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The difference between the projected salaries of the highest- and lowest-earning bachelor’s degrees is clear, but not all students may choose majors with future salaries in mind. While those with a bachelor’s degree in health and STEM fields might have a starting median annual salary of around $40,000, those in…

A young woman is walking into the sunset on an autumn day in the city

Moving to a new place without knowing anyone is something I strongly believe everyone needs to do at least once. I really don’t think there is any right time or perfect personality for traveling. There isn’t a magic formula, and I think that is what stops people far too often….

Attractive male college student using a laptop and doing some homework in the school library

When you’re nearing the end of your senior year and preparing your graduation, it’s a never-ending trainwreck of emotions. Although it’s an unnerving feeling, there will be a moment of clarity from all the chaos. From this moment, I was able to extract all the lessons I’ve learned from my…

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You already know what not to pack, the biggest misconceptions about your future roommate and the best parts about being a freshman, but what’s freshman year really like? For those of you who are incoming froshies getting reading for your first year of college, here are 10 things no one…

Girl friends in the city

You’re optimistic and excited about starting college, but with that comes some uncertainty. First and foremost, you can’t help but wonder what your new roommate will be like. Since you’ve probably never lived with a total stranger before, it’s only natural to be a little anxious. With a positive attitude…

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College textbooks cost too much. It’s been a huge problem for decades. A lingering thorn to students and their parent’s every semester, regrettably chronicled by the Bureau of Labor Statistics which reports that the price of textbooks has risen more than 800 percent over the past 30 years, a rate…

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