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– One of the best things about a degree in nutrition is the wide array of career options it gives you, according to Jule Anne Henstenburg, director of the Bachelor of Science in Nutrition program at LaSalle University. Read more about what you can do with a nutrition degree here.

 – Whether you’re just looking for some extra party cash or trying to make ends meet with tuition, the college job is vital to survival for many students. While there are many part-time options, some can prove to be more lucrative than others, if you just know where to look. Here are five of the most well-paying jobs to have while you’re in school, plus what you could earn, according to Indeed.com.

– Every college has its quirky traditions. When Hamilton College professor Chaise LaDousa was a visiting professor of anthropology at Miami University in Ohio, he witnessed a phenomenon unique to that campus’ culture: House signs. LaDousa and his students embarked on a research project about the decades-old tradition. The end result is his recently published book “House Signs and Collegiate Fun.” Read more about it here.  

– What do most companies do when they are trying to move a product? They have a sale. Now colleges are jumping on the same bandwagon. Introducing: tuition discounts! It comes at a time when students and families are more hesitant than ever to invest exorbitant amounts of money into higher education. Find out how you can get in on it here.


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