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7 Job Hunting Tips for Students

It’s never too early to start thinking about job hunting tips. If you are a student in high school or college, then you know what the world is saying about you. Everyone is always forthright with their sympathy, talking about how “sorry” they feel for you. It’s going to be so tough for (insert your […]
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Critical Thinking: 4 Great Answers for How to Improve Your Skills

A recent study on college and critical thinking raised some terrifying questions as to the quality of education that students are getting in the post-secondary world. Entrepreneur reports that 73 percent of graduates said college failed to teach them how to develop and ask their own questions. More from the piece as compiled by contributor […]
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Why Student Entrepreneurs Are Ahead of Their Peers, Win or Lose

Student entrepreneurs like Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg are generally exceptions to the rule. Few who venture into the business world before they’ve even completed college, or in some cases high school, typically don’t become billionaires. However, it is still in their best interests to pursue a business idea even if it creates a heavier work load […]
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The 3 Things Donald Trump Would Do To Your Education

Donald Trump has taken the political world by storm with a series of controversial debate performances and staggering poll numbers that not only put him on a firm pathway to the Republican nomination, but also make his being the next President of the United States a real possibility. Whether you agree with Trump or not, […]
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Entrepreneurship And Education: 5 Ways Business Will Shape Learning

There seems to be a great deal of concern over how entrepreneurship and education today will work together as changes in public schools and universities become more rapid. There is an argument that says education is not a business where there is room for profits and losses. That everyone has a right to have an education […]
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Teachers Should Teach With Movies More Than They Do, Columnist Says

Columnist Joe Mathews, whose Connecting California column is seen in Zócalo Public Square, recently penned an op-ed for SF Gate, where he poised an interesting challenge for the state’s teachers: teach with movies in class. “As our state considers new frameworks for how history and social science are taught, now is the time to incorporate […]
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37 A-Rated Public Colleges and Universities

The educational research company Niche compiles data and information on public colleges and universities, allowing users to sort and rank in a variety of different ways. Business Insider took this data and ran with it, delivering a recent post entitled “The best public college in every state.” Considering that there are 629 public four-year institutions […]
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Enhancing Extracirriculars: Five College Classes Worth the Effort

As you attend college, you’re given a wealth of options to choose from for your class electives. There are a few courses that can help to define your college experience, while preparing you for working in the world. There are also certain courses you’ll have to take as part of your degree program and to […]
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Graduate Grade: How to Handle Unemployment after Getting Your Diploma

Although unemployment rates have been decreasing, joblessness is still a very real and unpleasant reality many Americans face today. With the current job market being so tough, there are a great number of high school and college graduates facing unemployment. In fact, for the first time ever the majority of unemployed Americans today are degree holders. […]
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Moral Compass: Jobs that Will Make You Feel Good About Yourself

The majority of Americans, 52.3%, report that they are unhappy at work according to a report put out by the Conference Board. Areas of dissatisfaction include financial compensation, promotion opportunities, job security, health plans, retirement funds, vacation time, and sick leave. While many Americans are unhappy with their work, not all are. There are some great […]
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