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Harvard work guru on the make-or-break questions about jobs of the future in U.S.

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The Harvard University expert says there is still the chance the workplace reverts back to a norm that resembles the pre-pandemic office world and a risk that remote work develops into an inequitable professional class system.
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The Most Successful College Students Swear by These 5 Things

Being successful in college means getting the best grades you can. This sets you up for success after college, both academically and financially. But what does success really look like when you break it down?    To be a successful college student, …

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Social Impact Think Tank Debuts, Releases Survey

Good Worldwide, Good Worldwide’s social media operation Upworthy, and Net Impact, Oakland, Calif., have formed an alliance and launched Good Institute, a social impact nonprofit thought leader and social action think tank. The new, California headquartered think tank’s mission is …

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Graduating and Looking for Your Passion? Just Be Patient

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For all their grandeur and euphoria, graduation ceremonies can be harrowing. Until that momentous day, you’re a student whose job is to do what your teacher asks. Now you have to ask things of yourself — but what?

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Report: International Students Returning to US

Students walk on the campus of Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

A new report finds that more international students are coming to the United States after a sharp drop because of the coronavirus health crisis last year.

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21 Ideas for Paying for Study Abroad

It seemed so simple at the study abroad fair, just pick a program in your dream location and go! Right? Well…it’s not always so simple. You didn’t quite hammer out the details in your 30 second drive by at their …

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5 Essential Tips for First-Generation College Students

by Bethanny Parker

August 12, 2021

A first-generation college student is someone whose parents did not earn a four-year degree.
Take advantage of student services, such as academic advising and tutoring.
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Career Exploration

Career exploration is the second stage of the career planning process. During the first stage, a self-assessment, you learn about your personality, interests, aptitudes, and values. After using various tools to gather this information, you are left with a list …

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12 Essential Real-World Skills To Learn in College

Competing in today’s job market often requires education and many skills that can be useful outside of school. Verbal communication, digital literacy and time management are just a few of the top skills employers may look for in new, entry-level …

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Home away from home: International students reflect

Challenges that international students face as they are away from home

When you travel to a different country for your education—whether it’s across the pond or the globe—you probably have certain expectations about what your international education will look like. …

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