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10 Best National Universities For 2018: Are They Worth It?

The top 10 national universities are now available for 2018 as part of the broader U.S. News and World Report annual study, and we thought it would be a great time to look at what makes some of these schools the best as well as what you can expect if you find yourself fortunate enough […]
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15 Biggest Mistakes Students Are Making

Student mistakes are nothing new. We’ve all been where you were, and we were all unprepared for what lay ahead. Therefore, don’t beat yourself up too much as you read through this list, because it certainly isn’t given with the intent of beating you up. Life is a series of trials and errors. In it, […]
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16 Ways to Save Money in Your 20s

To save money in your 20s may seem like a pipe dream. After all, don’t you have to make it to save it? With a stubborn job market, is it really even worth your while? The short answer: yes. However, it requires a mindset that you will need to start trying to master now. Hopefully, […]
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18 Job Search Skills No One Tells You

The job search can be exciting, scary, and frustrating at once. While it is tinged with possibility, you also find yourself worrying before you send out resumes, query letters, and email back-and-forth correspondences. You scrutinize every piece of communication that you put out into the world with the fear you are being judged to the […]
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The 25 Best Ways To Boost Creativity

The fight to boost creativity has never been harder. With all the neat little techie trinkets in the world today, we’ve lost something in translation. Our phones do so much for us, and modern conveniences have dulled the need for grit in everyday life. Since grit is often what makes us creative, it can be […]
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12 Tips For Smarter Salary Negotiations

Salary negotiations can be the most challenging part of dealing with the job market, especially when you lack experience. As you go throughout college forging your future career, be mindful of what goes into the process. It’s never too early to start thinking about strategy, even before your skills are etched in stone (or written […]
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15 Ways to Bomb the Job Interview

Your job interview offers a big chance to nab the career of your dreams or, at the very least, make decent money doing something worthwhile. You will have many throughout your life in all probability. Some will go great. Others, not so much. To help you have more of the former and less of the […]
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37 Memory Techniques to Do Better on Class and Exam Days

Memory techniques can help you sharpen your test-taking abilities as well as improve your classroom performance. Many people make the mistake of thinking memory is something you are either born with or not. This could not be further from the truth. Like a muscle, the more you “work it out” the stronger it gets. While […]
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Millionaire Habits: Here Are A Dozen Every Student Should Learn

Entrepreneur magazine recently took a stab at millionaire habits, aggregating the best of the best from a variety of men and women, who are crushing it financially. While it’s easy to look past it if you’re in the middle of a class or preparing for a big exam, you really shouldn’t. It turns out many […]
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‘You Are A Badass’: 7 Lessons From Jen Sincero’s Life-Changer

Jen Sincero’s book You Are A Badass should be required reading in any classroom (if you could ever get all parents to sign off on the naughty word). Semantics aside, it has tons of great advice for how you should approach this thing called life, and the sooner you internalize them the better. As you […]
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