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    Careful, dudes: Memphis fraternities learn safe partying

    Careful, dudes: Memphis fraternities learn safe partying
    Nov. 25--More than 300 members of 10 fraternities at University of Memphis attended a "Risk Management Educational Seminar" this week, in order to regain privileges to host parties. Dean of Students Bill Porter said the numbers who attended the seminar were well over the university's requirement that 50 percent of each chapter be present. Students put on a skit addressing alcohol ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rate This
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    What Happens When You Do Everything Right in an Interview, and the Hiring Manager is Nuts?

    By CAREEREALISM-Approved Expert, Dawn Rasmussen “Emily,” a client and a friend of mine, recently had a rattling experience. She applied for a job for which she was eminently qualified, and executed everything flawlessly throughout the entire job application and interview process…including doing her research on the company, preparing interview questions of her own, writing thank you notes, and then politely checking ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +2
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    The First Michelin-Starred Chef on Your iPhone

    The First Michelin-Starred Chef on Your iPhone
    Patrik Jaros is the first Michelin-starred chef to present his best recipes aimed at young people as an application for the iPhone and the iPod Touch. If you download "Patrik's Easy Cooking" from the App Store (category Lifestyle), you will experience the world of modern creative cooking. Patrik Jaros manages to conjure up the tastiest dishes using leftovers from your fridge. ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Millennials, Here are the 10 Best Jobs for You

    Millennials, Here are the 10 Best Jobs for You
    Every year, more and more millennials are entering the workforce and changing the dynamic of the working world. With that, the most desirable and profitable jobs are changing too. Forbes has provided a list of the most promising jobs for millennial workers over the next few years. Check out median salaries, projected growth and a brief description of necessary education and ...
    Published over 2 years ago | Rated: +22
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    Is Your Resume as Winning as Tom Brady’s?

    Is Your Resume as Winning as Tom Brady’s?
    Love him or hate him, Tom Brady knows how to win. He has won 148 regular season games, 18 postseason games and appeared in five Super Bowls. With that record, you can’t deny that he is ambitious, motivated and hard-working. Yet, there was a time when Tom Brady, like many other soon-to-be college graduates, had no idea what his future held. ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +9
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    Top 10 Cities for College Grads in 2015

    Top 10 Cities for College Grads in 2015
    One of the main decisions college graduates face is where to plant their first roots upon graduation. Sure, finding a job is a factor in this decision-making process but, most post-grads ultimately want to end up in a spot that is ripe with diversity, your peers and has a good economic climate. Recently, the American Institute for Economic Research (AIER) ranked ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +26
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    13 Networking Mistakes

    13  Networking Mistakes
    You wouldn't wear jeans to a job interview, but do you pay as much attention to job-hunting etiquette when networking? Everyone talks about networking but few realize how to do it well. Most people start networking when they start looking for a job. In any job market (and especially this one), a network will provide you with more opportunities and more ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rate This
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    30 Last Minute & Free Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

    30 Last Minute & Free Mother’s Day Gift Ideas
    You’re on a strict budget and mom loves you, just as you are! The timing couldn’t be any worse but, nonetheless, you still want to show her how much you really care this Mother’s Day. After all, she deserves it. FREE Mother’s Day Gifts 1. A framed photo of a happy memory from childhood or of you and mom together. FREE, ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +29
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    Schools, Sexual Assault & Silence

    Schools, Sexual Assault & Silence
    It’s an issue that has a large scope – so much so that it’s difficult to comprehend. It’s alarming to learn that one in five college women will become a victim of attempted sexual assault or actual sexual assault during their college years, according to a U.S. Department of Justice report. It’s even more alarming to learn that around 80 percent ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +19
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    Community Colleges Seeing Record Enrollment

    Community Colleges Seeing Record Enrollment
    Aug. 24--Community colleges in the Cape Fear region are seeing a record number of people enrolling in classes for the fall semester. But some of the schools are short on instructors and space as they try to accommodate the growing number of students while working with cash strapped budgets. All of the colleges in the region have seen an increase in ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rate This
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    Top Quotes from 2015’s Famous Commencement Speakers

