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Millennials, ‘The Problem with Your Generation Is This’

Fear not, millennials. This article is not what you think it is. You won’t find any judgment here. The headline is in quotes, and while admittedly a little click-bait, it’s a completely accurate depiction of what you’re about to read. A fed-up user on Reddit recently posed the question to your generation: what is the […]
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How to Sleep Better During the Summer Months

Many students mistakenly think they will sleep better during the summer months. It stands to reason. No longer having to attend school all day means more time to sleep in, right? Well, that can be a blessing and a curse. According to one 2016 report from Huffington Post, “Too much sleep on a regular basis […]
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The 7 Rules Every Student Should Know for Building an Online Footprint

Developing an online footprint is an escapable part of living in the 21st Century. If you hope to function in society, you’ve got to have a presence. Unfortunately, most people are doing it wrong, and the foul-up begins while they are still in school. In the following article, we’ll be discussing some of the rules […]
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The Other Glass Ceiling: How Students Can Break Through It

A glass ceiling has more commonly come to be known as an “unacknowledged discriminatory barrier that prevents women and minorities from rising to positions of power or responsibility, as within a corporation.” While those types of ceilings certainly exist in the business world, they are not confined squarely to racial/minority discrimination. You can run into […]
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26 Summer Reads for the Career-Minded Student

When you think summer reads, your mind probably falls back to the latest fiction bestseller. After all, we love summer because it allows us to escape from school for a few months. And what better way to escape than with escapist literature. But business and career books of today are not the stodgy exercises in […]
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What Students Should Know About Boomerang Jobs

“Boomerang jobs” is picking up steam as a buzzword in the career education field. While you may be unfamiliar with it, you probably won’t be unfamiliar with the concept. In fact, some of you may have parents who could be working jobs right now that they came back to after some time away. That’s what […]
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10 Tips for Taking Back Your Online Identity

Your online identity can be compromised in a number of ways. While speaking on the topic of how, the conversation often turns toward identity theft. But most of you probably won’t experience that intrusion, or if you do, it will be extremely rare and easily fixable. Meanwhile, your online identity is being exploited in other […]
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17 Tech Tips Every Student Should Know

Tech tips, if you’re like us, are always welcome. Anything that adds productivity and saves time is right up our alley. But when you’re a student, the world is filled with distraction, and there are special skills you need to master. In the following article, we’ll be talking about some of these skills, and yes, […]
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Students And Depression: How to Cope

Students and depression (unfortunately) go hand-in-hand. Especially in college, you’ll find the pressures come at you from every direction. Society. Friends and relationships. Academics. Athletics/extracurricular activities. Couple it with the fact that you no longer have the safety net of home to lean on — at least, not as much — and it’s enough to […]
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13 Optimism Quotes to Get You Through Semester’s End

Ever feel optimism is harder to come by these days? If so, you’re not alone. Most Americans have felt less enthusiastic about what the future holds for them than in years past. Perhaps it’s because we’re more divided than we’ve ever been during any time since the Civil War. That can make life in general […]
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