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Six 5-Minute Recipes for College Students

It’s hard to find time for real meals when you’re a college student. Here are some quick, easy recipes you can make with just a microwave.

May 25, 2017

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Student life

Avoiding Student Loan Scams: What to Look For

With billions of dollars loaned to college students each year, there are scammers mixed in there looking to take advantage. Here’s what to watch for.


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Career Tips / adult students, career tips, ccsd, college student, networking, student life,

3 Ways to Boost Your Networking Skills

Searching for a job can be a strenuous, stressful experience. However, with these three tips, you can boost your networking skills and land your dream job.

April 10, 2017

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Student life / adult students, ccsd, student life, taxes,

7 Tips for Doing Your Own Taxes as a College Student

Doing your taxes yourself for the first time may seem daunting, but with the help of these 7 simple tips, it can actually be a rewarding experience.


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Student life / adult students, college student, homework, productivity, study tips, time management,

Sorting Out Priorities: A Guide for College Students

It’s important for college students to sort through the backlog and take care of the most important things first, while letting some nonessential things fall to the wayside. The following tips may help you sort through the demands on your time and identify priorities.

March 29, 2017

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Student life / adult students, ccsd, college student, student life,

Let Altruism Guide Your College Experience

“I slept and I dreamed that life is all joy. I woke and I saw that life is all service. I served and I saw that service is joy.” —Kahlil Gibran

March 24, 2017

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Student life / college student, homework, student life, study tips, studying,

7 Free Resources for College Homework Help

With the help of these seven free homework resources, college students can master independent learning in a way that helps them shine in the classroom.

March 13, 2017
Student life

Enter the “I’m Feeling Lucky!” Contest

You don’t have to be Irish to feel a bit of luck this time of year. In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, tell us why you’re feeling lucky and be entered to win a $100 Amazon Gift Card! Your entry can be in the form of a photo, video, or even a sentence or two.

February 23, 2017
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Student life / college student, productivity, student life,

5 Essential Chrome Plugins for College Students

Since its initial release almost 10 years ago, Google Chrome has quickly become the most popular web browser available, dominating the competition with over half of the world’s web traffic. This comes as no surprise given the popularity of Gmail, …

February 17, 2017

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Career Tips / California, career tips, ccsd, healthcare, San Diego,

Southern California’s Growing Healthcare Industry

San Diego may be famous for its seemingly endless miles of white-sand beaches and amazing weather, but it’s also well-known for pharmaceutical drug development and medical technology in the healthcare industry. As reported by The San Diego Union-Tribune, San Diego is home to one of the most sophisticated medical industries in the country. Along with renowned academic medical centers and clinically focused hospitals, San Diego is known for providing high-quality primary care and other medical specialties. Furthermore, the healthcare industry is one of the largest employers and fastest-growing sectors in the region.

January 16, 2017

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Student life / ccsd, college degree, military, military training,

How Military Basic Training Can Help You Succeed in College

While it’s true that many high school students enroll in college directly after graduation, the stereotype of young college students is quickly being debunked.

In fact, older Americans and nontraditional students are now heading back to college at an increasing rate. In a recent year, “students aged 25 and older accounted for roughly 40 percent of all college and graduate students,” reported CNBC. “That figure is expected to rise to 43 percent by 2020 as 9.6 million older students head to campus.” By 2020, students over age 35 are projected to comprise 19 percent of that total. These statistics highlight the idea that it’s likely not too late to go to college, no matter your age or life circumstances.

December 30, 2016

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Student life / adult, adult students, ccsd,

5 Unexpected Lessons You’ll Learn Outside the Classroom

Some of the best life lessons in college are not taught inside the classroom, but are learned through real-world experiences. Whether it’s through the friendships you form or your opportunities for internships, a lot of your learning will happen outside the classroom.

December 2, 2016
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