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Cheap Ways To Improve Your Appearance

Anyway who’s seen the show Doctor Who will be familiar with how the title character can regenerate, changing all of his cells and saving himself from death at the very last second. While none of us can do this in real life, it is essentially a metaphor for reinventing oneself, which we all do from time to time. By the time we’ve reached out mid-20’s we will have already changed a number of things about ourselves on a number of occasions. Nobody can be expected to be the same person …

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How Group Projects Teach You Valuable Lessons About Teamwork

While most people cannot stand group projects, these assignments can offer the best education in teamwork. You learn about how to deal with loaners, slackers, dominant personalities, natural leaders and followers. You can also learn what happens when a team falls apart or when it comes together to work as a strong unit. These are lessons that are hard to learn anywhere else because, in other areas of life, your team is often comprised of people you know very well. In a college group project, you may be working with …

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Cheap European Holiday Destinations

If you’re looking to keep your money saved up, but you still want to travel around the world, then you may want to consider some of these European countries. As some of the cheapest places to live, let alone visit, you’re certain to get a little bit of everything that you could want and more from these countries. Whether you’re searching for history, good food, culture, nature walks or just somewhere to relax, these cheap European holiday destinations are some of the perfect places to go in order to keep …

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Cutting Back on College Expenses

Have you ever tried to figure out just how much college would cost you? If you have not, you may be surprised at the numbers that are revealed to you. College is much more expensive than you think, and it can take a lot of funding to make it at a top university.
There are some ways that you can cut back to help you save for your college expenses without going broke in the process. Below, we will go over some of the way you can cut back so that …

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Is the Cost of a University Degree Worth It?

Getting a degree is really important these days, but it is also extremely expensive. This is the reason why one of the major points of contention during the presidential race of 2016 was student debt. Young adults are getting themselves into a lot of debt simply for paying for their higher education. So, is the cost of a university degree from a school like Rutgers University really worth it? Continue reading for the answer to this important question.
If You Want a Career That Requires a Specific Education, Yes
If you wish …

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Time To Make A Change! How To Switch Careers Without Starting From Scratch

Sometimes you find yourself in a career that just doesn’t seem to fit with who you are. Perhaps it initially seemed perfect but over time you’ve come to realize that it’s just not the job for you. This can be extremely discouraging as it feels like you’re trapped between sticking it out and starting from scratch. Sometimes that can be the case. If you want a complete and total career change, you might have to start afresh completely. But there are also many options that allow you to shift into …

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[21 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Your Career in Focus: Which Graduate Jobs pay the Best | ]
Your Career in Focus: Which Graduate Jobs pay the Best

While pursuing a higher educational course and becoming an academic graduate was once considered to be a most effective way to build a lucrative career, this is no longer the case in the current job market. In fact, a quarter of existing graduates regret pursuing the path that they did, wishing that they had instead considered one of the numerous vocational careers available to them.
Despite the growing apathy towards higher education, however, there are some graduate careers that continue to offer incredible opportunities and a high level of financial remuneration. …

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[28 Jul 2016 | Comments Off on Post-college Finances: Where to Next? | ]
Post-college Finances: Where to Next?

Finishing college can feel like a huge relief, but at the same time, it’s frightening. On the one hand, you can start earning some proper money. On the other, there’s always the worry you won’t find a job, and you now have a lot of debt. Assuming you are able to find a job, it won’t make your money worries go away. You have to pay for college, plus fund your postgraduate lifestyle. The best way to get your finances in order is to start dealing with them right away. …