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Careers in Repair & Maintenance

With the cost of college rising more and more, recent high school graduates are in search of alternative employment opportunities that don’t necessarily involve flipping burgers or working in retail. Many of these short-term positions do not offer the financial stability students crave, and they provide few opportunities for potential promotions into better paying positions. […]

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The Challenges Faced by College Students and How They can Cope

College is an amazing opportunity filled with ups and downs. However, these experiences are still part of the journey people go through, eventually helping them figure out their true self. While University may be a memorable experience, it still does come with rough patches from time to time. Some students are able to handle these […]

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How to Major in Science, Tech, and Creativity

The attempt to make science, technology, engineering and math more appealing to kids has been a challenge for a long time. The millennial generation was lucky to have Bill Nye the Science Guy as a model for how creativity and science can be connected. Educators, attempting to highlight this intersection, have introduced a new discipline […]

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4 Great Ways Students Can Prepare for College Long in Advance

Preparing for college starts long before students start to fill out college applications. In fact, college preparation, if done right, takes many years. The best prepared students actually spend three or four years preparing for their college years and their college admissions. If you are among those working in advance to prepare for your college […]

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Student Loans – What Happens After You Graduate?

With so much advice being given to college students about how to raise the funding they need for their education, the fact that this money has to be repaid often gets overlooked. It’s never too early to start thinking about what will happen after you get your hard-earned degree. Of course, you will be busy […]

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7 Traits & Attributes Every Great Student Should Have

Whether you’re a student trying to improve your grades, or a parent who just wants their child to do better in school, facilitating self-improvement should be a top priority. After all, the ability to improve at anything is already lying dormant in every person who is willing to apply themselves and put forth a consistent […]