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    Schools of Sobriety

    Schools of Sobriety
    For many, college is a time to party. But, these schools prove that you can still gain a great education while observing a sober lifestyle. Many of the schools are focused on faith or discipline, putting rigorous academics where they should be: at the forefront of a college education. The Princeton Review ranks pretty much everything when it comes to college ...
    Published about 5 years ago | Rated: +14
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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 almost 4 years ago | Rated: +13
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    Yik Yak Cracks Down on Campus Cyber Bullying

    Yik Yak Cracks Down on Campus Cyber Bullying
    Once upon a time, Facebook was only accessible to college students, providing them an exclusive community in which to share their favorite movies, quotes and update friends on what they were doing at that moment. Now, it’s a global phenomenon – but whatever it is today, its roots are embedded on college campuses. A newer online community, Yik Yak, is plodding ...
    Published over 2 years ago | Rated: +12
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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 over 6 years ago | Rated: +12
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    9 Things Your Mom Was Right About

    9 Things Your Mom Was Right About
    On a recent trip home, my friend Katie confided to her mother about the difficulties of dating in a big city. After a long, thoughtful pause, Katie’s mom responded, “Ya know honey, I don’t think I have any advice for you.” When Katie retold the story to me a few days later she said, “I knew then that it must be ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +12
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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 almost 6 years ago | Rated: +12
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    The Differences Between High School and College

    The Differences Between High School and College
    Everyone knows that the worlds of high school and college couldn't be further apart. But, what parallels can be drawn between the two? From childhood to adulthood, high school allows you to gain a sense of what it will be like to be an adult whereas college allows you to fully take ownership of your time, responsibilities and who you want ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +11
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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 almost 6 years ago | Rated: +10
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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 almost 3 years ago | Rated: +10
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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 almost 9 years ago | Rated: +9
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    Is Your Resume as Winning as Tom Brady’s?

    Is Your Resume as Winning as Tom Brady’s?
    Love him or hate him, Tom Brady knows how to win. He has won 148 regular season games, 18 postseason games and appeared in five Super Bowls. With that record, you can’t deny that he is ambitious, motivated and hard-working. Yet, there was a time when Tom Brady, like many other soon-to-be college graduates, had no idea what his future held. ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated: +9
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    5 Best (and Worst!) Things About Moving Back in with Your Parents

    Sweet? Not always... By Juliet Perrachon | Excelle So you’ve just been laid off. Or maybe you're a recent graduate who hasn't found an entry-level job yet. As if joblessness weren’t enough of a blow to your self-esteem, you find yourself with no other choice but to move back home – back to the place you thought you'd managed to ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +8
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    Editor First Person: Why Traveling is Worth It's Weight in Gold

    Editor First Person: Why Traveling is Worth It's Weight in Gold
    Since I was a little girl, I remember hearing my parents talk fondly about their travels in a time when they were young. Before us kids were even a “glimmer in their eye”. A time when they were free and experiencing all life had to offer. Like the time they were chased through a Moroccan bazaar by a street vendor that ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +8
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    11 Delicious Foods You Should Be Eating

    Our local farmer's market at the Ferry Terminal Market. Most of us have grown (or were born) accustomed to going to the grocery store. It's just what you do, right? Grocery stores like Safeway, Trader Joe's, and especially Target and Super-Walmart, have all your needs in one place, all year round, and tend to be open pretty late, if not ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +6
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    Apple Sells 300k iPads on Launch Day

    Apple's much hyped iPad landed in consumer hands over the weekend. The device was made available in Apple Stores and Best Buy stores at 9 AM on Saturday – those that pre-ordered iPads from Apple's website received them Saturday via UPS. The downside to a Saturday launch was that consumers with plans had to pre-sign for the iPad with a form ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +5
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    The Top 8 Banned Super Bowl Ads You Wanna See, But Won't!

    The Top 8 Banned Super Bowl Ads You Wanna See, But Won't!
    Every year there are the commercials that make it to the Super Bowl, and then sadly, some that don't - never to be seen by the beer-loving, chip-eating, jersey-wearing public. Some might call the commercial spots controversial, some might call them just too stupid to air. Check out our picks for the Top 8 commercials, past and present, that you won't ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +5
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    4 Career Lessons from American Olympians

    Lindsey Vonn: Don’t Stop When it Starts to Hurt Lindsey Vonn is the first American woman to win a gold medal in the Olympic downhill skiing. A contender in Torino in 2006, Vonn suffered a terrible crash that sent her to the hospital. She left with pain arching through her legs and back but still competed in five events. She didn’t ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +5
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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 about 9 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Social-networking profiles affect job-searching students

    Social-networking profiles affect job-searching students
    As students begin the search for entry-level jobs and internships, some are carefully considering how to keep their Facebook pages clean and professional. “While Facebook is a social network, it has become a professional stomping ground as well,” said Abigail Solis, health and exercise science junior. “In the event a potential employer were to view my page, I wouldn’t worry about ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Fool-Proof Pranks for the Office

    Fool-Proof Pranks for the Office
    April Fools is here, and that means you've either got a nefarious prank up your sleeve, or are taking some PTO to avoid being pranked. Whatever type of funny business you choose for April Fools' Day, make sure that you don't cross the line and get yourself fired or involved in a lawsuit! Follow these guidelines when thinking up your practical ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +4