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17 Social Media Resolutions For The Career-Minded Student

Social Media Resolutions For Students

The use of social media has risen to, some would say, epidemic proportions. It has taken over our lives, enabled us to make bad decisions, and become a liability in the job search. While this may not be true for you personally, you have to admit there are many people, even in your own friends […]
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28 Achieving Success Quotes For 2017

Achieving Success Quotes

Achieving success, regardless of your field, is never an easy road. If it was, poverty rates would not be so high; there would be world peace; and more people would be rich and/or happy. It is often a road fraught with proverbial land mines. You have to fail, sometimes often, in order to succeed, and […]
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35 Ways To Make A Difference, Student Edition

Ways To Make A Difference For Students

Students are always look for ways to make a difference as they progress through their educational journeys. That’s what they should be doing. Many, however, wait too long to start thinking about how to turn ideals into reality, and that can place them behind their classmates as a result. We’ve all been there. That’s how […]
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15 Productivity Hacks to Survive the Holidays

Not sure about you guys, but productivity hacks are always welcome, particularly when my mind starts to zone out with thoughts of turkey, dressing, trees, and presents. The holidays can be a stressful time, especially if you are a student ready to get on with the break but mindful of the academic obligations that still […]
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12 Tips for Nontraditional Students to Make the Most of Their Education

Nontraditional students are a major part of the postsecondary educational world. To understand just how big of an impact they have on enrollment, one must first possess a clear understanding of what nontraditional students are. The National Center for Education Statistics applies the “nontraditional students” label to anyone meeting one of seven criteria — delayed […]
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8 Ways to Overcome Bad Teachers (and 7 Mistakes to Avoid)

Bad teachers are real. In many schools throughout the U.S. (and the world) you will find them. They are collecting a paycheck one busy-work assignment at a time. They get frustrated by the classroom dynamics and fold under pressure. They fail to connect the dots from their understanding to your brain. They let others run […]
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12 Ways to Make College Cheap

There is much talk today of how to make college cheap. Unfortunately, you cannot get much cheaper than talk, and so far, that’s all there has been remitted toward the problem. Politicians have differing ideas. The President-elect wants to send education back to the states while his opponents believe it should be mostly federalized. Each […]
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CustomizedGirl Scholarship: Is This the Future of Funding Your College?

CustomizedGirl Scholarship Twitter

CustomizedGirl has offered a scholarship to aspiring college students for going on four years. With 2016, the company has opened up its unique submissions process to everyone — guys and girls — and they’ve also cut the one top prize of $2,500 to five equal prizes of $500 (for tax purposes). While many of your […]
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55 Student Jobs To Help Pay For College

Student jobs may seem like they are few and far between. After all, most people tell you they need experience before they are willing to hire, but how do you get the experience if no one is willing to hire? You can see how this might create a vicious cycle of frustration. Fortunately, we live […]
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9 Types Of College Loans You Need To Know

College loans are often talked about as if they are some type of boogeyman in the world of education. Students fear getting out of school because they know they’ll have to start repaying them. If worse goes to worst and you have to declare bankruptcy, they are among the few financial debts you cannot discharge. […]
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