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College Financing 101

You did all the work, you made all the grades, you sent in the applications... Congratulations! You've been accepted to college (or maybe a few)! But for some people, the next step- paying for college- is even harder than getting accepted. However, there are a number of tried and true ways that millions of college students just like you have paid for school in the past. Below you'll find some of the basic methods of paying for your education: Get a job. It's … Continue

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Practicing Professionalism in Workplace Relationships

Assuming that you’re actually aiming at a professional career, you can strategically use your college years to help prepare you for the professional world. When you show up for an interview or arrive for your first day on the job, you may be younger than some of your colleagues’ children, and that can make it hard to earn their respect. Professionalism can go a long way toward helping you gain respect from your new peers, as well as setting you up for possible … Continue

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Does Diversity Education Matter?

Whether you’re a member of the racial majority or one of many minority groups, you’ve no doubt noticed the emphasis on celebrating diversity throughout your university. Or maybe you haven’t—after all, that kind of focus is likely not new to you, particularly if you’re from a large metropolitan area: You’ve grown up breathing the air of diversity and its benefits. If that’s the case, you probably weren’t surprised to find special initiatives in place to … Continue

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College Financing 101

You did all the work, you made all the grades, you sent in the applications... Congratulations! You've been accepted to college (or maybe a few)! But for some people, the next step- paying for college- is even harder than getting accepted. However, there are a number of tried and true ways that millions of college students just like you have paid for school in the past. Below you'll find some of the basic methods of paying for your education: Get a job. It's … Continue

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Practicing Professionalism in Workplace Relationships

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Using That Tax Refund Wisely

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How To Get Your Resume Thrown Away

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How Much Time Should Classes Take?

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Do You Have a Back-Up Career Plan?

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College Financing 101

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Classes and Schedules and Deadlines, Oh My!

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