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    Tech Savvy Writing in College - How to Do It Right?
    It is easy to be tech savvy today with Internet access, new gadgets and software which aims to make your life easier. However, when it comes to education not all the students are tech savvy enough. You still use pen and paper, textbooks and Word...
  • 5 Winning secrets from a college scholarship judge
    5 Winning secrets from a college scholarship judge
    College scholarship seekers should always be looking for ways to improve their applications to help them get noticed and chosen by the scholarship judges. What better way to learn how to do this than by speaking directly to a college scholarship...
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    Colleges of the 2015 Academy Award nominees for acting
    While a college education is not a requirement to be an actor, many of the acting nominees for this year’s Academy Awards were college students. Some studied drama or theatre, but others had more traditional majors. Some attended for only a...
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    Student Travel to College Can be a Bad Trip
    At this time of year, hundreds of students will travel to college campuses to check out the programs and housing, searching for the right program and situation. But what is a student expected to do when they are turned away at the pre-paid hotel...
  • How to begin preparing for college (while waiting for that acceptance letter)
    How to begin preparing for college (while waiting for that acceptance letter)
    High school seniors are all too familiar with that early-spring feeling of sitting and waiting anxiously for that coveted college acceptance letter to arrive. If this describes you, know that sometimes the best thing you can do is turn this...
  • Mike Ianconelli and the Zen of  bass fishing tournaments
    Mike Ianconelli and the Zen of bass fishing tournaments
    “You got to become the fish.There are no coincidences in fishing moments.” says Bassmaster Elite pro angler Mike Ianconelli.” Let your fishing mind be free and fish in the present in the now only. One fishing moment only leads to...
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    January's To Do List for USNA Applicants
    Depending upon where you are in the process, you may have done some of the items on this list.Skip them. Be happy you’re done. Move on to the next:First Steps:If you’re serious about attending the USNA or any other military academy,...
  • Become a USNA Midshipman
    Become a USNA Midshipman–Part 3
    Who You AreI am an American. I serve in the forces whichguard my country and our way of life. I am prepared to give my life in their defense.I will never surrender of my own free will. If in command,I will never surrender the members of my command...
  • Who is my parent when filling out the FAFSA?
    Who is my parent for FAFSA purposes?
    All students who are considered dependent must have their parent or legal guardian provide information on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). However, some students might have trouble figuring out who should fill out the FAFSA....
  • College degrees are important to your community, too
    College degrees are important to your community, too
    Over the course of your working lifetime you can expect to earn $1 million more with a bachelors degree than without. That’s a pretty major impact on your lifestyle, so why are so many people choosing to forego a college education?Nationwide...
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    College health programs awarded million-dollar Community First Foundation grant
    Community First Foundation on Wednesday January 21 announced a $1 million grant to Red Rocks Community College that will help triple the size of the college’s Arvada, Colo., campus. The funds will help construct the Arvada Health Professions...
  • Boehner used Taylor Swift's videos in a blog post attacking Obama's free college plan
    Boehner attacks Obama's free community college plan with Taylor Swift videos
    Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-OH is trying to get his message out to the college age population, that President Barack Obama free community college plan is not so free by using Taylor Swift to get his point across. The speaker published on...
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    The after college graduation dating life
    Dating in college is typically a care free experience. There are the joys of new relationships, the fun adventures, endless dates, passion, romance and lust. Ah young love... the world is yours to conquer and nothing seems too difficult to achieve...
  • President Obama wants students to attend community college for free
    President Obama wants students to attend community college for free
    On Thursday, President Barack Obama announced he would like to make the first two years of community college free. The announcement was made on Facebook and The White House Blog. In the video that went along with the announcement, the President...
  • Obama is planning to give two years of free community college tuition
    State of the Union 2015 preview: Obama announces free community college tuition
    As part of his 2015 State of the Union Address preview tour, President Barack Obama announced on Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015 in a Facebook video that he plans to "make two years of community college free for responsible students across America....