirror in order to get beautified, college students often don’t have the […]
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9 Jobs That Didn’t Exist 20 Years Ago

The jobs that didn’t exist 20 years ago are, these days, what make much of the world go-round. The advent of the Internet and the opportunities that it has created around a multitude of devices are proof that you never know what the future may hold. When thinking back to 1996 — yes, some of […]
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Freakonomics Guys Perfectly Describe the Problem with U.S. Education

The Freakonomics team of Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner will be the first to tell you that they are not always the bearers of good news. They have a way of thinking that is almost irritatingly logical (unless you’re a fan of logic yourself). Recently, they set their sights on the struggles of […]
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