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Save Money With These Scholarships for Graduate School Students

Save Money With These Scholarships for Graduate School Students | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
The cost of advanced degrees has skyrocketed, making free financial awards even more attractive. 
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Do 4 Things If Your FAFSA Is Selected for Verification

Do 4 Things If Your FAFSA Is Selected for Verification | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
About one-third of FAFSAs are selected for verification, which requires submitting additional documents. 
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Best Books: College Edition

Best Books: College Edition | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
I still remember looking at my syllabi freshmen year and thinking I would never be able to get through all of my readings.
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Here Are The Top 10 Part-Time Jobs For 2015

Here Are The Top 10 Part-Time Jobs For 2015 | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
As the country has slowly recovered from the Great Recession in recent years, many workers have been forced to take on part-time or temporary work, as full-time options are often more limited.
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Wake Forest Snags Stephen Colbert For Commencement Speech

Wake Forest Snags Stephen Colbert For Commencement Speech | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) -- Comedian Stephen Colbert is taking a break from shaping his upcoming late-night talk show to deliver Wake Forest University's commencement address.
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10 Things I Wish I'd Asked During College Visits

10 Things I Wish I'd Asked During College Visits | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
Looking back, a lot of the articles I read were from the perspective of parents, and while their intentions were genuine, the questions they encouraged students to ask weren't really that relevant or even remotely difficult to find on a college's...
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22 Things to Do During Your Summer Internship [Infographic]

If you're a regular reader of The Savvy Intern, chances are good you're either looking for – or have already secured an internship for the coming summer.
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What is The Biggest Mistake a Job Seeker Can Make?

What is The Biggest Mistake a Job Seeker Can Make? | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
The No. 1 mistake made my job seekers isn’t a secret. But at some point in their careers, many do it anyway.
It something that is so alluring that it’s almost irresistible. It preys upon our hope… and our fears at the same time.
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RANKED: The 14 Best National Universities

RANKED: The 14 Best National Universities | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
Forget the Ivy League -- you just need to go to a flagship university in California, Michigan, Washington or North Carolina if you want a world-class education.

Our friends at the Washington Monthly published their own ranking Monday of the best ...
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A Perfect Storm Is Heading Toward Higher Education

A Perfect Storm Is Heading Toward Higher Education | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
With too-high tuition and unhappy parents, college administrators better get ready for some changes.
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The 20 Keywords Just Right for Your Resume

The 20 Keywords Just Right for Your Resume | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
Whether in the resume storage of a job board, in an employer's applicant tracking system (ATS), or in social networks like LinkedIn and Google Plus... most resumes end up in a database of some sort.
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Agents paid an average of £1,767 per non-EU recruit

Agents paid an average of £1,767 per non-EU recruit | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
THE investigation shows spike in spending on fees as UK ‘reliant’ on middlemen
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#AdviceForYoungAcademics: THE-initiated Twitter trend takes off - Times Higher Education

#AdviceForYoungAcademics: THE-initiated Twitter trend takes off - Times Higher Education | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
Early career scholars offered hundreds of tips and sage advice tweeted by longer-established peers
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Discover Ways to Attend Classes or Earn a Degree for Free

Discover Ways to Attend Classes or Earn a Degree for Free | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
Tuition-free options include everything from online courses to service academies and employer benefits.
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Are You REALLY Ready for the Career Fair? [Infographic]

Are You REALLY Ready for the Career Fair? [Infographic] | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
So many career fairs... so many ill-prepared job seekers.
Even with weeks to prepare, the No. 1 complaint from employers and recruiters after a job fairs? The lack of preparation by the attendees.
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10 National Universities Where Students Usually Live on Campus

10 National Universities Where Students Usually Live on Campus | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
At some National Universities, more than 90 percent of undergrads lived on campus in 2013, according to U.S. News data.
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Campus Debit Cards: Good for You or Your University?

Campus Debit Cards: Good for You or Your University? | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
This is another area where Congress should step up to the plate. Students need to be protected from deceptive marketing.
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This Is What Passes As #CollegeGourmet On Campus

This Is What Passes As #CollegeGourmet On Campus | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
The eating habits of college students can be hard to pin down. While some stick to greasy, and microwaveable foods, like Hot Pockets and ramen, other students are cooking up enviable dishes in their dorm room kitchens.
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Why Even Small, Progressive Grinnell College Has Trouble Dealing With Sexual Assault On Campus

Why Even Small, Progressive Grinnell College Has Trouble Dealing With Sexual Assault On Campus | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
On April 10, 2012, Emily Bartlett received a few text messages from a guy who had left her Grinnell College dorm room about 10 minutes earlier. "If you ever tell anyone God help you," one read.

Bartlett did tell someone: That night she...
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4 Questions to Help Parents, Students Compare College Admissions Offers - US News

4 Questions to Help Parents, Students Compare College Admissions Offers - US News | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
Make sure to consider the freshman orientation and ongoing academic support structure at each school.
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12 clever gadgets every college student should have

12 clever gadgets every college student should have | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
From dorm room essentials to productivity tech, these gadgets will help you make the most of studenthood.
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This 15-Year-Old Founder Is Raking in Six Figures With Her Booming Babysitting Business

This 15-Year-Old Founder Is Raking in Six Figures With Her Booming Babysitting Business | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
Nannies by Noa has posted reported revenues of $375,000 after being founded three years ago by Manhattan-born tween Noa Mintz.
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5 Secrets to Winning a College Scholarship

5 Secrets to Winning a College Scholarship | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
Here are 5 secrets to winning a college scholarship that scholarship winners swear by.

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Scholarship seekers need to know these tips!

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Help For Your Soon-to-Be College Freshman

Help For Your Soon-to-Be College Freshman | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
 
You’ve done the best that you can. You’ve taught you’re son or daughter to ride a bike, catch a ball, deal with heartache and tried to instill a strong work ethic and an empathetic heart.
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10 Colleges Where Graduates Have the Least Student Loan Debt

10 Colleges Where Graduates Have the Least Student Loan Debt | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
Among these 10 lowest-debt colleges, students who borrowed took on an average of $9,059 in debt, according to U.S. News data.
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