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15 Research Studies From The Last Year Every Student Should Know

Research Studies Students Should Know

One of the great gifts that grows from higher education is the ability to do meaningful, world-changing research. It is not unrealistic to think that what is being done across college and university campuses today will resonate for decades — and perhaps even centuries — to come. We are on the verge of being able […]
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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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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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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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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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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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Should Schools Guarantee Job Placement?

A recent article on the Wired website profiled a radical new approach to education as administered by Udacity. The name of the coding academy is pretty fitting since Udacity has the audacity to think that what they teach should come with guaranteed job placement results. We live in an age where schools are only too […]
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Choosing the Right College: 6 Qualifiers 

Finding the right college is a tough choice, and it’s never too early to think about it. There are a variety of factors that play into the selection. Your challenge is to look at each one and determine the criteria that are most important to your situation. To help you do just that, we’ve put […]
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