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Winter Break Preparations: 10 Moves To Make Now

Winter break is a gift to each and every student who has worked hard (and maybe those who haven’t). It gives one a chance to recharge batteries and enjoy themselves before embarking on the challenges of the rest of the school year. But in order to make the most of your break, you really need […]
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Christmas Break: 33 Ideas For College Students (Or Soon-To-Be)

Christmas break can too often be relegated to a time for shutting down the mental engine. You see two weeks off and think, “Great, I’ll finally be able to sleep in!” Only problem is that you sleep in one day, then two, then three. Pretty soon, the whole time has passed and you have done […]
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The 21st Century Workplace: 7 Truths You Need To Know

The 21st Century workplace differs quite a bit from what your parents and grandparents grew up with. At one point, you got a job, showed up for a set amount of time, then returned home. (Rinse/repeat until payday.) In those days you could depend on a job once you had it. Now, not so much. […]
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Your Quarter Life Crisis: Tips For Overcoming It

Quarter life crisis sufferers are not alone. New research from LinkedIn and posted in full at this link found that “75 percent of 25-to-33-year-olds have experienced a quarter life crisis, defined as ‘a period of insecurity and doubt that many people in their mid-20s to early 30s go through surrounding their career, relationships, and finances.’” […]
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The 7 Valedictorian Qualities Every Student Should Have

Valedictorian recipients are important to learn from no matter where you are in your educational journey. You may be a straight C student (or worse), who is too far into your career to make up ground and earn your school’s top academic prize, but you can still improve your life and future outlook tenfold by […]
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23 Bad Career Advice Tips

Bad career advice isn’t something you have to look too far to find. Everyone’s experience in the workforce is different, but they all think their lessons are the right lessons. It’s not that they’re being malicious. A lot of times they really feel as if they’re helping you out. By “they,” I’m meaning parents, siblings, […]
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21 Speed Learning Tips For Students

It never seems like there is enough time in the day to learn everything that you need to know to be an effective student or a successful person. There is always someone out there who knows more and has a more creative way of approaching problems and finding solutions. The good news is that we […]
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16 Social Media Disruptions That Ruin Productivity

Social media has definitely changed the way we live and act, and not always for the better. For starters, each network — Facebook, SnapChat, Twitter, etc. — has a seemingly infinite supply of distractions. While it’s okay to go down those rabbit holes every once and a while, they are addictive by nature, and you […]
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25 Horror Novels That Will Make You Smarter

Horror novels and Halloween go hand-in-hand, but too often we go for the low-hanging fruit — cheap thrills meant to be easily forgotten. Since this is a test site and our hope is for you to be your best, we thought it time to get into the spirit with some literary gems that also pass […]
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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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