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    Apple Unveils Big Back to School Deal with Free Beats Headphones

    Apple Unveils Big Back to School Deal with Free Beats Headphones
    The new school year is upon us; and with that, it’s time to start looking at some of the best back to school deals for students and parents alike. This year, Apple is really upping its back to school game. Last week, Apple announced that it would be offering a free pair of Beats Solo2 headphones with iMac, MacBook, MacBook Pro, ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +10
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    College Choice Considerations

    College Choice Considerations
    Contrary to popular belief, there is no “perfect school.” There are schools you’d like to go to, schools you’d love to go to, and schools you wouldn't want to attend. On your college trip, you will get a first-hand look at the schools that represent your options, and you will see the good and bad, since no institution is 100% perfect. ...
    Published almost 2 years ago | Rated: +16
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    Financial Aid Company Illegally Bills Students, Refunds $5.2 Million

    Financial Aid Company Illegally Bills Students, Refunds $5.2 Million
    We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: the FAFSA is a daunting, confusing form for families to fill out each year in order to qualify for financial aid. However, it’s completely necessary for those seeking help to pay for college. It’s no wonder, then, that some students and their families opt to pay for services that will help them ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +9
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    Top 11 Tips for Back to High School

    Top 11 Tips for Back to High School
    Heading back to high school? Whether you’re a high school junior or a senior these tips will help you quickly get into gear for fall semester in terms of your classes, the college admissions process, test prep and, of course, your scholarship search. Yes – there’s a lot to remember – but these tips will help you keep everything on track ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +29
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    25 EPIC College Courses

    25 EPIC College Courses
    From wacky to fabulous, colleges and universities are offering courses that classify as downright epic to their students. The pros? The interesting approaches may engage students in subjects that they may not otherwise have paid attention or expressed interest in. Schools also argue that the offbeat courses breed creativity and provides different ways of looking at the usual or mundane. Cons? ...
    Published about 1 year ago | Rated: +30
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    Back to School Sales Tax Holiday: When to Shop in Your State

    Back to School Sales Tax Holiday: When to Shop in Your State
    Back to school is upon us, and the frenzy that surrounds preparing and shopping for school supplies, clothes and electronics has inspired a holiday shopping season of sorts. Forbes reports that the National Retail Federation estimates that back to school spending will reach $24.9 billion this year, with each family spending an average of $630.36 on apparel, shoes, supplies and electronics. ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +8
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    Work It: Finding and Holding Down a Job in College without Losing Your Cool

    Work It: Finding and Holding Down a Job in College without Losing Your Cool
    Although my work experience is limited, the experiences have stretched from assisting in the instruction of little ballerinas to setting up house showings for real estate agents. There is one thing I have learned: all jobs are going to provide some work-related stress, but some jobs are more manageable than others. [gate] As a college student, that knowledge works to my ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +17
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    AP Classes: It’s About More than Credit

    AP Classes: It’s About More than Credit
    You took biology. You took art history and French and chemistry. But, as soon as AP is placed in front of those course titles, you begin to feel intimidated. Advanced Placement? You're just a normal high school student. But the truth of the matter is that Advanced Placement simply means that you're taking a class that will prepare you for college ...
    Published almost 2 years ago | Rated: +14
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    Secret Study Hacks

    Secret Study Hacks
    Studying doesn't have to be hard. In fact, there are plenty of simple methods that exist that simplify the entire process. It's true: not all methods work for every person, but, with a little bit of trial-and-error, you can find the methods that work for you and stick with them like your life depends on it. Or, at least, like your ...
    Published 4 months ago | Rated: +43
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    Secretary Duncan Calls for Accountability, Lower Student Loan Debt

    Secretary Duncan Calls for Accountability, Lower Student Loan Debt
    This week, Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan, called for some changes to our nation’s current higher education system. During a speech at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, Duncan pointed to the current insufficiencies in the system that lead students to graduate in six years or more as well as rack up student debt without the means to adequately pay for ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +6
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    Obama Administration Takes Stand against Sexual Assault

    Obama Administration Takes Stand against Sexual Assault
    Yesterday, on behalf of the Obama administration, Vice President, Joe Biden, and Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan, not only spoke out against sexual assault on school campuses but also presented a list of guidelines for schools to help prevent further cases, according to CBS News. The Obama administration’s guidelines include the following, taken from NPR: [gate] • Schools must use a ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +12
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    Paid to Stay

    Paid to Stay
    In an attempt to increase the student retention rate, Union College is now offering free semesters for remaining in school. [gate] The “Inaugural Class” program offers a tuition-free last semester to graduating students, beginning with this year’s enrolled freshman. Other schools have tried freezing tuition levels or discounting the fifth year but Union College in Kentucky may be the first school ...
    Published over 2 years ago | Rated: +10
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    Welcome Week Warnings

    Welcome Week Warnings
    The first week of college may not be the most stressful or overwhelming of your higher education career, but it is sure to be one of the most nerve-wracking. You've spent weeks, if not months, preparing for your move—you’ve bought extra-long twin size sheets, a shower caddy big enough for all your bath accessories, and enough notebooks to last you all ...
    Published 11 months ago | Rated: +16
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    New Financial Aid Facebook App to Launch

    New Financial Aid Facebook App to Launch
    If you thought Facebook was just a place to keep up with friends and build your dream farm or climb the ranks of the mafia, think again. With the help of a few high-profile business and political moguls and youth-empowered companies, the social networking site has now become a financial aid networking site. Later this year, students will be able to ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +45
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    Nautical Dorm Room

    This nautical inspired dorm room was created on Polyvore.
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated: +17
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    The Reality of Senioritis

    The Reality of Senioritis
    Senioritis. As a naïve underclassman, I used to think it was a figure of speech. As in—You didn’t do your homework? Must be senioritis. Upperclassmen tried to warn me about it in their farewell speeches: And to all those juniors out there, beware of senioritis. I took it as tongue-in-cheek. But senioritis is no joke—it is a very real and debilitating ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +16
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    Drama Queen Dorm Room

    This dramatic dorm room idea was created on Polyvore.
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated: +16
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    Surviving the Holidays

    Surviving the Holidays
    Over the holidays, you’ll keep getting the same basic questions over and over again from family. Similar to an interview, prepare your answers beforehand and feel free to recite your oh-so-perfect answers. It may seem silly to you now, but preparing answers now may save you an eye roll later, thus, showing respect for family and keeping the get-together peaceful and ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +19
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    Halloween Campus Safety Tips

    Halloween Campus Safety Tips
    October crept onto campuses all across the nation and now is the time that everyone begins to plan for Halloween. Costumes are already being bought or created and parties are being prepped and planned. Halloween on campus is one of the highlights of any college year. Getting dressed up with your friends and going out and is a lot of fun, ...
    Published 11 months ago | Rated: +22
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    Top 10 Party Schools of 2015-2016

    Top 10 Party Schools of 2015-2016
    Whether you hate to love or love to hate it, you cannot help but keep your eyes peeled each year to find out which schools made the cut for the Princeton Review’s Party Schools 2015-2016. The long awaited top party schools list is out and while many students will immediately rush to submit their applications to the schools that party the ...
    Published 24 days ago | Rated: +33
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