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Is Attending an Expensive School Worth It?

Most people would agree that Harvard, Yale, and Columbia have a more impressive ring to them than, say, Affordable State University or Small Town Community College. But just as with luxury automobiles and designer handbags, prestigious colleges and universities come with a price to match their exclusiveness.

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Q and A: 7 Questions to Answer Before Choosing a Major

Most children love to play with doctor’s kits and fireman suits and other “occupational” toys, but some people truly know what they want to be when they grow up from a young age. For others, the decision isn’t quite so easy. Do a bit of research and ask yourself the following questions before declaring your major.

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10 Things to Stop Doing After College: Break Your Bad Habits

You might be so accustomed to one or more these behaviors that you don’t even realize they’re bad habits, but it’s in your best interest to stop them as soon as possible if you want to succeed in workplace.

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10 Expensive Things You Don’t Really Need in College

College is expensive and the majority of students complain about their financial situations, but many of those students are guilty of paying for things they really don’t need to survive. From expensive books to technological gadgets, here are 10 pricy things you can probably go without.

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9 Crazy Things They Don’t Tell You about College

Even though a campus may seem like the calmest, most pristine place on the planet and the students bustling about look like the most attractive, smartest people you’ve ever seen, there are some things going on behind the scenes that will take awhile to realize.

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9 Best Reasons to Go to College

To go or not to go, that is the question—go to college, that is.

If you’re on the fence for financial or other reasons and not completely sure if college is for you, we’ve compiled nine of the best reasons to take the plunge and earn that degree.

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Should You Pay for Your Own Education?

Some parents still fork over as much cash as possible to help their children pay for college, even if it means dipping into their retirement accounts. Others simply shrug their shoulders and recommend student loans if their kids really want to go to school.

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