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    You Can Have It All: Balancing Work and Graduate School

    You Can Have It All: Balancing Work and Graduate School
    Want to go to graduate school but don’t want to leave your current full-time job? What if you could have it both ways? Many students do. One of the pros to doing both at the same time is still receiving a steady income, while the cons add up to little social life and a rigorous schedule. But it can be done ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated: +10
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    6 Fun & Exciting Summer Camps for Adults

    6 Fun & Exciting Summer Camps for Adults
    Hoping to capture some of that summer nostalgia from when you were a kid? Look no further than adult summer camps. They offer everything you valued as a child, plus booze (well, many do). Attending any of these summer camps for adults are sure to bring back fond memories of summertime from your childhood and offer a great time for you ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +24
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    Shocking Student Debt Statistics

    Shocking Student Debt Statistics
    Everyone wants a slice of the American Dream and, in this modern day, going to college is essential to success. Forget keeping up with the Jones’, these days Americans are finding it increasingly difficult to keep up with the very student loans they took out to help ensure future success. So, what happens when they very institution that’s supposed to safeguard ...
    Published over 2 years ago | Rated: +45
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    College Hashtag Takes Twitter by Storm

    College Hashtag Takes Twitter by Storm
    How would you describe college in five words? The #collegein5words twitter feed suddenly became the hashtag that exploded, as Twitter users weighed in on the burning question. The tweets rose in popularity as The White House got in on the action, followed by First Lady Michelle Obama and Vice President Joe Biden who added their views via Twitter on #collegein5words. From ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +29
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    Policy Would Require Colleges to Admit Illegal Immigrants

    Policy Would Require Colleges to Admit Illegal Immigrants
    Aug. 23--Community colleges in North Carolina would be required to admit students who are not legal residents of the United States if the state approves a proposed policy. The state Board of Community Colleges will consider a proposal that would admit students who aren't in the country legally and require them to pay the out-of-state tuition rate. The policy says those ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rate This
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    For-Profit College Ordered to Pay Students $1.2 Billion

    For-Profit College Ordered to Pay Students $1.2 Billion
    Another for-profit has come under fire for its recruiting and money-making schemes. A huge victory was won this week for students that had once attended Corinthian College, according to MarketWatch. Like other for-profits that have come under federal and civil scrutiny, Corinthian advertised false graduation and job placement rates in order to attract students. After graduation, these students were unable to ...
    Published over 2 years ago | Rated: +22
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    Keep it Professional: Social Media and the Job Search

    Keep it Professional: Social Media and the Job Search
    For four years, your social media presence has been all about impressing your peers and working on that perfect selfie angle. But believe it or not, your future employer could care less about which side is your best side. In fact, if they saw all 872 of your selfies, you probably wouldn’t be at the top of their candidate list. So ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rate This
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    10 Holiday Gift Ideas for Coworkers

    10 Holiday Gift Ideas for Coworkers
    Need a secret Santa gift idea? Or, perhaps you just need ideas that are thoughtful and affordable – you don’t want to leave any coworkers out! Gifts don’t need to be expensive or elaborate. After all, it’s the thought that counts, right? Show the people you see every day how much you care by remembering them this holiday season. Check out ...
    Published almost 2 years ago | Rated: +26
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    The Survivors of Abduction Act

    The Survivors of Abduction Act
    Proposed Act to Help Recent Cleveland Kidnapping Victims Attend College There’s a new act, specifically designed to help the survivors of the three abducted Cleveland women, who were recently rescued, attend college. State representative John Barnes, Jr. has introduced the Survivors of Abduction Act to help the three survivors who recently escaped after being held for more than a decade against ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +16
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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 over 2 years ago | Rated: +32
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    Research Shows Women Suffer More from Student Loan Debt

    Research Shows Women Suffer More from Student Loan Debt
    On a daily basis, you can find some type of coverage on the “student loan crisis,” whether it’s expert advice on how to pay on time, an increase in the default rates or proposed solutions on forgiving student loan debt. But what you probably haven’t heard is how it’s affecting women and men differently – until recently. VICE distributed some eye-opening ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated: +10
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    Lady Gaga Teams with NY Governor to Pass Campus Assault Bill

    Lady Gaga Teams with NY Governor to Pass Campus Assault Bill
    It’s another pairing you wouldn’t expect as far as Lady Gaga is concerned. The pop star has teamed up with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to urge the passing of what’s being called the “Enough Is Enough” bill. The legislation combats sexual assault on college campuses in New York State. The two co-wrote an open letter, exclusively released on Billboard concerning ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +26
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    Secretary Duncan Calls for Accountability, Lower Student Loan Debt

    Secretary Duncan Calls for Accountability, Lower Student Loan Debt
    This week, Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan, called for some changes to our nation’s current higher education system. During a speech at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, Duncan pointed to the current insufficiencies in the system that lead students to graduate in six years or more as well as rack up student debt without the means to adequately pay for ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated: +17
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    College Majors that Make the Most Money

    College Majors that Make the Most Money
    You’ve heard the old saying: do what you love; love what you do. But doing what you love doesn’t always lead to a lucrative career. Given that more students are graduating with debt than not, money may lead to financial freedom – which could “buy” a degree of happiness. So when it comes to college majors, which provide the most bang ...
    Published over 2 years ago | Rated: +24
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    St. Patrick's Day Quiz

    St. Patrick's Day Quiz
    Do you have the luck of the Irish? Could you outsmart a leprechaun? How much do you really know about March 17? Find out by taking this short, 10 question St. Patrick's Day trivia quiz below!
    Published over 2 years ago | Rated: +24
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    10 Happiest Places to Work in the U.S.

    10 Happiest Places to Work in the U.S.
    What makes people happy in their jobs? Is it the money? The working culture? The location? Forbes’ top 20 happiest places to work appears to be a little of all three. Most top 20 locations are either on the East or West Coast, and it shouldn’t be a surprise that three of the top 10 locations are in Silicon Valley. Also, ...
    Published over 2 years ago | Rate This
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    Top 5 Jobs with the Widest Gender Pay Gap

    Top 5 Jobs with the Widest Gender Pay Gap
    Equal pay for equal work: It’s a no-brainer, right? Apparently, it’s not – at least if we’re judging by what’s going on with women’s wages across the nation. According to Yahoo Finance, “On average, women in America earn 78 cents for every dollar a man makes.” While the wage gap has improved within the last few decades, progress is slowing down. ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rate This
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    Race on College Campuses: What’s Happening Now?

    Race on College Campuses: What’s Happening Now?
    They say history has a way of repeating itself, and at several colleges and universities across the country, that’s the case right now. African American students as well as other minority and underrepresented groups on college campuses have banded together to demand an end to racial tension from administrators as well as their peers. Today, these individuals echo the thoughts, opinions ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated: +19
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    Paid to Stay

    Paid to Stay
    In an attempt to increase the student retention rate, Union College is now offering free semesters for remaining in school. [gate] The “Inaugural Class” program offers a tuition-free last semester to graduating students, beginning with this year’s enrolled freshman. Other schools have tried freezing tuition levels or discounting the fifth year but Union College in Kentucky may be the first school ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +11
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    College to Pay Mislead Students $1.2 Million

    College to Pay Mislead Students $1.2 Million
    Former students Daymar College, which is actually a for-profit Kentucky company, have filed multiple lawsuits with claims that the company misled them, according to a copy of the proposed settlement deal, which was obtained by The Courier-Journal, a newspaper in Louisvilla, KY. According to the details within the settlement and The Courier-Journal, the former students are accusing the for-profit college of ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated: +14