Archive for April, 2012

President Obama Slow Jams About Student Loan Debt with Jimmy Fallon

Apr 26, 2012 No Comments by

What do you get when you combine a late night talk show host, Jimmy Fallon, The Roots, student loan concerns and President Obama? A slow jam! Tuesday night, politics, entertainment and music combined and the end result was increased awareness about the current student loan situation.

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5 Tips for Improving Your College Communication Skills

Apr 26, 2012 1 Comment by

With many jokes targeting women and their voices—referencing the ability of women to speak their opinions rather loudly—it’s interesting that when it comes to the media, there is “a severe gender disparity” and women’s “voices are disproportionately excluded from public discourse.” Basically, all the kidding about women voicing their demands and being heard is bunk when it comes to mass communications.

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“Lucky” Clothing May Help College Students Think Better

Apr 25, 2012 No Comments by

Do you pull on your “lucky” Miami Heat shirt before heading out to take your Western Civ. final? Maybe you prefer your “Because it’s the cup” NHL hat? If you’re a college student who dons your “lucky” clothing items thinking it will help you out during an exam in which you might need a little extra assistance, you’re not alone.

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3 Reasons Why College Students Should Volunteer

Apr 21, 2012 3 Comments

It’s national volunteer week and Earth Day is right around the corner! This week was designated in 1974 as a special time to engage people across the U.S. to work together as a nation and inspire social change. In this case, it refers to positive effects that first require collective action!

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High Paying Potential Careers for College Students

Apr 20, 2012 No Comments

Just because the economy has been sluggish doesn’t mean you shouldn’t think about career choices after college. You should! Below are some possible options that pay well and don’t require an exorbitant amount of education—not like there’s anything wrong with law or medicine!

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A New Way To Score a College Internship

Apr 19, 2012 No Comments

When you think of fun promoting on college campuses across the U.S., what’s the first thing you think of? Fraternities, sororities and chapter houses or maybe gearing up for the most intense football game of the year? Could be but nope, not what we’re talking about —and it isn’t that all of the aforementioned aren’t exciting or cool.

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The App Every Photography Major Needs

Apr 18, 2012 No Comments

It’s the app that has professional photographers moaning and groaning—most of you have heard of it and use it often to make your cell phone pics look, well, pretty darn amazing. It’s Instagram! iPhone users have already been riding this tech wave for a while now and upload 5 million plus pics per day. It even earned the Apple 2011 app of the year!

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Good News! More College Grads Are Finding Jobs

Apr 17, 2012 2 Comments

There’s great news for college students among the economic woes we hear of when we turn on the TV or read the headlines news. There’s been a hiring turnaround and it should give graduating students some more hope! This recent change has “most college campuses teeming with companies eager to hire” and the National Association of Colleges and Employers expects 2012 to reflect a 10.2 percent hiring increase—even higher than the originally thought 9.5 percent!

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8 Steps for Finding the Right Match (College that is!)

Apr 13, 2012 No Comments

So you’re looking into college or are already in college and thinking about making a change. The process of selecting a school doesn’t have to be super stressful if you have already thought about some important factors. The following are some questions that might help you narrow your search:

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Full Face Transplants: The Future of Modern Medical Education

Apr 12, 2012 No Comments

Some of you may remember Face/Off, right? The flick about an FBI agent, Sean Archer (John Travolta), and a terrorist, Castor Troy (Nicolas Cage) who undergo a secret procedure in which they trade faces. We don’t want to ruin the whole movie here…but, medical degree seekers, this full face transplant is no longer just a fictitious element of action movies!

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