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3 Tips If You’re Undecided

Jun 27, 2013 No Comments

Summer is nearly here and maybe you just finished your first year earning your college degree. The heat is on to pick a college major and you have no idea what subject you want to earn your degree in. Your dad is an engineer and you like math so engineering may be a possibility, your [...]

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How to Use Social Media to Find Scholarship Info

Jun 18, 2013 No Comments

With 94% of first-year college students using social media sites[i], social media has “become an integral part of everyday life”[ii] for many people. What about using social media to help find scholarships or grants to apply to? Instead of playing Words With Friends daily, you might use that time to dig a bit and see [...]

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5 Tips for Conducting an Informational Interview

Jun 14, 2013 No Comments

If you are a high school senior who is excited to be starting college this summer or a nontraditional student who will be earning your degree online in the fall, you may have heard the chatter about the importance of internships. You may not, however, have heard of informational interviews.  Informational interviews[i] are exactly as [...]

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7 Stress-Relief Tips for College Students

Jun 05, 2013 No Comments

College can be a wonderful time for many students and yet they may also feel stressed out. According to an article entitled Is Your College Student Stressed? Probably., it states that “85% of students feel stressed on a daily basis.”[i] With finals already here, for some of you, what steps can you take to feel [...]

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Red Flag Relationship Warning Signs

May 31, 2013 No Comments

Maybe you are interested in earning a psychology degree so you can counsel others and help them try to heal their relationships. Could be your parents divorced when you were young so you want to assist children in coping with similar scenarios within a school setting.  How about forensic psychology? Psychology and criminal justice might [...]

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Creative Ways to Make Cash this Summer

May 30, 2013 No Comments

In case you somehow didn’t get the memo about scholarship secrets, that the sequester seems to be a reality or that you shouldn’t Facebook friend your professor, summer is coming! This news alone should make you feel happy and less stressed.  When does summer begin exactly? While for you, it may start the minute you [...]

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Memorial Day Facts and How to Celebrate for College Students

May 22, 2013 No Comments

If you are a college student, here in the States, chances are you will be participating in some type of Memorial Day festivities on the third Monday in May. Do you know anything more about the holiday—besides that it is about honoring our service men and women who died serving our country?  If not, here [...]

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Tips for Celebrating National Bike Month This May

May 17, 2013 No Comments

May is National Bike Month[i]. If you are in college and earning an environmental degree, this month may be the perfect one for you to try something new and help the earth. Not only could you pad your wallet with extra cash that you won’t be spending at the gas pump, you might even organize [...]

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The Most Employable College Majors

May 13, 2013 No Comments

According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, between 2010-2020, the U.S. is projected to add 20.5 million new jobs. This employment number reflects an overall growth of 14.3%! This is good news if you are a high school senior or a nontraditional student who will be attending college.  How about a major that is [...]

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How to Celebrate Mother’s Day All Year

May 09, 2013 No Comments

Another commercialized holiday is soon to arrive—Mother’s Day. Along with it, the flowers, plethora of greeting cards, and tokens of appreciation—maybe even some bling. However, when you think about your mom and all that she’s done for you (e.g. looong hours of labor, countless sacrifices, supporting you in earning your college degree), it doesn’t seem [...]

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