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Picking Basics: Back to School Doesn't Have to Mean Back to Broke

by Jimmy Preston
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One week into school and we are already feeling the pinch to our wallets. Even if you had financial aid, grants and scholarships, there’s nothing like the pain of seeing the deduction for the fall semester tuition dues, fees, and parking pass. 1,301 more words

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Working One’s Way through College while Earning Minimum Wage

The following map was included in an article by Libby Nelson, published by Vox. The map originally appeared in an article by Sandhya Kambhampati and Meredith Myers in the… 411 more words


A Letter to Libby Nelson

Here’s an email I sent to Libby Nelson, a reporter for Vox:

To Libby Nelson

August 28, 2015

Dear Ms. Nelson, 

You posted a brief article on Vox today titled, “ 431 more words

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Occupations with training lasting up to 12 months (grouped by skill level and job openings)

Occupations with training under 12 months (grouped by skill level and job openings)
Data sources: 1. 2014 BC Median hourly wage rate is based on Job Bank data from ESDC; 556 more words

"Shop" Experiment

Yesterday I tried a brain trick / teaser on my students, I called it the “Shop” Experiment.

I was inspired by this Buzzfeed video.

So this is what happened. 44 more words


Assisting Your College Education With HECS-HELP Benefit!

Education and learning is among the most important endeavor a young individual has to go through. From primary days, through secondary school, learning new details is incredibly essential. 458 more words


Undocumented student beats odds, heads to Georgetown

Senior year of high school is usually met with a barrage of uncertainty about the future. For Cristina Velasquez, an undocumented student from Venezuela, that pool of uncertainty was significantly deeper. 899 more words