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Should You Apply for a Scholarship? 

As a college student, you have multiple decisions to make in a short period of time: where to live, where to work, how many hours to work, what to major in, who to date, how many credits to take and more. Who can blame you for wanting a minute to relax without worrying about anything […]

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Playing Poker in College

Video games and board games may have their time in the spotlight, but card games are eternal –– and for good reason. Card games keep your mind sharp. A recent study on brain activity found that playing card games or solving puzzles can even delay the onset of Alzheimer’s dementia by up to five years. Now, […]

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What to Pack for a Winter Road Trip

“Over the river and through the woods…” Most people don’t look forward to traveling during the winter months, but it’s common to convene at a family member’s home for holidays. That means you’ll probably be taking at least one road trip this winter. Ensuring that you have the right supplies can give you better peace […]

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Paths into Nursing: Start Your Second Career Today

If you want a job that allows you to make a significant difference for the quality of life for others, choose nursing. If you want to save lives and help, give people a happy ending, choose nursing. If you want to make a real difference for society and humanity as a whole, choose nursing. Nursing […]

How to Start a Wood Engraving Business After College

College teaches you a wide range of skills, but you still have a lot to learn if you want to start a business. If you have a particular talent for design and the arts, you might decide to use those skills to start a wood engraving business. It takes more than an art and design […]

How to Find Employment Opportunities After College

As you near the end of your final college term, looking for employment opportunities is likely high on your list of priorities. Most students choose their majors with a specific career path in mind. However, having acquired a diploma, you’re probably unsure about the right positions and industries where you can use your qualifications. Further, […]

5 Finance Tips for College Students 

If you’re in college or getting ready to move in, this may be your first opportunity to live away from home. With that comes a lot of firsts and a bunch of new responsibilities. Whether you have an allowance from your parents, saved money from a summer job, or work, it’s essential to keep track […]

The Challenges of a Nursing Student

One of the things to prepare for when aspiring to be a nurse is the challenges that come with obtaining certification. Furthermore, some of the difficulties continue even after you begin nursing practice. As with any other course in medicine, education is comprehensive: meaning that it is a requirement for every student to put in […]

Should You Apply for a Scholarship? 

As a college student, you have multiple decisions to make in a short period of time: where to live, where to work, how many hours to work, what to major in, who to date, how many credits to take and more. Who can blame you for wanting a minute to relax without worrying about anything […]

Poker chips and cards

Playing Poker in College

Video games and board games may have their time in the spotlight, but card games are eternal –– and for good reason. Card games keep your mind sharp. A recent study on brain activity found that playing card games or solving puzzles can even delay the onset of Alzheimer’s dementia by up to five years. Now, […]

Traveler with suitcase in airport concept.Young girl  walking with carrying luggage and passenger for tour travel booking ticket flight at international vacation time in holiday rest and relaxation.

What to Pack for a Winter Road Trip

“Over the river and through the woods…” Most people don’t look forward to traveling during the winter months, but it’s common to convene at a family member’s home for holidays. That means you’ll probably be taking at least one road trip this winter. Ensuring that you have the right supplies can give you better peace […]

Crop doctor writing prescription on paper

Paths into Nursing: Start Your Second Career Today

If you want a job that allows you to make a significant difference for the quality of life for others, choose nursing. If you want to save lives and help, give people a happy ending, choose nursing. If you want to make a real difference for society and humanity as a whole, choose nursing. Nursing […]

How to Start a Wood Engraving Business After College

College teaches you a wide range of skills, but you still have a lot to learn if you want to start a business. If you have a particular talent for design and the arts, you might decide to use those skills to start a wood engraving business. It takes more than an art and design […]

How to Find Employment Opportunities After College

As you near the end of your final college term, looking for employment opportunities is likely high on your list of priorities. Most students choose their majors with a specific career path in mind. However, having acquired a diploma, you’re probably unsure about the right positions and industries where you can use your qualifications. Further, […]

5 Finance Tips for College Students 

If you’re in college or getting ready to move in, this may be your first opportunity to live away from home. With that comes a lot of firsts and a bunch of new responsibilities. Whether you have an allowance from your parents, saved money from a summer job, or work, it’s essential to keep track […]

The Challenges of a Nursing Student

One of the things to prepare for when aspiring to be a nurse is the challenges that come with obtaining certification. Furthermore, some of the difficulties continue even after you begin nursing practice. As with any other course in medicine, education is comprehensive: meaning that it is a requirement for every student to put in […]

Choosing the Best Car Insurance for New Drivers

To drive legally in every state, you need to have financial responsibility or proof of car insurance. Every state has a minimum level of insurance coverage for drivers. However, to be adequately protected, experts recommend that you purchase more than the minimum coverage. There are many factors that insurance providers look at to determine the […]

6 Ways to Become an Excellent Student in Class

You don’t have to be a genius to excel in class. Being an excellent student takes more than just intelligence. It includes discipline, hard work, study habits, and a lot more. There is, in fact , a huge difference between being simply an innate “smart” student and a truly great student. If you want to […]