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How Social Media Can Affect Your Ability to Get a Job

When you’re joining the so-called real world and getting a job, one of the things many companies and employers look at is your social media. This can be hard to imagine, especially after four years of school, where many people post pictures of themselves with their friends doing all sorts of crazy things: zip-lining on […]

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Credit Cards for College Students: What Should You Be Looking For?

If you’re in school, you’re probably just learning about loans and credit. Many students opt to get a credit card to help pay for expenses and build their credit. There are dozens of options out there, so how do you choose which one to apply for? Rates and What They Mean The APR is the […]

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How to Get a Job After College

You’ve worked for it for at least four years, through midterms, final exams, and research projects that took up hours of your time. The perfect job after college. How do you achieve this goal that might seem so impossible, especially when you realize how many other people are competing for that particular job, as well. […]

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Getting Your First Credit Card as a College Student

For most students, going away to college is the first time they have lived on their own. You have to learn to make your own decisions, from what you eat to what your financial future will hold. One of the things you should do at this time is start to build a good credit score […]

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What Fees Are Associated with Credit Cards?

When you apply for and receive a credit card, you might be surprised by the number of fees associated with having a credit card. The good news is there are some ways you can help keep the costs of having a credit card down. Annual Fees While many college student credit cards don’t have an […]

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What Is My Credit Score and How Does It Factor Into Credit Cards?

When you’re dealing with credit cards, loans, and even mortgages, one of the things you need to be aware of is your credit score. This three digit number tells companies an awful lot about your ability to repay debts. Your Credit Score Your credit score is a number derived through different calculations that evaluates your […]

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Paying Your Credit Card Bills

Paying for your credit card is an important step that will affect your financial future. Missing payments or carrying a balance will end up costing you more, as you get charged interest payments or even have your APR increase. You should take steps to make sure you pay your credit card payments on time. Tips […]

Online Graduate School Application & Degree Guide by

An online graduate school is accredited and qualified to provide students pursuing a master’s or doctorate (Ph. D) with the respective degree in one of many educational programs. Students need to have either a bachelor of arts or bachelor of science degree before they are eligible to enroll in a graduate school program, in addition […]

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Caribbean University Options

The Caribbean Islands are known for their sandy beaches, aquamarine colored waters, and fun in the sun atmosphere. But many islands also offer educational programs for college students, undergrad and graduate, that allows you to experience the culture and laid back vibe of the islands while earning college credits or simply expanding your knowledge of […]

Classrooms with a View: Educational Travel Destinations

For students who want to expand their knowledge and their world Interested in getting an education with a view? Educational travel destination tours and study abroad programs are both great options to combine education with travel. There are many fun ways you can experience a classroom with a view; waking up with Big Ben, the […]

Presidential Election & Cost of College Crisis

Education: They say it’s the most important thing in an adolescent’s life—the “gateway” to opportunities and financial stability. But how much “financial stability” can a young college student attain in spite of the inflating costs of tuition and the ever-increasing burden of student loan debt? Well, many students are placing their faith in the presidential […]


Is it Time for Your Wardrobe to Grow Up?

Transforming your look from college to career After spending semester after semester in shorts and a hoodie, it seems like a daunting task to even think about putting on a dress and heels or a suit and tie. But there are ways to blend comfort and your own unique sense of style into your new […]


An Introduction to Online Learning and Web Based Education

Since the 1990s the rise of the internet has brought everything online, including learning. Elementary schools are using the internet for more interactive learning; many middle schools require students to take a computer course. High schools have started allowing students to take courses online in order to fulfill their graduation requirements. Whiz kids might even […]

Leaving Home for College

Making the transition can be a lot smoother by following a few simple steps. For most of us, leaving home for college and living independently for the first time is one of the most exciting times in our lives; but it can also be one of the most daunting. Where will I live? Will I […]

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Popular Online Schools Ranked by

Many online schools offer degree and certification programs for all levels, including high school, trade, vocational, associates, bachelors, masters and doctorate. In this blog post we summarize ten of the most popular online schools in the United States. These schools are listed in no particular order and the information provided should only be used as […]


Technology altering how Cities are Planned

Architects and urban planners in the 21st century will need to incorporate modern electronic and telecommunications technology in their designs in the same way their 19th-century counterparts had to deal with the products of the Industrial Revolution, an architectural scholar said Thursday at the University of Houston. William J. Mitchell, dean of the Massachusetts Institute […]

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INTERVIEW: Napster founder Shawn Fanning

Fourteen years ago Shawn Fanning wrote a little piece of software in his dorm room on Hemenway Street. It allowed users to share and download music files. He called it Napster and he knew it was going to be big.  This is an interview that was published on October 2000, when he was only 19 […]