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Six Lessons Learned From Monsters University

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Last weekend, I saw Monsters University with my family. The prequel to 2001′s Monster’s Inc, the story of Monsters U revolves around the early life of Mike Wazowski and his friends. As I watched the movie, I realized that there were some great lessons to be learned – both about college and life in general. … Continue reading “Six Lessons Learned From Monsters University” »

Summer Vacation on a Budget

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Summer is here! School’s out, and as the kids would say, “No more pencils, no more books, no more teachers’ dirty looks!” (As a teacher I feel that I should be offended by that last part, but at the same time take great pride in my “Stop misbehaving or I will melt you with my … Continue reading “Summer Vacation on a Budget” »

The Best 2013 Commencement Speeches – Part Two

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2013 has been a great year for commencement speeches. There were so many excellent snippets of advice for graduates this year, we decided to do another post highlighting the wisdom imparted upon the graduates of the Class of 2013. This round of quotes come from Arianna Huffington, Deepak Chopra, Joss Weadon, Ed Helms, and Katie … Continue reading “The Best 2013 Commencement Speeches – Part Two” »

The Best 2013 Commencement Speeches

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Another year of hard work, sacrifice, studying, and learning has passed, and college students are graduating with their degrees. These years of effort are celebrated at the commencement ceremonies, and each school is at liberty to choose their keynote speaker. Government leaders, celebrities, humanitarians, famous athletes and local figures have been imparting their wisdom upon … Continue reading “The Best 2013 Commencement Speeches” »

What To Do With a Communications Degree


Communications students study a variety of skills that are highly sought after in the job market. Here is an in-depth list of potential careers that communications majors can pursue. Continue reading “What To Do With a Communications Degree” »

Education Inspiration #13 – Spring Has Sprung


It’s March 21st, which means that spring has sprung! Spring is the season of growth and rebirth, and the change of season invigorates and inspires students, children, parents, and all people to try new things. Countless things have been said by great minds about this particular season, and we share a few of … Continue reading “Education Inspiration #13 – Spring Has Sprung” »

Six Things You’ll Realize When You Graduate

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How is life different after you graduate from college? Do things change? Here are six realizations that will become perfectly clear to you once you’ve graduated. Continue reading “Six Things You’ll Realize When You Graduate” »

February: National Return Shopping Carts Month (and More)

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February is well-known for a number of different holidays and observances, like Valentine’s Day, but here are some obscure holidays that you may not have heard of. Continue reading “February: National Return Shopping Carts Month (and More)” »

Avoiding “The Freshman 15”

Avoiding the Freshman 15

Don’t let the “Freshman Fifteen” happen to you. These simple tips can help you maintain your weight at college. Continue reading “Avoiding “The Freshman 15”” »

Common Sense College Packing And Preparation Tips

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Start the semester off right with these common sense college packing tips. Continue reading “Common Sense College Packing And Preparation Tips” »