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    I Was a Grad School Dropout

    I Was a Grad School Dropout
    Every time I fill out a form about my educational background or turn in my resume, I cringe at the phrase: “some graduate work.” After graduating summa cum laude with my B.A., I was surprised to find myself dropping out of a master’s program. It was a huge disappointment for me and my professors (“chagrined” was the word my favorite professor ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +4
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    How Eating Dinner Together Benefits Kids

    How Eating Dinner Together Benefits Kids
    When I was growing up, dinner was eaten either in a rush before my family headed out the door or in the car on the way home from one of my myriad lessons, rehearsals, classes, and activities. As a highly scheduled child, I didn’t have a lot of downtime, and since my mom didn’t cook much and my dad was usually ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rate This
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    Going Back to School

    Going Back to School
    Once, a high school degree put you ahead. Now it seems an undergraduate degree is the bare minimum for the best jobs out there and graduate degrees are increasingly required of even certain entry-level positions. So you’re thinking of going back to school? Makes sense. Excelle has information on what kind of degrees you might want to consider—be it your high ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +6
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    Gender & Education: Yes, There is a Boy Problem

    Gender & Education: Yes, There is a Boy Problem
    Looking at the college graduation numbers — where women earn about three-fifths of all degrees — you'd think a higher-education group with the mission of "advancing equity for women and girls" would be celebrating. Instead, the American Association of University Women seems intent on trying to debunk something that's virtually irrefutable: that men are falling behind women at all levels of ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Arranging Furniture to Maximize Space for Summer

    Arranging Furniture to Maximize Space for Summer
    During warm-weather months, you have a primitive urge to clean up and re-arrange your living space. Just about everyone would like to have more living space, but it’s a challenge for most people to be ruthless when cleaning out their living area (or closets). But the results are a more serene and peaceful environment that will soothe you when you open ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Your Vision is Your Calling Card

    Your Vision is Your Calling Card
    Looking to change careers or going back to school to either pick up where you left off or enroll in a new major minus a vision is choosing a difficult path. Or maybe you want to make more money, so you look up job trends for jobs that pay the most. There is nothing wrong in wanting to improve your income. ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +10
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    Use Your Brain When Going Back to School

    Use Your Brain When Going Back to School
    You are one of the most powerful sources of information. You have gone to school for at lease a dozen years, you may have worked at various jobs after school during the summers, you may have gone to places and met people who taught you many lessons in living. You may have married, returned to school after a personal experience with ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +3
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    I Stopped Trying To Fit In

    I Stopped Trying To Fit In
    I was not the most responsible teenager when it came to employment. I would work a week at a local job, then quit if better plans with friends created a conflict in my schedule. My other friends kept their jobs and weren’t around as much. I tried to fit in. I would bum money off my parents to go out. I ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +2
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