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    The Controversy of Remedial College Courses

    The Controversy of Remedial College Courses
    At this point in higher education, you don’t need anyone to elucidate on how expensive college can be. We’ve all seen the startling figures on the rate of college cost inflation, read about the five-figure debt that college students are saddled with after graduation and heard about the increasing percentage of people defaulting on their student loans. As a result, current ...
    Published 7 days ago | Rated: +32
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    Updates to the Total and Permanent Disability Federal Student Loan Discharge Program

    Updates to the Total and Permanent Disability Federal Student Loan Discharge Program
    Former and current college students with disabilities may not be aware of a program that allows student debt relief, and the Department of Education announced a new process to identify individuals eligible for the federal loan forgiveness program, called the Total and Permanent Disability (TPD) Federal Student Loan Discharge. The program was created to aid those who are permanently disabled and/or ...
    Published 7 days ago | Rated: +22
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    The Price of Happiness in Each State

    The Price of Happiness in Each State
    The age-old adage says money doesn’t buy happiness. True. But, for many, it surely can help qualm financial worries and allow workers to afford the type of lifestyle they’d like. So, no, of course money doesn’t buy happiness. But, yes, it can help. Recently, the Council for Community & Economic Research published a study that details how much money a person ...
    Published 20 days ago | Rated: +34
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    Top 10 Most Wanted Degrees in 2016 by Employers

    Top 10 Most Wanted Degrees in 2016 by Employers
    Finally, some great news for college graduates! The job outlook is getting brighter this year, according to a recent survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), a non-profit group that connects college career services with employers. The survey’s findings indicate that employers are planning on hiring 11% more college graduates within the U.S. than last year. The NACE ...
    Published 20 days ago | Rated: +23
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    Study Reveals Why Millennials Are Broke

    Study Reveals Why Millennials Are Broke
    If you’re a broke Millennial, unfortunately, you’re not alone. Apparently, statistics show that there’s a significant reason for this, too. According to Post Grad Problems, Millennial workers’ wages are about the same today as they were in the 1980s. Yes, you read that correctly: Millennials are making the same projected salary as they would have in the 1980s. These statistics were ...
    Published 20 days ago | Rated: +26
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    Grad Students Petition for Employee Status: Labor Board Reconsiders Stance

    Grad Students Petition for Employee Status: Labor Board Reconsiders Stance
    For most graduate students, teaching undergraduates, research and grading can take up long hours. But, they’re still considered students, not employees. Most of these students, however, will tell you that this is, in fact, work and would like to be considered employees by universities rather than students. While many graduate students are given a stipend and some even have the benefit ...
    Published 20 days ago | Rated: +23
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    Yik Yak Cracks Down on Campus Cyber Bullying

    Yik Yak Cracks Down on Campus Cyber Bullying
    Once upon a time, Facebook was only accessible to college students, providing them an exclusive community in which to share their favorite movies, quotes and update friends on what they were doing at that moment. Now, it’s a global phenomenon – but whatever it is today, its roots are embedded on college campuses. A newer online community, Yik Yak, is plodding ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +12
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    Low Income, Wealthy Students Compete for Aid Amidst Rising College Costs

    Low Income, Wealthy Students Compete for Aid Amidst Rising College Costs
    In the last five years, the cost of attending college has risen roughly 12%, according to CollegeBoard’s Trends in Higher Education. But what has increased at an even further alarming rate is the financial aid gap between lower income and wealthy students. The focus, which has been brought to light by Stephen Burd, a senior policy analyst at New America, found ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +23

How to Make a Good First Impression for Your Entry-Level Interview

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Don’t judge a book by it’s cover. That’s great advice. But, the truth is: during a job interview or networking opportunity we do often judge a book by its cover. So, while it is important to say all of the right things during your job interview and networking opportunities; your actions and body language often speak much louder. Rather than bemoaning ... Full Story

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