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    Meet MonsterCollege's $5000 Spring Giveaway winner!

    Meet MonsterCollege's $5000 Spring Giveaway winner!
    Congratulations to Chris Botelho for starting the Spring off right! The Brown University freshmen is MonsterCollege’s $5000 Spring Giveaway winner! Tell us about yourself: I'm currently Pre-Med with hopes of matriculating to medical school right after my undergraduate years here at Brown, and eventually becoming a pediatrician.  However, instead of majoring in Biology, Chemistry, or some other science as most Pre-Meds ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Private Colleges' GPAs Rising Faster Than Public Ones

    Private Colleges' GPAs Rising Faster Than Public Ones
    The New York Times' Economix blog featured a study out of Furman University, which shows that beginning in the 1960s, GPAs at national colleges and universities rose at a pace of one-tenth of a point per year, from an average of 2.52 in the mid-'50s to 3.11 in the mid-'00s. Interestingly, during the past 50 years, GPAs at private schools have ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Most Scandalous Workplace Hookups

    Workplace romances are hardly uncommon. After all, you're probably clocking in more hours at the office than at home. It's easy to develop close on-the-job relationships that can take a romantic turn. But what often starts as a titillating romp in the supply room can quickly turn into a train wreck, endangering your career and your future. Are you willing ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Whatever Happened to When College Was Free?

    Whatever Happened to When College Was Free?
    These days, tuition at public colleges commonly rises five, seven, or even 15 percent in a single year, and students shoulder five- and six-figure debts to pay for their degrees. It’s easy to forget that it hasn’t always been this way: Many public colleges and universities were once tuition-free. In 1847, Baruch College, now part of the City University of New ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +16
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    Apple Sells 300k iPads on Launch Day

    Apple's much hyped iPad landed in consumer hands over the weekend. The device was made available in Apple Stores and Best Buy stores at 9 AM on Saturday – those that pre-ordered iPads from Apple's website received them Saturday via UPS. The downside to a Saturday launch was that consumers with plans had to pre-sign for the iPad with a form ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +5
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    MonsterCollege is Giving Away $5,000 This Spring

    FAQs: Do I need to register more than once? No How do I receive more chances to win? Simply sign into your MonsterCollege account at least once a day for increased odds. We will track who is logging in, you won't see anything when you log in but we will know. Should I register more than once for better odds? ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +129
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    College Degrees Drive Dollars: The Entry-Level Salary Chart

    College Degrees Drive Dollars: The Entry-Level Salary Chart
    A lot is made of the earnings gap between those who graduate from high school versus those who graduate from college. And for good reason: Over the course of a lifetime, projected income between the two groups ranges anywhere between $500,000 to more than $1 million. But even in a lackluster economy, the general consensus is that college graduates still fare ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Senate Republican Holds up Jobless Benefits

    Senate Republican Holds up Jobless Benefits
    WASHINGTON – As Congress raced to leave Washington for its Easter recess, a Republican senator blocked a stopgap bill to extend jobless benefits, saying its $9 billion cost should not be added to the national debt. As a result, some people who have been out of work for more than six months will at least temporarily lose benefits. Newly jobless people ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Twitter is the New Tool for Job Seekers

    Being in the job search is tough and as a job seeker you are not alone, especially with the more than 15 million who are out of work and in the job hunt. People don’t prepare for the job search although they should at least six months in advance. This provides you an opportunity to grow and build your network ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +5
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    15 Networking Mistakes You Can't Make

    Networking, networking, networking. We’ve all heard about it and we’re sure you’re all doing it — but are you doing it right? Trying to develop job leads and new business contacts the wrong way can be just as damaging as not trying at all, if not worse. You want to (net)work smart, not hard, so make sure you’re making all the ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Fool-Proof Pranks for the Office

    Fool-Proof Pranks for the Office
    April Fools is here, and that means you've either got a nefarious prank up your sleeve, or are taking some PTO to avoid being pranked. Whatever type of funny business you choose for April Fools' Day, make sure that you don't cross the line and get yourself fired or involved in a lawsuit! Follow these guidelines when thinking up your practical ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Answers to the U.S. Women's History IQ Quiz

    Answers to the U.S. Women's History IQ Quiz
    In honor of Women's History Month, ManagerLink wanted to test your U.S. Women's History IQ knowledge. We're providing the answers so you can learn from the quiz, but... h4. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken the What's Your U.S. Women's History IQ quiz, go take it first. See answers on the next page... [page] 1) In 1848, The U.S. Women’s Rights ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +2
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    The Participation Problem Solver

    The Obama Administration's Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation is charged with finding, amplifying, and scaling innovative solutions to social issues. The office’s five full time staff members are innovating where they can and asking others to fill in where they can’t. Not quite a year old, the office has written its job description on the fly, figuring out ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +1
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    America's Favorite, and Least Favorite Countries

    America's Favorite, and Least Favorite Countries
    A recent Gallup poll asked Americans whether their opinions of 20 places in the world were favorable or unfavorable. Here is what they said... Are you surprised by the results? Would you have picked different countries? Sound off in the comments! Interested in International Jobs? Find out how to work abroad!
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +8
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    Do College Endowments Affect Graduates' Salaries?

    Do College Endowments Affect Graduates' Salaries?
    The size of a university's endowment is frequently a measure of its wealth and prestige. Despite the significant hit that endowments took last year—plummeting an average of nearly 20 percent—many schools still have enormous resources at their disposal. But is that money being spent on improving the education of students, and how well do those substantial sums of money help students ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +4
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    The Best Cities for Young Adults

    The Best Cities for Young Adults
    Are you a relatively educated, culturally with-it young person looking to live in a city with same? Well, here is your list of places to live. Above, from left to right and top to bottom, are America's best metropolitan areas for young adults, as calculated by Portfolio. They picked cities with "strong growth rates, moderate cost of living, and lots of ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +28
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    Are These the Best Jobs in America?

    Are These the Best Jobs in America?
    Here's an interesting chart purporting to show the "Best Jobs in America." Predictably, lots of jobs in information technology and medical services make the list. But one failing of this chart is that it ignores the costs and risks involved in actually landing these jobs. Being an anesthesiologist, for example, requires that you go to medical school and assume a six-figure ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Answers to the Red Cross IQ Quiz

    Answers to the Red Cross IQ Quiz
    MonsterCollege created the What's Your Red Cross IQ quiz to help you learn more about this humanitarian organization. We're providing the answers so you can learn from the quiz, but... h4. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken the What's Your Red Cross IQ quiz, go take it first. See answers on the next page... [page] 1) Who founded the Red Cross? ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Should Rich Kids Pay Full Price for College?

    Should Rich Kids Pay Full Price for College?
    William G. Tierney is the director of USC's Center for the Study of Higher Education. He's also the mentor of a high-achieving high school senior from a dismal L.A.-area school whose parents don't have anywhere close to the amount of money needed to send him to one of the University of California schools that would likely admit him. (And this, by ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Daylight Saving Time: 5 Ways to Reap the Benefits

    Daylight Saving Time: 5 Ways to Reap the Benefits
    On March 11, Daylight Saving Time (DST) began once again. Time to set your clocks forward and kiss winter — and its depressing 4:30pm sunsets — goodbye. Don’t pretend like you’re going to miss it. The practice, also known as “spring forward,” is not without controversy. Its impact on energy conservation — one of the key benefits touted by supporters — ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +4