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Making it Through College Without Debt

Studying can be incredibly expensive. With not just tuition fees to think about, but also course materials and the rising costs of living, the average student finishes college with over $37000 in debt. This only looks set to rise in future years. It is possible to finish school without debt, or at least a significantly smaller amount. These tips should be able to help you.
Consider Your Entitlements
You may be entitled to a scholarship, grant or bursary. Before you consider anything else, check what you might be entitled to, or stand …

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How to Make Sure University is a Worthwhile Investment

Studying for a university degree, or other program of higher education, is exceptionally expensive. It can also mean you need to take time out of work, or earn a lot less than you otherwise would. You may also need to move house. Then there’s course materials and living expenses. This all adds up to a small fortune. Worrying about how they will cope unfortunately puts many people off even applying, or leads to them giving up and seeking work before completing their degree. If you do want to go to …

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Degrees That Are Worth the Investment

University is very expensive. Coupled with the rising costs of living, it can be difficult to manage. If you are trying to choose the right degree for you, you want to make sure it’s going to be worth it, and that you’ll have further education options and career paths open to you once to graduate. It isn’t necessarily about trying to get a high paying job. Often these are the ones with the most competition and the fewest number of available jobs. Sometimes you’re better off aiming for a job …

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7 Easy Ways to Make Extra Cash as a Student

Being a student is an expensive business. It costs thousands of dollars a year in tuition fees alone to study at most U.S. colleges, so by the time you have added on the costs associated with buying textbooks, food, drinks and paying for your accommodation, you can easily be up to your neck in debt. For a student enrolled on a masters degree in nursing at the University of Cincinnati, this can be a real worry. Luckily, there are ways and means to earn some extra cash while you check …

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3 Little Changes To Make Yourself A More Attractive Candidate

Although the unemployment rate is a lot healthier than it’s been in recent years, the future of the economy is always somewhat uncertain, and jobs for certain professions remain highly competitive. If you want to increase your chances of success in the modern job market, you need to take steps to make yourself more marketable and attractive as a candidate. Here are some of the best ways of going about this.
Working for Free
To a lot of readers, this might sound like a nightmarish proposition. However, taking a volunteer position somewhere …

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[1 Dec 2016 | Comments Off on Cheap Ways To Improve Your Appearance | ]
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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[30 Nov 2016 | Comments Off on How Group Projects Teach You Valuable Lessons About Teamwork | ]
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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[30 Nov 2016 | Comments Off on Cheap European Holiday Destinations | ]
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 …