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    The List is Out: America's Best Colleges

    The List is Out: America's Best Colleges
    WASHINGTON, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News Media Group today released the 2010 edition of America's Best Colleges, which includes rankings of more than 1,400 schools nationwide. Harvard University and Princeton University tie the top of the list for Best National Universities, while Williams College is ranked top for Best Liberal Arts College. The exclusive rankings, available online today at www.usnews.com/colleges, ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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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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    U. Of Buffalo Student Exits Homemade Cabin

    U. Of Buffalo Student Exits Homemade Cabin
    A University of Buffalo student has voluntarily left a cabin he had been building on the Amherst, N.Y., campus since May, a school official says. Vice President for Student Affairs Dennis Black said in a statement that Brian Borncamp left his camp site on the edge of the university's north campus. The 21-year-old has been using his limited funds to build ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Anheuser-Busch pulls promotions at some colleges

    Anheuser-Busch pulls promotions at some colleges
    MILWAUKEE - Anheuser-Busch InBev is dropping its "Fan Cans" promotions from communities around the country where colleges have complained that the effort - which sells cans of Bud Light in school colors - promotes underage drinking and infringes on trademarks. The Federal Trade Commission has discussed the issue with the brewer, both the agency and the St. Louis-based brewer said. Regulators ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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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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    Positive Changes for Student Loans are Expected

    Positive Changes for Student Loans are Expected
    Big changes may be coming soon to the student loan industry, and those involved are preparing for the adjustments. The Obama administration's plan is to eliminate the Federal Family Education Loan Program, which has provided education loans to students and parents through a public and private partnership with lenders since 1965, if Congress approves the measure. Direct lending from the U.S. ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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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 about 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Private Sector Job Market Grows for 12th Straight Month

    Private Sector Job Market Grows for 12th Straight Month
    MARCH 2011 -- The nation’s jobless rate fell to 8.9% last month – its lowest level since April of 2009. According to The Bureau of Labor Statistics, roughly 222,000 private sector jobs were added in February— which marks the 12th straight month of private sector job growth that has added 1.5 million jobs at private firms. However, the total net increase ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +2
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    7 Quick Tips to Boost Your Personal Brand

    7 Quick Tips to Boost Your Personal Brand
    You cannot live or breathe today without hearing about personal branding. By now, you should understand that identifying your own unique personal brand is very critical for personal, business and career success. After all, who wants to blend in with everyone else? Without a standout, memorable personal brand where would successful people like Martha Stewart, Michael Jordan, Madonna, Prince and Donald ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +2
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    5 Tips for Becoming an Entrepreneur

    5 Tips for Becoming an Entrepreneur
    A good friend of mine recently announced to me that she is going to take the plunge - she is finally moving from corporate employee to entrepreneur. Sounds exciting right? No-one standing over your shoulder, the ability to call your own shots, and being able to take on great projects that you will enjoy....well, becoming an independent consultant or solopreneur requires ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Students Should Consider Consequences of Getting Inked

    Students Should Consider Consequences of Getting Inked
    Whether it’s flaming nautical stars, bold Chinese symbols or a massive tricolored dragon, tattoos are becoming very popular with college students. While some think tattoos are cool and creative, students should practice restraint when getting inked because hey can cause problems in formal situations. Body art is too distracting at weddings, funerals or graduation, among other occasions. [widget:news_callout_2] Generally, as long as ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Broaden Your Network to get Entry-Level Jobs on MonsterCollege

    Broaden Your Network to get Entry-Level Jobs on MonsterCollege
    Completely unscientific studies show that many people find their jobs through people they already know. It's amazing that this ever happens at all since most people are so reluctant to tell anyone they know that they're looking for work. And the more they need the job, the less likely they are to tell anybody who might actually be able to help. ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    The Top 50 Schools With the Entrepreneurial Edge

    The Top 50 Schools With the Entrepreneurial Edge
    NEW YORK, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Entrepreneur magazine and The Princeton Review announce the results of their seventh annual survey ranking the top graduate and undergraduate entrepreneurship entry-level job programs in the nation. From the more than 2,300 programs surveyed by The Princeton Review, 25 undergraduate and 25 graduate are ranked. And in an unprecedented event since the ranking began, a ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    What Happens When You Do Everything Right in an Interview, and the Hiring Manager is Nuts?

    By CAREEREALISM-Approved Expert, Dawn Rasmussen “Emily,” a client and a friend of mine, recently had a rattling experience. She applied for a job for which she was eminently qualified, and executed everything flawlessly throughout the entire job application and interview process…including doing her research on the company, preparing interview questions of her own, writing thank you notes, and then politely checking ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +2
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    The Situation: Entry-Level Job Advice From the Jersey Shore

    Thought The Jersey Shore was just all tanning, fist pumps and hair gel? Think again! Turns out the kids from Joizy can teach us about more than just Ed Hardy, Italian flag ornamentation and extreme midriffs. Their “techniques” can get your resume noticed, rock an interview and even get you hired! Think we’re kidding? Get in the zone and check ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Toys R Us Plans on Hiring 35,000 for the Holidays

    Toys R Us Plans on Hiring 35,000 for the Holidays
    Toy retailer Toys R Us said Wednesday it will hire about 35,000 seasonal workers during the holidays. The nation's largest toy seller said the amount is equal to its total work force hired during each of the previous two holiday seasons. The privately held retailer said it is hiring additional staff for its traditional stores and 350 pop-up stores in malls ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Colleges Worried about Social Media's Impact on Privacy

    Colleges Worried about Social Media's Impact on Privacy
    Sep. 30--The newly admitted Johns Hopkins freshman discovered that he was the only member of this year's class from Arkansas. So he joined the university's Facebook site for recently enrolled students, where he mentioned often that he loves sweet tea. By the time he reached campus in late August, he had a first-night sipping date with three fellow tea lovers. [widget:list_of_quizzes] ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Grad School or the Real World?

    Grad School or the Real World?
    After finishing her journalism undergraduate degree in 2004, 24-year-old Laurie Duffy went straight to graduate school. On the other hand, 33-year-old Carolyn Kaufman worked in information technology for two years after completing her undergraduate degree and then went to grad school. Who made the better decision? It's impossible to be certain. Both Duffy, with a master's degree in corporate communication, and ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    6 Sloppy Speech Habits to Avoid

    1. Non-words Filler words such as "um," "ah," "you know," "OK" or "like" tell the interviewer you're not prepared and make you sound like a Valley Girl (or Boy). A better strategy is to think before you speak, taking pauses and breaths when you lose your train of thought. Everybody utters an occasional "um," but don't let it start every sentence. ...
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    Top 20 Party Schools Named by Princeton Review

    Top 20 Party Schools Named by Princeton Review
    The nation's top party schools, according to Princeton Review's 2009 survey of 122,000 students. 1. Penn State University, State College, Pa. 2. University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla. 3. University of Mississippi, Oxford, Miss. 4. University of Georgia, Athens, Ga. 5. Ohio University, Athens, Ohio 6. West Virginia University, Morgantown, W.Va. 7. University of Texas, Austin, Texas 8. University of Wisconsin, Madison, ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +1