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    “Food Insecurity” is the New Hunger & its Prevalent on U.S. College Campuses

    “Food Insecurity” is the New Hunger & its Prevalent on U.S. College Campuses
    Food. It’s one of the most basic human needs, yet for 49.1 million Americans, hunger is a constant struggle. Many of these Americans are also students – the people in your courses who you’d least expect. It makes sense, though. With college affordability being a constant struggle as well, it’s no wonder that many students go hungry. “Food insecurity” is the ...
    Published about 2 years ago | Rated: +17
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    Social Media Mistakes that Can Cost You the Job

    Social Media Mistakes that Can Cost You the Job
    You may think that your social media accounts don’t matter and assume that most companies won’t actually take the time to look at your social media accounts. You may think that, but you’d be wrong. According to a 2015 study by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), 43 percent of employers check on a job applicant’s social media presence and ...
    Published about 1 year ago | Rated: +29
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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 4 years ago | Rated: +16
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    24 Off-Limits Interview Words

    24 Off-Limits Interview Words
    An interview’s tone can be changed with the mere usage of one or more words. Certain words set the scene and, unfortunately, using the wrong vocabulary can make the difference between you getting the job or being cut from the application process all together. While it may seem trivial, using these words can cloud what you’re really trying to say or ...
    Published 12 months ago | Rate This
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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 almost 2 years ago | Rated: +32
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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 almost 2 years ago | Rated: +22
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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 over 2 years ago | Rated: +17
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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 over 2 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 2 years ago | Rated: +26
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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 almost 2 years ago | Rated: +24
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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 about 2 years ago | Rated: +24
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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 about 1 year ago | Rated: +26
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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 about 5 years ago | Rated: +11
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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 almost 2 years 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 about 2 years ago | Rated: +19
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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 12 months ago | Rate This
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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 over 2 years ago | Rated: +14
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    Job Search Prep: 3 To-Dos

    Job Search Prep: 3 To-Dos
    It's time for you to do some internship or job search prep. The good new is that this prep isn’t too intensive or time-consuming. In fact, you could accomplish it all in one afternoon. 1. Create or update your LinkedIn profile. If you don’t have a LinkedIn profile, it’s time to jump on board this “social media” outlet. LinkedIn allows you ...
    Published 12 months ago | Rate This
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    Grad Students Petition for Employee Status: Labor Board Reconsiders Stance

    Grad Students Petition for Employee Status: Labor Board Reconsiders Stance
    For most graduate students, teaching undergraduates, research and grading can take up long hours. But, they’re still considered students, not employees. Most of these students, however, will tell you that this is, in fact, work and would like to be considered employees by universities rather than students. While many graduate students are given a stipend and some even have the benefit ...
    Published almost 2 years ago | Rated: +23
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    Michelle Obama Backs New College Site

    Michelle Obama Backs New College Site
    The First Lady Michelle Obama continues the quest to get each and every young American to view higher education as both an achievable goal and a priority within their future. Her most recent effort, a public awareness campaign in the form of a web site entitled, Better Make Room, is tied to her Reach Higher initiative, as well as collaborative efforts ...
    Published over 2 years ago | Rated: +12