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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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11 Graphic Novels That Should Be Taught In Schools

Graphic novels have started to earn respect among critics, but their widespread adoption as “acceptable literature” in schools still has some way to go. Mostly it’s about overcoming the “funny book/superhero” stigma that has followed them around for the better part of a century. Fortunately, the work itself has already overcome said stigma. Now it’s […]
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4 Types Of Educational Hobbies That Don’t Suck

Educational hobbies can not only keep your brain in prime working order, but they can also help you guard against addiction, if one study of lab mice out of the University of California-Berkeley is to be believed. Yasmin Anwar of the Berkeley News reports that even short-term educational endeavors can help the brain alter its […]
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Brain Science Study Tips For Retaining Information

Brain science study tips can help you retain more of what you learn by simply making a few adjustments here and there to what you’re currently doing. (Unless, of course, you’re doing nothing.) By making tweaks to how you approach a problem, you can “work smarter, not harder” and prepare for chapter exams or standardized […]
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