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  • +23

    Top Party Schools Pay Off

    Top Party Schools Pay Off
    Whoever said it doesn't pay to play was clearly mistaken. Apparently, the work-and-play combo is still on the menu for these schools, where students get the best of both worlds. So, what’s the key element in finding these hot spots? It all started as most great discoveries do: by following the money trail. The Princeton Review. The key component to point ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +23
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    Top Party Schools of 2014-2015

    Top Party Schools of 2014-2015
    Whether you love or love to hate college rankings, it seems that everyone buzzes about one list in particular: the Princeton Review’s Top Party Schools. SPOILER ALERT: A new champion, Syracuse University, has taken the top slot from last year’s #1 party school, University of Iowa, quickly moving up the list from #5 in last year’s list and #10 in 2013’s ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated: +24
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    Apartment Packing Checklist

    Apartment Packing Checklist
    Funny photos? Check. Old college sweatshirt? Check. Plunger? Ugh... Yep, it's easy to forget the essentials when there's way more fun stuff to focus on. Whether you're moving out on your own from the nest for the first time or you're in school, you're going to want to ensure that you're packing what you need to live comfortably. Here's an apartment ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated: +16
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    15 Free Money-Saving Apps

    15 Free Money-Saving Apps
    Your smart phone – regardless of type – is the gateway to many great money-saving methods. Whether it’s coupon clipping or locating the best deals in town, there are apps to help you save cash when you need it the most. Check out the following apps, which can help you stick to your budget: 1. TUN An app designed specifically to ...
    Published about 2 years ago | Rated: +15
  • +21

    Need a Seasonal Job? 755,000 Holiday Jobs Available Now!

    Need a Seasonal Job? 755,000 Holiday Jobs Available Now!
    Believe it or not, it’s already time to start thinking about that time of year again – if you want a seasonal job. Within the retail industry the job prospects this year look fairly bright and is pretty on-target with last year’s 755,000 seasonal hires added to payrolls, according to global placement consultancy, Challenger, Gray & Christmas. But, with strong competition ...
    Published about 2 years ago | Rated: +21
  • +24

    Democratic Debate: Presidential Hopefuls on College Costs

    Democratic Debate: Presidential Hopefuls on College Costs
    In the wake of the first democratic national debate, the nation has been reflecting on the presidential hopeful’s responses on a plethora of issues. One issue of particular importance that has been up for discussion has been higher education. More specifically, the costs and debt associated with higher education are what make it a hot button issue. Where does each candidate ...
    Published about 2 years ago | Rated: +24
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    Five Holiday-Break Activities to Advance Your Career

    Five Holiday-Break Activities to Advance Your Career
    You're done with exams, and now it's time for holiday break. Three straight weeks of couch lounging and video games sounds great when you're up to your eyeballs in coursework, but it isn't very productive long term. Why not devote some time and energy to one or more of these five low-key activities that will leave you in better career ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +4
  • +16

    How to Keep Your New Year’s Resolution

    How to Keep Your New Year’s Resolution
    New Year's Resolutions -- easy to make; hard to keep. But if you feel like you're the only one failing to keep your resolutions, you're not. In fact, people struggle to keep their New Year's Resolutions so much that doctors study the psychology behind how we make resolutions and why we can't seem to keep them. Fortunately, the experts that have ...
    Published 10 months ago | Rated: +16
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    Five States Stretch School Schedules

    Five States Stretch School Schedules
    If the school day didn't seem long enough already for students in these five states, it’s probably about to. [gate] Colorado, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York and Tennessee and the lucky five U.S. states that will continue an initiative to have the option to add on school days, make school days longer, or both. The options will be decided upon by schools, ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +12
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    America Speaks: Higher Ed Must Change

    America Speaks: Higher Ed Must Change
    According to a new survey, most Americans think higher education is still highly valued, but needs to change to compete in the global marketplace. [gate] In fact, 83 percent thought that a college education is necessary to achieving success in the global economy. In reference to their opinions of the nation as a whole, 46 percent consider the state of higher ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +12
  • +14

