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    5 Life Lessons From Dr. Martin Luther King

    5 Life Lessons From Dr. Martin Luther King
    There is probably no other American figure that epitomizes the qualities of leadership and self-sacrifice in the face of overwhelming odds more than Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. As we celebrate his life on the day set aside to honor him, let’s look back at some of the most important events in his life. From them, there are plenty of lessons ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +9
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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 10 months ago | Rated: +27
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    Volunteer Opportunities You'll Love

    Volunteer Opportunities You'll Love
    It’s easy to get caught up in your own life, between work and, of course, your avid social life. Take some time this year to pause and reflect on what you’re thankful for. Now is the time, especially during the holiday season, to give thanks for everything great in your life. Check out these great ideas you can utilize to give ...
    Published almost 2 years ago | Rated: +26
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    7 Colleges with Seriously Good Eats

    7 Colleges with Seriously Good Eats
    Most students don’t go to college for the campus food, but when your school is serving bad food day in and day out, it can start to have an effect on the entire experience. Think about it: for most students, the meal plan at their college is the only outlet they have for eating breakfast, lunch and dinner. When that fails ...
    Published over 2 years ago | Rated: +13
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    10 Scientific Reasons to Get a Good Night's Sleep

    10 Scientific Reasons to Get a Good Night's Sleep
    Breathing. Eating. Sleeping. These are the necessities of life that humans need to sustain a healthy (not to mention, living) existence. Fact: Sleep is just as important as diet and exercise. (The National Sleep Foundation) This isn’t a secret by any means. We can actually feel when we're lacking in sleep. So, why do so many of us skimp on one ...
    Published 7 months ago | Rated: +37
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    5 Black Colleges That Changed America

    “The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically... Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.” Martin Luther King Jr. February is Black History Month, and MonsterCollege is celebrating the event by taking a look at the most famous black colleges in the nation. Long before Barack Obama was President, ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Student Accidentally Attaches Nicolas Cage Photo in Place of Resume -- Did She Get the Job?

    Student Accidentally Attaches Nicolas Cage Photo in Place of Resume -- Did She Get the Job?
    While Nicolas Cage may be able to escape from Alcatraz, the once most impenetrable prison in the U.S., or steal the Declaration of Independence (ok…at least the characters he plays in movies can), he can’t actually get you a job. Vanessa Hodja learned that in the most humbling way possible. Hodja, a 20-year-old student from Toronto, sent what she thought was ...
    Published about 5 years ago | Rated: +12
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    Entrepreneurs: Rebellious Idea: Mix Value, Style at New Clothing Store

    Entrepreneurs: Rebellious Idea: Mix Value, Style at New Clothing Store
    Aug. 23--You've got to admire Kari Daigneau's timing. [widget:nasa_widget] Just as the economy was tanking, she was sinking her money into a clothing consignment store in Billings. The store specializes in brand names such as Abercrombie & Fitch, Lucky Brand, True Religion, Aeropostale, Polo and many others. [widget:3_quiz_list_widget] "People are being more cautious with their money," Daigneau said. "They realize they ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rate This
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    20 Career Lessons from Celebrities

    Celebrities. We love to hate them. We also love to watch their every move, laugh at their mistakes and scrutinize their decisions. Like them or not, their celebrity status means not only have they achieved career success, they’ve also got a hell of a lot to lose. And sometimes, whatever actions have helped catapult them to fame or rendered them ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Top New Year’s Resolutions for 2013

    Top New Year’s Resolutions for 2013
    The New Year is looked upon by many as a time of hope, a clean slate and a fresh start. Resolutions are made in hopes to get rid of bad habits and replace them with new, better ideals. Life changes are pondered and the possibilities are seemingly endless. According to USA.gov, these are the most popular New Year’s resolutions in 2013. ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +10
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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 over 4 years ago | Rated: +12
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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 over 1 year ago | Rated: +10
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    Are Social Networks Making Students More Narcissistic?

    Are Social Networks Making Students More Narcissistic?
    College students say social networking makes them more narcissistic, a national survey reports today — and they also believe their generation is the most narcissistic of all. [widget:becoming_a_community_10_step_guide] That's what a majority of 1,068 college students said when asked about narcissism in a poll on social networking sites in June by Ypulse. More than half (57%) said their peers used social ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Top 10 Things that College Taught Us About Life

    1. Dorms College is a time of extreme freedom but, let’s face it, not everything about college screams unfettered space. Students don’t usually have a lot of extra money and that means that their personal space is limited. In fact, the average college student has bunked down in a dorm room. According to the 2000 census, about 2 million students ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Stanford-Trained English Teacher Quarterbacks I Wanna Go to Cal Tutoring Program

    Stanford-Trained English Teacher Quarterbacks I Wanna Go to Cal Tutoring Program
    Silicon Valley's oldest tutoring center devoted exclusively to English instruction has turned to Stanford products Nat Crawford and Teresa Kim to lead a new program for high school seniors. Name of the program? I Wanna Go to Cal. Improve Your English president Steve High, 61, gave the tutoring plan its name. He is a U.C. Berkeley alumnus. So are his wife ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Crowdfunding for College

    Crowdfunding for College
    Crowdfunding, the latest trend in the startup craze, allows the public to view and donate to causes and projects via a public platform. Students have jumped on the bandwagon, utilizing crowdfunding resources to fund the often astronomical student loans that have accumulated. Here are some resources that students can utilize crowdfunding for debt payment, as well as manage a current financial ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +20
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    Move Over, Traditional Dorms. Luxury Housing Has Arrived!

    Move Over, Traditional Dorms. Luxury Housing Has Arrived!
    The days of stark, boring dorm rooms are gone, at least, at some colleges. Who would choose to live in a room resembling a jail cell when there’s an option for a room with a view – city style? Enter, Campus Crest Communities, Inc., a company devoted to the creation of fully furnished, luxurious dorm accommodations. The publicly traded company, based ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +17
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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 almost 4 years ago | Rated: +19
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    Valuable Life Skills Learned in College

    Valuable Life Skills Learned in College
    While everything you learn in college is important, there are some teachings that may come in handy more so in life than, say, how to balance the most complicated chemistry equations. Such lessons are actually not taught in courses, they’re learned throughout the experiences in college courses, social life and other daily activities. Here are some valuable life lessons you learned ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +38
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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 over 7 years ago | Rated: +2