    Top Quotes from 2015’s Famous Commencement Speakers
    It’s graduation season! And, that means it’s also time for those oh-so-riveting commencement speeches. To be completely honest, most commencement speeches are dull and sitting through them is nothing short of painful. For example, I don’t even remember the speaker at my own commencement ceremony. I remember it was a man and I remember he passed as somewhat “notable.” I also ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +31
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    Tech Trends of the Future

    Tech Trends of the Future
    Ask the most tech-savvy genius out there and they’ll tell you there’s not surefire list of what’s to be expected in the upcoming year. As in life, nothing is certain or one-hundred percent predictable, but wouldn't everything become boring if it was? While there’s no way to pinpoint or predict every technology trend that will continue this year, we've got a ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated: +11
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    OPINION: It's Worth Trying to Save Every Student

    Aug. 24--Far too many students enter college each year unprepared because of deficiencies in elementary and secondary school education. It is a national epidemic and a disgrace, which a 2005 National Education Summit on Higher Education report said costs colleges and businesses $16 billion a year. That's because none of the needed remedial college courses counts toward graduation. "Only 10 percent ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rate This
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    Keeping Score on Colleges

    Keeping Score on Colleges
    Introducing the College Scorecard, a tool designed by the U.S. Department of Education to provide data and information to prospective students and their families about a college’s affordability and value. While a rough version was released in June, the full version was just released to the American people this month. The College Scorecard includes five areas with key pieces of information ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated: +10
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    23 College Presidents Paid More Than $1M

    23 College Presidents Paid More Than $1M
    U.S. college presidents making more than $1 million are becoming more commonplace, a Chronicle of Higher Education survey indicates. In the 2007-2008 academic year, 23 private college presidents earned more than $1 million in pay and benefits, The New York Times reported Monday. In 2002, there were four U.S. college presidents earning more than $800,000 and none earning more than $1 ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: -4
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    The Problem with Study Drugs

    The Problem with Study Drugs
    It’s no secret that students are held to an almost-impossible standard of perfection. This comes from many areas: parents, teachers and, mostly society. The pressure to succeed can become unbearable because, after all, nobody’s perfect. If you don’t think it’s a trend, you may want to open your eyes. Even in researching this article, it was amazing how many students commented ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +19
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    20 Ways to Improve YOU This Summer

    20 Ways to Improve YOU This Summer
    Self-improvement may seem unrelated to your career success. It probably doesn't even seem like it factors into your job or internship search or matters within interviews or at networking events. But, it’s probably a lot more related than you might think. How you conduct yourself in various situations, your personal knowledge, life skills, interests, friendships, self-awareness and confidence all play different ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +27
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    U. Of Buffalo Student Exits Homemade Cabin

    U. Of Buffalo Student Exits Homemade Cabin
    A University of Buffalo student has voluntarily left a cabin he had been building on the Amherst, N.Y., campus since May, a school official says. Vice President for Student Affairs Dennis Black said in a statement that Brian Borncamp left his camp site on the edge of the university's north campus. The 21-year-old has been using his limited funds to build ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Spoiled Stupid?

    Spoiled Stupid?
    Are students that receive full financial support for their education from their parents more likely to rank lower on the grading scale against those who pay for their own education? [gate] Yes, according to a new study by assistant professor in the School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts at the University of California. Laura Hamilton puts forward that the lowest ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated: +14
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    Stanford-Trained English Teacher Quarterbacks I Wanna Go to Cal Tutoring Program

    Stanford-Trained English Teacher Quarterbacks I Wanna Go to Cal Tutoring Program
    Silicon Valley's oldest tutoring center devoted exclusively to English instruction has turned to Stanford products Nat Crawford and Teresa Kim to lead a new program for high school seniors. Name of the program? I Wanna Go to Cal. Improve Your English president Steve High, 61, gave the tutoring plan its name. He is a U.C. Berkeley alumnus. So are his wife ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rate This