    Academic Freedom vs. Adult Content

    Academic Freedom vs. Adult Content
    Freedom of speech is nothing new when it comes to controversy. Freedom of speech in academia? Been there, done that. Freedom of speech in academia claimed by a faculty member in order to defend the pornography she showed her class? Now we’re listening. [gate] According to The Chronicle of Higher Education, Jammie Price, a professor of sociology at Appalachian State University, ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +14
  • +14

    Alternative Spring Break

    Alternative Spring Break
    What was once a time to party and kick back with friends has now become a time to give back and serve others – at least if MTV has anything to say about it. The network that infamously hosts annual Spring Break specials has put the party agenda aside this year in order to encourage college students to make a difference. ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +14
  • +12

    April is National Volunteer Month

    April is National Volunteer Month
    Across the country this month Americans will be giving their time and energy, but not getting paid for it. What gives? It's national volunteer month! A time when you have the opportunity to help your fellow Americans by volunteering. April also encompasses National Volunteer Week. According to Nationalserviceresources.org: [gate] "National Volunteer Week began in 1974 when President Richard Nixon signed an ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +12
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    The Grammar Guide

    The Grammar Guide
    No matter how confident you may be in your writing skills, it’s easy to make mistakes on these common grammatical errors. These mistakes are considered red flags on resumes, papers, scholarship applications and in your work. What are such mistakes warning signs of? Bosses, teachers and hiring managers consider such mistakes to be indicators that you don't take the time to ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +15
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    15 Amazing Student Apps

    15 Amazing Student Apps
    It’s undeniable that modern students use smartphones in daily life more so than ever before. In part, because they are fairly recent inventions in society, but there’s more to it than that. Smartphones and other devices have so much to offer students in terms of expanding and assisting with their education. Take apps, for instance. The recent Apple campaign with the ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +15
  • +18

    Where 50 Celebrities Went to College

    Where 50 Celebrities Went to College
    If you were rich and famous, would you still find value in a college education? These celebrities certainly do! James Franco, Ashley Judd and Natalie Portman are among the many celebrities who moonlight as brainiacs – offering beauty and brains. Sometimes, life just isn’t fair. In a star-obsessed society, with hopes in the form of articles like, “stars-they’re-just-like-us,” we rarely actually ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +18
  • +17

    The “Free” Tuition Experiment

    The “Free” Tuition Experiment
    No matter where you attend college today, costs have skyrocketed, leaving students with the impending doom of student debt for years to come. Meanwhile, public funding for education has been declining to the point of nonexistence, as far as many students are concerned. So, what can be done to combat the issue? It seems as though many are considering the recent ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +17
  • +18

    Testing for Your Future

    Testing for Your Future
    Standardized tests, like the ACT and SAT, aim to measure your knowledge before you enter college and often times, in order to enter college. Similarly, there’s a new trend on the horizon: post-college testing of graduates to assess how much you’ve learned for your future employer to evaluate. It’s called the Collegiate Learning Assessment (referred to as the CLA+) and it’s ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated: +18
  • +28

    Who’s Hiring for the Holidays? Companies Hiring 2014 Seasonal Employees

    Who’s Hiring for the Holidays? Companies Hiring 2014 Seasonal Employees
    The National Retail Federation, the world’s largest retail trade association and the voice of retail worldwide, estimates that the holiday shopping season accounts for about 20 percent of the industry’s annual sales. As a result, it’s clear why retailers want to ensure they’re properly staffed to handle the holiday shoppers. This year, retailers are expected to hire more than 800,000 seasonal ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated: +28
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    Seasonal Employment Job Tips

    Seasonal Employment Job Tips
    Believe it or not, the holidays are right around the corner. Have you thought about securing seasonal employment? If not, the time is NOW! Most retailers count on the holidays since the season accounts for at least 20 percent of the retail industry's annual sales, National Retail Federation. As a result, most retailers boost hiring practices right before the holidays in ...
    Published about 2 years ago | Rated: +28