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8-12yrs, civic duty

Career after College: Is this What I worked for?


My graduation ceremony went by in a flash. One moment I was waiting with the other soon to be graduates listening to  speeches  from various individuals. Then I was walking away with my diploma cover(I would not receive my actual diploma until months later) along with my hopes and dreams for the future. Unfortunately, those hopes

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13-17yrs, 18 & over

First Generation Society and College


First Generation students are the first to attend college in their families. Therefore, they face high college dropout rates. Why? They face a lot of challenges. Challenges Faced by First Generation Students: The following categories are challenges first generations face in college. Financial Challenges First generation students lack the financial resources to pay for tuition, and

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13-17yrs, 18 & over, 8-12yrs

Treasuries as an Investment: Why Not?


Treasuries: When I hear the word treasuries the first thing that comes to mind is the public aversion of it. It is currently the most underrated investments in the general public mind.  Why is that? Well, let’s begin with a very basic fact about them. Treasuries are issued to raise money, the way they are

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Uncategorized

Small businesses and their role in the economy


eThe Importance of Small businesses The role of small businesses in the economy is a recurring  topic on the news. Often these businesses are used as  political tools to gain  favor with citizens. Therefore, it would be prudent to understand some of the key factors surrounding small businesses. Small businesses employ a majority of the workforce

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Education, Employment Opportunities, global citizenship, inspirational, personal development

Experience Something Different: Workaday from Home and take a chance


WorkAway from Home Volunteering doesn’t need to be limited to the same beaten path. There’s a whole world out there that you can take advantage of. You can volunteer and travel, and sites like Workaway help you do that. While the cost of membership to  Workaway (http://www.workaway.info) requires an annual fee of $30 USD, it opens

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13-17yrs, 18 & over

Educational Sites and Parents: Creating a Plan


Starting Your Child’s Education off on the Right path: Being a parent is not easy and one of the toughest parts begins when you introduce education into your child’s life. Initially, parents start teaching their kids about the importance of education by buying workbooks like Kumon, Pre-Scholar, big kid, etc. Given the short attention span

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18 & over

Credits Card and the PANS Labyrinth


Well let’s begin “CREDIT CARDS” These two word define an entire universe of confusion, rewards, fees and whole needle stack of choices. So we will approach this systematically. Step 1) Credit Score: before applying for any new credit card one needs to be aware of one Credit Score. Your credit score automatically either qualifies or

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