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As Tuition Rises, Does Creativity Decline?

As tuition rises, does creativity decline? British actor, writer and comedian, David Mitchell recounts his experience attending a university when everyone’s fees where paid for them. 81 more words

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"Don't Worry About Making It to Wall Street"

Sam Polk, once a pillar of Wall Street, states that when you’re surrounded by other Wall Streeters, the environment is a vacuum. “When you earn $500,000, it can seem like pennies.” Polk states in this Huffington Post video, that there is one thing no one talks about. 103 more words

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Don't Think of College in Terms of ROI?

In her recent article for TIME, Writer Randye Hoder explains why it’s important for us, as students and parents, to NOT think of college majors in terms of ROI. 102 more words

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College Senior Sells Ad Space on Graduation Cap

Alex Benda, a college senior at the University of Michigan-Flint, has come up with a unique way to pay off his student loans—at graduation: Alex plans to sell ad space on his graduation cap at $300 for each 1-inch by 1-inch space. 74 more words

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Students Are Getting Frustrated Because They're "Doing College Wrong"

In a story for The Motley Fool, Writer Morgan Housel wrote that young people are getting frustrated with college mainly because of the cost—she also wrote that they’re getting frustrated because “they’re doing it wrong.” In her experience, Housel has found that “less than 30% of 18-year-olds are emotionally prepared for college, and a smaller percentage have a reasonable idea about what they want to do for a career.” Housel recommends an alternate program to getting a degree: 71 more words

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10 Tips for Life After College -- From a 28-Year-Old

Hunter Styles had enough of the advice offered by professors, parents and other full-blown adults to graduating college seniors. He wanted to offer lessons from late-twenty-year-olds, those who still have recent memories of their early professional years. 93 more words

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7 Mistakes to Avoid on Financial Aid Forms

Reuters recently published “Seven Mistakes to Avoid on Financial Aid Forms.” Columnist Liz Weston noted that millions of families will fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in the coming weeks, and that it’s possible to make easy mistakes. 73 more words

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