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    Fraternities Raising Money for Salvation Army

    Fraternities Raising Money for Salvation Army
    Dec. 5--Two University of Missouri fraternities are hoping to make the season a little brighter for Columbia. Members of Delta Upsilon fraternity are spending every weekday until Christmas break ringing bells for the Salvation Army. And last night, members of Beta Theta Pi teamed up with the Boys & Girls Club to make gingerbread houses and take them to the Lenoir ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    5 Tips for Staying Safe During Spring Break

    5 Tips for Staying Safe During Spring Break
    It is that time of year again. College students from all across the country converge on sandy beaches in Florida, or California for a week of sun, fun, and partying. Spring break—a time for rest and relaxation away from the rigors of college life- can be a great time. It can also lead to some tough life lessons if a student ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +13
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    Free, Useful Educational Apps

    Free, Useful Educational Apps
    If you want to practice for college entrance exams, there’s an app for that. Brush up on a classic novel? There’s an app for that. If you want to learn how to star gaze like an astronomer, play music like Beethoven or brush up on scientific theory, there are even apps for that. The best part? They’re all free. [gate] Here ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated: +12
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    Recession Over? Kinda Sort of, Economists Say

    Recession Over? Kinda Sort of, Economists Say
    Oct. 31--DURHAM -- Economic experts weighing in on some Friday morning pronouncements that the recession likely ended this summer agreed with the assessment, but said high unemployment and job losses will also likely continue. The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis announced that gross domestic product increased by an estimated 3.5 percent in the third quarter on Thursday largely a result of ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Five States Stretch School Schedules

    Five States Stretch School Schedules
    If the school day didn't seem long enough already for students in these five states, it’s probably about to. [gate] Colorado, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York and Tennessee and the lucky five U.S. states that will continue an initiative to have the option to add on school days, make school days longer, or both. The options will be decided upon by schools, ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +12
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    7 Job Negotiation Strategies

    7 Job Negotiation Strategies
    When entering the work force, it’s important to keep negotiation tactics in mind when considering your job offers. After all, business is business. And, while it’s certainly understandable to be over the moon because you’ve received a job offer, it’s important to keep those emotions on the inside. Often times, graduates jump on the first offer they receive after graduation without ...
    Published about 2 years ago | Rate This
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    Avoiding the Pitfalls of Your First Job

    Avoiding the Pitfalls of Your First Job
    Obtaining your first job out of college may be a dream come true. Finally all of your years of school work, late night studying, and internships have paid off. Finding work in your chosen field, and an employer who is willing to hire a new graduate is not always easy. While you want to do your best to make a great ...
    Published about 5 years ago | Rated: +17
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    Three Reasons Green Jobs Are Back

    Three Reasons Green Jobs Are Back
    1) Federal Stimulus injection of over $1bn. This, coupled with private efforts like Khosla’s $1bn+ fund are stimulation innovation across the board. 2) Return to Corporate Values Industry leaders agree that green is good: for brands, for economies of efficiency, and for shareholders. Jobs in the CSR and environmental fields are blossoming at every level and location across corporate America — ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +4
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    New Year, New Job

    New Year, New Job
    The New Year is already off and running. Are you prepared? The beginning of each New Year is a great time for career reflections and resolutions. Here are some tips to help you accomplish that goal and find the job - and career path - you really want. Decide- Make a decision about what you really want out of your career. ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated: +26
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    10 Majors with the Highest Salaries for College Graduates

    10 Majors with the Highest Salaries for College Graduates
    Go to college. Get a job. Make money. Generally speaking, this is the point of going to college. There are plenty of other benefits that are earned along the way – academic achievement, unique study abroad experiences and networking opportunities. But if you ask most students why they’re going to college, they’ll tell you – to start my journey along a ...
    Published over 2 years ago | Rated: +27
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    Health Insurance for Recent Grads

    Health Insurance for Recent Grads
    If you can’t find a job in this tough economy, there are lots of things probably running through your mind: will I fall behind my peers? How will I pay my student loans? Will I have to go back and live with mom and dad again? And finally, what will I do about healthcare? Well, even if you’re not living with ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Monster Study Reveals Entrepreneurial Spirit in All

    Monster Study Reveals Entrepreneurial Spirit in All
    Monster.com and Millennial Branding, a Gen Y research and management consulting firm, have released a study that reveals new data on multi-generational entrepreneurship. While many studies finds Gen Y (ages 18-29 years) as more entrepreneurial than other generations, the study actually found that the inverse is true. [gate] According to the data, 41% of Gen X (ages 30-49 years) and 45% ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated: +11
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    April is National Volunteer Month

    April is National Volunteer Month
    Across the country this month Americans will be giving their time and energy, but not getting paid for it. What gives? It's national volunteer month! A time when you have the opportunity to help your fellow Americans by volunteering. April also encompasses National Volunteer Week. According to Nationalserviceresources.org: [gate] "National Volunteer Week began in 1974 when President Richard Nixon signed an ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +12
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    Colleges’ Anti-Scholarship Policies

    Colleges’ Anti-Scholarship Policies
    What seems like an oxymoron may actually be reality. Colleges are making it difficult, if not impossible, for students to attend school completely free of charge, even if they receive scholarship aid. Often times, schools require students to pay a portion of their tuition bill out of pocket, regardless of the amount a student has been given for financial aid. What’s ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +16
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    10 Ways to Get Involved During National Volunteer Week

    10 Ways to Get Involved During National Volunteer Week
    National Volunteer week is April 10-16 this year. If you haven’t had a chance to do good yet, there’s still time. Volunteer your Saturday to helping those in need. An added bonus: volunteer work always looks great on a resume. According to the White House, over 63 million Americans volunteered their service last year. “Volunteers are the lifeblood of our schools ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +2
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    EBay Sells Part of Skype for $2B

    EBay Sells Part of Skype for $2B
    NEW YORK - EBay Inc. is trading control of the online telecommunications service Skype for about $2 billion, reversing a 2005 acquisition that many analysts considered a head scratcher from the beginning. The company famous for its online marketplace said Tuesday it is selling a 65 percent stake in the business to a group of private investment funds for $1.9 billion ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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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 9 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Whose Your Landlord?

    Whose Your Landlord?
    It’s time to take back power from the landlords, once and for all! A rental or lease agreement should be just that – an agreement between two parties, each being held accountable for their actions. Students are often taken advantage of, especially near campuses. There’s a new site, Whose Your Landlord, looking to change that dynamic. Similar to “Rate My Professors,” ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +15
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    President-Elect Trump & Student Loan Debt

    President-Elect Trump & Student Loan Debt
    Though you may be jubilant or grief-stricken over the Election results, we can all most likely agree on one thing: this country has a huge student loan debt problem. HUGE. While student loan debt was never a focal point of the Trump campaign, the President-elect does have strong opinions on student loans, college costs and debt forgiveness. He revealed these sentiments ...
    Published over 2 years ago | Rate This
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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 9 years ago | Rated: +1