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Disruptive Leadership: Why It Matters To Today’s Student

Disruptive Leadership is a scary term for many. People don’t tend to like disruption. It forces them to drop the status quo and learn a new way of doing things. The preference runs contrary to the individual’s inner desires and interests. Because, at the end of the day, people want a better way to do […]
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Memorial Day Reading List: 12 Books To Check Out Now

Memorial Day is upon us. Before it gets away, it is time to remember the people who were, and are, willing to make the ultimate sacrifice for their country regardless of any differences in opinion or upbringing. To give you a deeper insight as to what these men and women go through, we thought we’d put […]
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Postgraduate Cheatsheet For The Overwhelmed Student

Words a postgraduate or postgraduate-to-be needs to hear: “The only reform movement that matters is the one from within.” What do those words mean to you? For us, it’s pretty clear. To make substantial change in your life, you can’t look to grand, sweeping gestures. You simply have to put one foot in front of […]
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The Trump Twitter Account And Lessons You Can Learn From It

The idea of students learning anything from the Donald Trump Twitter account may seem unorthodox, particularly if you are one of the many college students throughout the United States who find his beliefs and actions to be diametrically opposed to their own. But if you are ever going to go anywhere in life, you have to […]
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The Worst Colleges And Universities: How To Spot Them

It is hard to set an objective standard for the worst colleges and universities in America because so much about the metrics are subjective, and a lot of it boils down to what the individual student is looking for in an institution of higher learning. Just an example or two of what we’re talking about […]
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Unpaid Internships: Should You Or Shouldn’t You?

The dreaded unpaid internship. Why would anyone want to expend the effort and the time to do anything unpaid? Didn’t slavery and indentured servitude go the way of the dinosaurs? All fair questions, and to be as open as we can about it, the answer to whether you should entertain unpaid internships or not can […]
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Blinkist And The 25 Best Nonfiction Books For Graduates

Nonfiction books for graduates lists often hone in on the first year of life’s new chapter, be it freshman year of college or that inaugural taste of the so-called “real world.” However, life lessons are not confined to specific context. In making our nonfiction books for graduates picks, we turned to the hot new app Blinkist for some […]
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8 FYIs Every Undecided Should Know Re: Billionaires

If you’re an undecided major, the idea of one day being a billionaire may seem as foreign to you as the ability to speak Klingon. After all, they’re jet-setting across the world while you are worried about graduating without borrowing your life away. But before you dismiss the commonalities (and the differences) that you have […]
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Millennials Less Patriotic, Demand ‘Livable Wage’

Millennials Study Hits

Millennials certainly have a different worldview than the Generation Xers and Baby Boomers, who came before them. Whether that’s good or bad will largely depend on if you consider yourself a millennial or not, but research company Qualtrics and venture firm Accel recently set out to provide the needed nuance for understanding why younger and […]
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99 Random Tips To Improve ACT Scores

To improve ACT scores, you cannot expect to simply sit down and take the test numerous times without learning anything specific from each attempt. While giving yourself as many opportunities as possible is part of it, there are other things you can, and should, be doing to find success. To aide you in this goal, […]
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