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3 Jobs in The Medical Field You Didn’t Know Existed

Everyone knows about doctors and nurses, but there are so many more careers within the medical profession that are fairly unknown but are nevertheless exciting and rewarding professions to research and consider pursuing. Have a read of this article to find out about three jobs in the medical field that you probably didn’t know existed! […]

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Coping with Chronic Illness as a Student

Going off to college is one of life’s most exciting rites of passage. But it’s also a transition fraught with challenges, uncertainties, and anxieties. That’s true for college students the world over. But when you’re facing college while also managing a chronic illness, those fears and uncertainties can be especially great. But living with a […]

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5 Ways To Stay Safe As A College Student

Going to college is a rite of passage into adulthood for many young people.  The years you spend in college will be some of the best and most exciting times of your life.  However, the presence of thousands of young people can sometimes lead to danger. It’s important to know how to keep yourself safe […]

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Top Tips for Managing Your Student Loan Debt

There is no doubt that student loan debt can be tough to deal with for many people. However, if you do not make a plan to deal with it in the best way possible, you could find yourself becoming financially burdened for years to come – and potentially throughout your entire life. To go some […]

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Ways Your Kids Can Stand Out on College Applications

With the arrival of fall comes the anxious college application season. Seniors in high school are busy getting in those college applications to meet each school’s deadline. This stress can be overwhelming for students looking to get into their top-choice schools. Here are five ways that your kids can stand out on their college applications. […]

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Heading To College? These Essentials Will Get You Through Your First Semester And Beyond

Heading to college for the first time is an incredibly exciting yet daunting experience. And knowing what to bring along with you can leave many students feeling utterly overwhelmed. Your studies materials, cooking supplies and personal items are obvious, but what else should you prioritize? Here we’ll explore the essentials that will get you through […]

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Five Things to Consider When Buying a Home After College

Figuring out the right move after graduating can prove to be a very daunting task. You’re not expected to have everything planned to a T, nor should you. Although buying a home and settling down after college may seem enticing at first, there are a few things to consider before making the big move. Savings […]

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I’m in College – Do I Need Life Insurance?

You become an adult as you transition to life as a college student. It’s up to you to care for yourself. As a result, you’ve likely thought about various tasks you need to complete before you head to campus for classes. What about life insurance? It may seem like you won’t need this protection until […]