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Ivy League Schools To Offer Free Online Courses

May 14, 2012 No Comments

Maybe you’ve heard about free college courses being offered before. Test Drive College is one company that not only provides great information about online education and their partner schools, but they also offer free, online college courses for students who qualify.

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Tips to Help You Not Freak Out During College Finals

May 03, 2012 No Comments

Okay, it’s finals time again. Most of you are well aware what this means: lots of coffee, all-nighters, ignoring Twitter (well, at least for 12 hours) and trying to mash work and study time together. Somehow, you’re still close to posting a “pulling my hair out need chocolate now” status update.

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“Lucky” Clothing May Help College Students Think Better

Apr 25, 2012 No Comments

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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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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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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Doing More For Others With a Non-Profit Management Degree

Apr 10, 2012 No Comments

A cup of coffee and a bagel, or giving $5 to charity? Hmm—for some cash strapped college students (and for many of us), the small luxuries we manage to enjoy on occasion during these trying economic times are hard to come by and not things we sacrifice easily.

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Women’s History Month: 5 Important Women You Should Know

Mar 31, 2012 No Comments

March is Women’s History’s Month and, when most of us, college students, think of history, we are typically only able to count a couple of famous women on our fingers—if we’re lucky. So the following are five women—from the thousands of women we should already know—from herstory.

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Generation Y Casts Aside Environmental Studies

Mar 28, 2012 No Comments

Reduce, reuse, recycle.’ Many of us have heard these words repeated over and over and we believe they have had positive effects on society. On numerous colleges campuses, there are easy ways we can recycle.

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You Don’t Need a Health & Wellness Degree to Get Moving and Get Fit

Mar 22, 2012 No Comments

Spring has almost arrived—okay, for those of us who live in warm climates, it’s here! You know what this means, don’t you? Dun, dun, dun—ladies, bikini time! For guys—time to take your shirts off! Instead of a spreading sense of dread, reinforce the positive thoughts and get moving!

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