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A+ For University and College Extracurricular Activities

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Summer job search hasn’t gone as well as you hoped? Wondering how to get valuable experience on your resume while still in school? Don’t think your arts degree is going to get you a job? Hopefully you chose a university or college with a variety of extracurricular activities available. University and college extracurricular activities allow […]

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4 Ways the New QR Codes Will Affect College Students

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What the heck is a QR code? QR stands for “quick response” and it’s a matrix scanning code (like a barcode) that contains meta data representing websites, email addresses, text messages, and specific information. Originally started in 1994 in Japan by a Toyota subsidiary (for tracking auto parts) a QR code is like a fingerprint […]

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Roommate Ramblings: Which One Will You Get?

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When I was in university, my roommate became totally obsessed with me. She was jealous, needy, tried to look like me, and I’m pretty sure she sat up and watched me sleep. After she tried to kill my boyfriend, I decided it was time to move out. Oh, wait! That was a movie I saw, […]

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College’s Social Secret

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I’ll admit it: I’m not exactly a connoisseur of all things decidedly “cool.”  My hobbies consist of playing obscure Japanese dancing games, channeling my chakra, and reading books.  Paper books. I blame it on the fact that I’m no longer in college living among my peers.  Campus life is a social cakewalk, given the variety […]

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4 Tips on How to Become a Resident Advisor

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Perhaps you’re looking for a job on campus or maybe you’ve been admiring the work your friends have been doing. Whatever the reason, if you’re interested in becoming a resident advisor at your college, this is the information you need to get the job. If you just happened to stumble upon this post, check out […]

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4 Things to Consider When Deciding Where to Study Abroad

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There are several ways to see the world, but short of joining the military the cost of international travel adds up fast. Besides escalating airfares due to rising fuel costs, you’re at the mercy of the global economy’s fickle monetary exchange rates. So what’s a starving student to do? The answer lies in the fact […]

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8 Ways to Improve Your College Social Life

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Starting college can be intimidating no matter what your age. Even if you’re going back to college to start a new career, your encounters the second time around are going to be varied. College is a different animal than it was even five to 10 years ago, and regardless if you’re planning on attending a […]

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6 Ways to Celebrate Your College Graduation

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Whether you like dancing, drinking, or dinner and a movie, these six celebration suggestions will make the evening of your commencement an unforgettable event. 1. Go to Commencement. This sounds like a no-brainer, but sometimes students decide against participating in their graduation ceremony. When I went community college, it wasn’t uncommon for friends to say […]

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10 Reasons to Celebrate Your College Graduation

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My college graduation is less than a week away, and I’m in high spirits just thinking about it. I believe it’s important for every student to take a little time to reflect on what makes commencement such a magical time. After some creative brainstorming, I’ve come up with the top ten reasons to enjoy the […]

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4 Types of People You Should Network with in College

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As a recent college student, I did a pretty good job of brushing elbows with as many people as I could. Those that I chose to network with have been invaluable in helping to support me on my job search. I never had a trusty map to turn to every time I had a question […]

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