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    America's Top School: West Point Blows Ivy Leages Away

    America's Top School: West Point Blows Ivy Leages Away
    WEST POINT, N.Y. - The U.S. Military Academy is rated the best college in the country in this year's Forbes magazine rankings. West Point beat out No. 2 Princeton and third-place California Institute of Technology in the America's Best College report. The magazine cites the work ethic and drive to succeed at West Point, and the fact that cadets graduate without ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rate This
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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 9 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Unemployment Rate Remains Even Over Last Month

    Unemployment Rate Remains Even Over Last Month
    JUNE 2011 — Unemployment for the month of May remains at 8.7%— the same as April, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The economy did gain jobs in May —54,000 —but that’s down from a 232,000 gain in April. Meanwhile, the number of Americans filing for first-time unemployment benefits rose again remaining above the 400,000 mark for the ninth ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: -1
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    House Nears Dramatic Expansion of College Student Aid

    House Nears Dramatic Expansion of College Student Aid
    WASHINGTON _ The House of Representatives is expected this week to back overhauling _ and simplifying _ how college students receive financial aid. The rules for awarding and repaying loans would remain unchanged, but the government would make all loans itself, ending the practice of subsidizing loans made by private lenders. The Obama administration, which has made revamping the student loan ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Drinking at College: More Reason Than Ever to Say No

    Drinking at College: More Reason Than Ever to Say No
    Last summer, as another crop of 18-year-olds was heading off to college for the first time, college presidents around the country started to question whether the country's legal drinking age still makes sense. Those open to lowering the legal age suggested that one way to curb binge drinking on campuses would be to make drinking less clandestine. By allowing undergraduates to ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rate This
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    Top 10 Places to Give Back

    Top 10 Places to Give Back
    Searching for meaning in the season of giving? If you want to give back, there are plenty of opportunities to do so. Volunteering can be as easy—and enjoyable—as pie if you seek out the right opportunities. Are you a people person? The next Top Chef? Whatever your strengths, put them to good use this holiday season by sharing them with those ...
    Published over 2 years ago | Rated: +27
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    What 2008's Hiring Outlook Says About Hiring Trends

    What 2008's Hiring Outlook Says About Hiring Trends
    Admitedly, 2009 is not 2008, but what does looking back a year tell us about the emerging labor market? As we started 2008 the hot jobs were quantitative. In fact, it's been said that 2008 was the year of the quant. By quant, we mean not just quantitative analysts, those brainiacs of finance who drive many a hedge fund’s oversized returns ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Navigating Your Network

    Navigating Your Network
    When you’re trying to build a career, making a connection can make all the difference in getting the job of your dreams. Discovering how to utilize your networking connections isn't as hard as it can appear, you just need to examine your current and potential connections. Here’s how to make your network better work for you: • Build from Your Current ...
    Published about 2 years ago | Rated: +24
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    15 Cool Ways to Reuse Old Textbooks

    15 Cool Ways to Reuse Old Textbooks
    You've likely saved all of your old textbooks that you couldn't sell with the thought that one day maybe someone would bite. They've been sitting there in a corner, maybe under your bed, simply collecting dust bunnies. You feel as if they're mocking you - taking up space you could utilize if only you could figure out what to do with ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +31
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    10 Healthy Budget-Friendly Snacks

    10 Healthy Budget-Friendly Snacks
    Just because you have limited funds, doesn't mean you should have to sacrifice your health. Keep in mind that portion control is important (too much of a good thing is possible). These snacks are great on-the-go and those on a budget. Stock up on these affordable healthy goodies so that the next time you’re in a time-crunch, you don’t have to ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +19
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    Unemployment Rises in June

    Unemployment Rises in June
    JULY 8, 2011 -- The Nation’s Unemployment rate rose to 9.2% last month – up from its two year low of 8.8% in March. The bad news is adding to spreading fears that the recession is headed for a “double dip”, where things could get worse again before they get better. In June, employers added almost no new jobs. Only 18,000 ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: -9
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    3 Ways Green Companies Can Clean Up Their Hiring Processes

    3 Ways Green Companies Can Clean Up Their Hiring Processes
    As companies emerge from recession-induced hibernation, shake off hiring freezes, and start to cautiously advertise job openings again, they're finding an entirely different landscape than when they did their last round of recruiting. The holy grail for jobseekers? A meaningful, green job. Many factors have swirled together to create this phenomenon: unemployment rates around 9.5 percent; buzz about green jobs has ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +5
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    More Students to Drive home for Thanksgiving

    More Students to Drive home for Thanksgiving
    Nov. 19--More Americans will take to the roads but fewer to the skies this Thanksgiving, as travelers control spending amid tough economic times, automotive and travel group AAA predicted Wednesday. AAA forecast that 38.4 million Americans will travel at least 50 miles from home for the holiday, up 1.4 percent from last year. About 86 percent will drive, up slightly, thanks ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    2016's 10 Best & Worst Cities to Begin Your Career

    2016's 10 Best & Worst Cities to Begin Your Career
    When you’re searching for a job to embark upon your career, what do you look for? Prospects and quality of life are likely amongst the top factors in considering which city you end up in. Personal finance site, WalletHub, took these factors along with other relevant stats into consideration to create a list of the best and worst cities to begin ...
    Published over 2 years ago | Rated: +26
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    2009 in Pictures

    2009 in Pictures
    2010 is almost here. Before we jump too far ahead, it's time to look back on 2009. MonsterCollege collected some of the best photography from each of the year's biggest stories. Come with us on a stroll down memory lane. View 2009 in Pictures.
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +6
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    New Bill Aims to Reduce Student Loan Rates

    New Bill Aims to Reduce Student Loan Rates
    Jul. 30--An estimated 100,000 Ohioans could see relief from costly student loans through legislation introduced yesterday by U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown. Brown's bill would allow college graduates and others who are no longer enrolled to swap their private loans for federal loans with lower interest rates. "Too many Ohioans are still paying for college decades after they graduate -- through private ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rate This
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    Roomie Matches Made in Cyberspace

    Roomie Matches Made in Cyberspace
    CHICAGO _ For Satit Koonopakarn, the gold dagger and book of chants were the first signs of trouble. His freshman roommate at the University of Illinois at Chicago pulled out the items on move-in day, explaining that he was a Wiccan and liked to practice witchcraft. Months later, Koonopakarn said, he awoke during the night to find the roommate standing over ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rate This
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    Have You Considered Consolidating?

    Have You Considered Consolidating?
    No matter what type of loan you take out, it comes with its own interest rate. It can seem like a riddle when trying to keep track of your loans and payments. When it comes to loans, consolidation can be a great option. In consolidating your loans, it can become easier to handle because, essentially, your multiple loans will become one ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +16
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    How to Keep Your New Year’s Resolution

    How to Keep Your New Year’s Resolution
    In 2007, Richard Wiseman, a psychologist at the University of Hertfordshire, conducted a study to test the commitment to New Year’s resolutions. His study found that roughly 78% of all people who make New Year’s resolutions fail to keep them. So how can you make 2016 different from the past few years? How can you keep your New Year’s resolutions for ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated: +10
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    On-Campus Recruiting: Myths and Realities

    On-Campus Recruiting: Myths and Realities
    If your school's career center has a well-established on-campus recruiting program, consider yourself lucky. It's the first and maybe last time prospective employers will seek you out. That's why it's so critical to understand how on-campus recruiting works -- and doesn't. Let's set the record straight on some prevalent myths. Myth: Only business and technology majors benefit from on-campus recruiting. Reality: ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rate This