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Tips To Managing Your College Application Process

Senior year of high school starts out exciting and busy. You’ve put in so much work the previous years to get there, to that last year, and there’s so much to see and do, to create memories that will last forever. However, in the midst of all the fun, if you plan to go to […]

Most Pilots Were Once Dreamers Too

You’ve wanted to fly your whole life. Now you have the opportunity. You just need some direction. Fortunately, getting into flight school, and learning to fly for a commercial airline, isn’t as hard as it sounds. You’ll be expected to work hard, put in a lot of flight time, and pass a practical exam, but […]

Do College Sports Benefit Your Career?

There’s a lot more to college sports than just being "cool in school". Many former college athletes will tell you that sports taught them discipline, helped them to build character, and resulted in lifelong contacts and friendships. Here are five top benefits for becoming a college athlete. Relationships We don’t mean getting girlfriends, we mean […]

Is Higher Education Really Liberally Biased?

Are college campuses really liberal-leaning? Are conservative students discriminated against or cowed into silence? Or does it depend on which institution students are attending, and in what area? This piece will take a look at the idea of a liberally-biased higher education. The Conservative Minority Obviously, the liberal majority may vary based on region. Texas […]

Information Systems Careers for Today … and Tomorrow

The computer and information systems field, with almost four million workers, is one the largest employment sectors in the United States. Projections into 2020 indicate that there will be a need for 1.5 million or more additional employees to replace current workers and fill gaps created by ongoing technology expansion. In fact, the Bureau of […]

Ghosts of Cell Phones Past

The majority of cellphones from the 80’s, 90’s and early 2000’s were just that: phones. They did not send email and text messages; they did not log onto the Internet; and they did not include GPS.  Instead, users considered themselves lucky if they were able to play Snake. For graduates (and perhaps those graduating), you […]

E-Cigarettes: What Are They?

An electronic cigarette or e-cigarette is a battery operated device that emits doses of nicotine that are inhaled. Instead of smoke, the nicotine is part of a vaporized solution consisting mostly of water, making it potentially less harmful than traditional cigarettes. E-cigarettes are marketed by tobacco companies as alternatives for those who enjoy cigarettes but […]

Are Fixed Gear Bikes all They’re Cracked Up to Be?

A fixed gear bike is a bicycle with only one gear that doesn’t allow the rider to coast. Simply put, as long as the bike is in motion, both the wheels and the pedals are moving. Fixed gear bikes, or “fixies,” have become incredibly popular in recent years among hip, young urbanites, better known and […]