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9 Jobs That Didn’t Exist 20 Years Ago

The jobs that didn’t exist 20 years ago are, these days, what make much of the world go-round. The advent of the Internet and the opportunities that it has created around a multitude of devices are proof that you never know what the future may hold. When thinking back to 1996 — yes, some of […]
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4 Qualities You Need to Change to Get Good Grades

Getting good grades requires a lot of work, but before you can get to that point, you may have to address some specific attitudes that are holding you back. As one gets older in life, they will discover that things like personal issues can sideline them from work. And while everyone needs a couple of […]
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Freakonomics Guys Perfectly Describe the Problem with U.S. Education

The Freakonomics team of Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner will be the first to tell you that they are not always the bearers of good news. They have a way of thinking that is almost irritatingly logical (unless you’re a fan of logic yourself). Recently, they set their sights on the struggles of […]
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7 Signs You Have Room to Improve as a Student

Do you need to improve as a student? That is a question that isn’t as easy to answer as it appears. For starters, you may think you are just fine because those report cards always show a row of A’s staring back. As long as you are “acing” the class, why worry? Such a mindset […]
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How To Ensure A Successful College Experience

College can be difficult. That is why many college students are stressed and overwhelmed. Fortunately, there are many things you can do in order to ensure that you have a successful college experience. Below is a list of tips that will help you: Go To Class This may seem common sense, but one of the […]
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10 Study Tips to Make This Semester a Success

Getting the energy and motivation to study can be a challenge for any student, whether you consistently get straight A’s, or if your grades could use a little work. Knowing how to study smart is the key to making your sessions more productive and efficient. Use these tips to help make your next study session […]
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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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10 Daily Habits of Top Students in Their Field

As top students move further into their educational careers, they begin to distinguish themselves from their peers in interesting ways. Rather than sleeping in all the time, taking it easy, or just trusting in the false sense of security that comes from not being allowed to fail by a broken public education system, they take […]
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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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