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How To Handle a Breakup in College

There’s never a good time to break up with your significant other, especially if it’s in the middle of finals or at the start of the semester. If you find yourself in the middle of the worst breakup in your college life – know that you are not alone. Let’s get real – no breakup […]

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Liberal Arts Students Will Find Success in the 21st Century Workforce

Perhaps the number one question college students hear from from their loved ones is “What do you plan on doing with your degree?” For Liberal Arts and Humanities majors especially, the question is usually coated with condescension and expectations of failure. Most understand why. The economic downturn in 2008 made the job market competitive and […]

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Student Loan Debt: What You Need to Know

When you think of debt, credit cards and personal loans are probably the first things that come to mind. You would be surprised to know that, besides mortgages, one other type of debt beats those two: student loan debt. Student loan debt is crippling Americans. In the United States alone, college graduates carry $1.5 trillion […]

Tips On How to Academically Excel in College

Things are getting real this time as you are not only studying to excel in school – you are studying to prepare for life. You are taking up a degree to help prepare you for a career and the lessons you are learning will not only help you achieve good grades, but you need them […]

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Top Tips for Making Dorm Room Living Bearable

University dorm rooms are notoriously uncomfortable. Between the institutional architecture and building materials, the less than ideal food, and the little privacy or personal space, surviving dorm life can be an art form in and of itself. Here are some tips for creating a nurturing life so you can make the most out of these […]

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How to Start a Career in Safety

If you have recently graduated from college or are considering a career change, then you might be looking into the safety sector for career opportunities. Whether you want to impart advice to businesses or actively go out and work in the field, you will need to understand what experience and training are required from you. […]

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The Many Benefits of Traveling Before College

Editor of online travel news site Skift, Dennis Schaal, once called traveling to other countries “the ultimate form of higher learning.” According to the American Gap Association, around 90% of students who take a year off college do return to their studies and actually obtain higher grades than their peers. Gap years are still far […]