Your undergraduate education is more about just receiving a diploma at the end of a certain period of time. Although that important piece of paper does represent an impressive amount of hard work, it’s now more important than ever to make yourself stand out from your classmates. In many cases,
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Whether you have never traded stocks online before or you have years of experience in the online stock trading realm, you can take advantage of the numerous stock trading education programs and individual courses available on the World Wide Web these days.
The stock market is not a static
Instagram is another social networking site that has grown in popularity over the last few months. However, it is unlike many of the other choices that you have as the concept is based around images, and very little text. You can enjoy interacting with other people that have the same interests
Getting a degree can be one of the biggest financial investments you make in your life – and the cost is rising every year. Most students go to college for one simple reason – to make more money in their chosen field. But what if you haven’t chosen a field? It’s very
If you’re thinking about furthering your education and pursuing your Master’s degree, there are more things to consider than simply taking classes and studying. There are things that you must plan for when getting your degree that lie beyond making it to class on time and getting
You’ve been studying that extra-curricular language for months now but it’s got to the stage where you need to do something about those words you’re always forgetting.
Testing yourself, you hit a problem word – it’s on the tip of your tongue but you can’t quite get it out.
Some of us had to move a lot in our lives. As children, parents’ employment (or lack of) might have been the factor. Political or religious freedom may have caused others to relocate. Career Army service in the US, for example, requires families to move every few years, when the soldier in the
Yes, it is frightening! Returning to school is also challenging for most students who have been away from the classroom for a bit. For moms enrolling in college, the most challenging part may actually be finding the money to pay for classes without sacrificing the basics that their families
Not realizing you’re in the wrong class until 40 minutes in. Hearing your roommate talk passionately in her sleep about Ryan Gosling. Calling your lab partner by the wrong name…again. College is full of spectacularly awkward moments. (And you’re gonna love it!) But the college search and
Finals are almost over, your internship start date is approaching, and you’re trying to figure out how you’ll move all the stuff you’ve accumulated over the last year out of your dorm. That can only mean one thing – summer vacation is near!
This summer, look your best in one of the
College or University can be an expensive prospect. In order to achieve their higher education goals, some students choose to enter the workforce concurrent to their education. While some students are able to harmonize their education and work, most tend to either forgo their education in favor
When it comes to deciding whether to pursue your degree in a traditional four year institution or with an accredited online program, there are countless factors to consider. In most cases, prices are a concern, and will greatly influence potential students. In addition, scheduling is a big
Get excited! College campuses are where the real social networks began with a high concentration of motivated, ambitious, and diverse students all around your age. As a freshman, you are probably either required or advised to live in a dorm for you first year which is a great opportunity to
College is undoubtedly one of the most exciting times of your life. You are finally away from home and on your own, living as an adult. With this enhanced freedom, you have additional responsibilities, such as keeping yourself safe. Living safely while in college doesn’t have to be
About 15 years ago I was judging for the Romance Writers of America’s most prestigious national contest for unpublished writers, the Golden Heart. The entries I got that year were pretty typical–some good, some not so much. One entry, however, was over the top in terms of quality.
I sometimes introduce myself as, “I’m a writer–of course I’m paranoid!” Why? Because writers of all sorts are one of the most abused and maligned professions. We’re underpaid, over-criticized, and constantly pressured to meet ridiculous deadlines.
I’m feeling cranky.
Among other things, I’m a judge in various national writing contests. I’m judging a contest now for a major writing organization. The entrants sent in the opening chapters of their novels plus a synopsis. I’m supposed to read the entries, provide