Career & Education

Want to ignite your child’s imagination? Help them start a band!

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Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 3:41pm

Thousands sign petition to make LeBron James the next U.S. Secretary of Education

Could LeBron James be the next U.S. Secretary of Education? After founding and completely funding his I Promise school for 240 third and fourth graders in Akron, Ohio, a tuition has been started to fire the current secretary — Betsy DeVos — and make LeBron James Secretary of Education...

Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 12:08pm

What a negative customer experience can cost your business

Do most businesses really believe in that age old saying “the customer is always right?” Well, if not than they really should. In a study from NewVoiceMedia, they found that in 2017 American companies lost $62 billion to their competitors as a result of poor customer service. That was a...

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 7:07pm

Everything you need to know about the Common Application

While students who have just graduated from high school are getting ready to enter the campus life, those juniors who are about to take their places are now starting the application process for college. The official starting bell for applications rings every year on August 1st, as the Common...

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 1:38pm

SheKnows: Why blogging still matters in the Instagram age

What does it take to be successful online today? If you haven’t settled on an Instagram aesthetic and curated the heck out of your Pinterest boards, then there’s your homework. But the successful creators who have built a truly holistic personal brand, not to mention a loyal following,...

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 5:47pm

LeBron James opens I Promise School In Akron, Ohio

NBA superstar LeBron James just opened the I Promise School in his hometown of Akron, Ohio, to help at-risk third and fourth-grade students.   The LeBron James Family Foundation and Akron Public Schools teamed up to create a new school for public school students in the city who are...

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 5:23pm

Your last minute back to school 2018 checklist

With most colleges beginning classes sometime next month, you probably already have the basics covered when it comes to your dorm-essentials. You’ve already picked out the posters and other decorations you are going to display in your tiny corner of your dorm. But, what are some of the things...

Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 5:38pm

Join the healthcare industry as an athletic trainer

Would you say that you are an “active” person who wants to work in healthcare? Maybe I need to explain this better. Do you consider yourself to be a healthy and athletic person who enjoys going to the gym or working with people who are injured? If you are, then maybe you should consider...

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 3:40pm

How becoming a paralegal can kickstart your legal career

Not everyone knows exactly what they want to be at an early age. It may even take you three years of college to finally figure out what you want your degree to represent in the end. Even after graduating, it may take years of working different jobs to confirm or dissuade you away from a career path...

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 2:19pm

Become a master coder with these web engineering online degrees

One of the most sought after jobs today is working in web engineering or what is better known as “coding”. Have a knowledge and mastery of this new kind of digital alchemy can almost guarantee success in your job search with one of the more desirable salaries you can find.Other than...

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 1:48pm

Why skipping classes in college is never a good idea

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Monday, July 16, 2018 - 5:34pm

Breaking the cycle of hustling drugs to hustling in the real estate business

How do you know that it is time to make a change in your life? Furthermore, if you are presented with some sort of cosmic sign telling you that you need to make some changes — has your life veered too far in the wrong direction to ever truly course correct? Jay Morrison, the wildly successful...

Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 5:42pm

Launch your NYC food dreams with the Citi Urbanspace Challenge

Opening a restaurant in New York City is a terrible idea — any chef will tell you that. But that’s not the only way for chefs to get their food into people’s hands thanks to the rise of outdoor food markets, and the largest player in the al fresco food business Urbanspace is...

Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 5:42pm

This truTV game show is helping people wipe out their student debt

Over 44 million people are shackled with $1.4 trillion worth of student debt, so it’s safe to say that we are looking at a full blown crisis in our country. With schools setting their tuition at unobtainable price tags, the average student is forced to take out either private or federal...

Monday, July 2, 2018 - 9:55am

The most in-demand jobs for college grads

The next step for many people after they have graduated from high school is to enroll in an undergraduate program at a college or university in order to build receive a degree that will land you interviews with jobs after their education is complete. Although earning a higher degree can indeed help...

Monday, June 25, 2018 - 6:06pm

Learn about the jewelry business with Gemological Institute of America’s Jewelry Career Fair

On July 13th, the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) will host their annual Jewelry Career Fair that provides information for anyone who is interested in learning the tricks of the trade and pursuing a career in the gem and jewelry industry. Established in 1931, GIA is recognized as the world...

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 5:15pm

The case for choosing a grad school close to home

Ever since that first day you held your highschool diploma in your hands, you’ve probably wanted to keep the poster cluttered bedroom walls of your childhood bedroom as a distant memory. But now that you been away earning your undergrad for the past four years, the time has come to...

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 12:43pm

Joining the workforce faster with accelerated degrees

UMass Boston and their College of Management (CM) are shaking things up and revitalizing their Master’s program in order to help their students prepare for today’s job market. This newly minted program will allow students to earn their MBA after taking twelve classes either onsite at...

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 6:05pm

Everything you need to know about your mortgage loan

Everyone eventually wants to own that gorgeous home with the white picket fence or that dream apartment just steps away from the park. But let’s be honest with ourselves, do we really know everything that goes into owning a home — no less — applying for and getting the best...

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 12:40pm

4 inspiring college commencement quotes from this year

Every graduation season, we see some of the biggest names in popular culture giving inspiring college commencement speeches to light a fire under the new grads feet to go out and conquer the world. This year was no different. Here are some of the most inspiring college commencement speeches from...

Friday, June 8, 2018 - 11:47am