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student preparing for the SHRM-CP Certification Exam
Students

The Society for Human Resource Management – Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) is a certification for HR leaders that requires passing a 160-question exam in a testing facility. The exam is comprehensive to the human resources discipline and includes both knowledge-based questions and situational judgment questions, covering a range of behavioral competencies

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college student involvement - students sitting on lawn and discussing
Students

Most colleges and universities offer an ample amount of ways for students to get involved on campus, which are often advertised during new student orientation, posted around campus with flyers, or communicated via newsletters. It’s easy to overlook these opportunities, especially if you are already overwhelmed with the prospect of

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Financial Aid, TuitionStudents

Learning to budget your money in college can be a huge adjustment for many students, and knowing exactly where your money is coming from and where it’s going can make a big difference in your ability to make ends meet. By looking at your finances from a holistic perspective, you

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maximize college investment - college students in lecture
Classroom, eLearningStudents

When it comes to maximizing your investment in your college experience, the first thing that likely comes to mind are ways to save money on tuition. While making wise financial decisions is important when it comes to planning for college, it’s even more important to carefully consider how you are

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student privacy protection
Education, NewsStudents

Considering the recent controversy over Facebook improperly sharing user data without user consent, privacy of personal information seems to be at the current forefront of the public eye. With technology becoming inherently integrated in most aspects of our modern lives—including public schools—there are more and more areas to consider when

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study abroad USA
StudentsStudy Abroad

Every year students around the world decide to study abroad in the United States, and that number has increased dramatically over the years. According to Project Atlas, the number of international students in the United States was 1,043,839 in 2016, up from 690,923 in 2010. If you are considering studying

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study abroad stress
StudentsStudy Abroad

The days leading up to departure before studying abroad are often filled with exciting and idealized notions of what life will be like living and studying in a foreign country. While many students do, in fact, have positive experiences studying abroad, it is quite common at some point during their

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Students

Life after college is full of new exposure into the real world, and a significant portion of this transition has to do with attempting to build your career and job prospects—you’ve put in the hard work, and now you’re ready for this hard work to pay off. If you’ve read

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Financial Aid, TuitionStudents

If you’ve decided grad school is something you are interested in, and you’re ready to plunge into more years of higher education, one of the first questions you’re likely asking yourself is “How on Earth am I going to pay for all this?” As if your undergraduate education wasn’t expensive

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Financial Aid, TuitionStudents

Student loan debt has become a harsh reality for the majority of college graduates in the United States. According to the Institute for College Access & Success, 70% of graduates of public and nonprofit colleges in 2014 had student loan debt, with an average of $28,950 in student loans. For

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Students

The high prices of textbooks can feel painful, especially if you’ve been trying to save money in college.  And, you’re not just imagining it: the average college student at a four year public college spends roughly $1,200 per year on textbooks alone, according to The College Board. And if it

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Students

It’s that time of year again,  when high school students around the country sit impatiently waiting to get the coveted acceptance letter from their top college. Many students are nervous and worried that they won’t be accepted to their top-pick and most prestigious institutions, and instead will have to “settle” for

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Education, NewsStudents

We’ve all heard the old saying, “It’s not about what you know, but who knows you,” and there certainly is truth to this. 80% of jobs are not advertised, according to Howard Poplinger, owner of human resource company Epic Development and Evaluation. What does this mean for the college student?

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Financial Aid, TuitionStudents

College can be a time for gaining financial independence and an opportunity to create positive financial habits that you will hopefully carry with you after graduation. While gaining new independence can be an exciting adventure, there are certain financial mistakes that can be easy to make and can have long-term

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