University of Miami President to Step Down

University of Miami President to Step Down

Donna Shalala, a trailblazer in the academic and business worlds has announced that she will be stepping down from her current position of President of the University of Miami. Shalala made her retirement announcement yesterday saying that she plans to step down at the end of the 2014 – 2015 school year. Shalala wrote a


The Hidden Cost of New Jobs

The Hidden Cost of New Jobs

Getting a new job can be a really great thing, but we often forget it can be a very expensive thing. It’s easy to sit back and think about what you will do with your first paycheck, but what if it is virtually spent before you can even get your hands on it? Let’s take

DOE Confirms College Rating System to Change

DOE Confirms College Rating System to Change

The U.S. Department of education will soon be releasing a ratings system that will show potential students which schools are said to be doing “phenomenally well” and will also announce which schools need to “step up their game.” Ted Mitchell, Under Secretary of Education, told the Education Writers Association that he “wants to remind everyone that


Counter Terrorism Degree: Requirements & Careers

Counter Terrorism Degree: Requirements & Careers

Quick! Read this before your computer self-destructs… just kidding! We totally forgot that we are just writing about a counter terrorism degree and not actually part of some clandestine team of agents that are hunting down the terrorists of our world. A girl can dream, right? Anyhoo, since that’s not happening, let’s jump right in and


Healthy Food Options On Campus on the Way

Healthy Food Options On Campus on the Way

Most college students hear the phrase “freshman 15” and cringe. Colleges are becoming aware that there is a shortage of healthy food options available to students, especially those that are on tight budgets of meal plans. The Healthy for Life program was introduced in the fall of 2013 and as of now is available to


Walmart’s New Uniform Mandate Angers Employees

Walmart’s New Uniform Mandate Angers Employees

Walmart has recently decided to implement a new dress code that will likely require many of their employees to purchase new clothing. According to Gawker, many employees are not happy about this and are sounding off on the company’s internal online forums. The new dress code, as Walmart.com website explains, is to be a collared

Rights of Pregnant Women in the Workplace

Rights of Pregnant Women in the Workplace

Amazingly women still get fired from their jobs due to the simple fact that they are pregnant. Just in this fiscal year, over 5,370 government agencies received charges that stated women were subjected to discrimination in their places of work. The most common complaint being that these women were fired because they became pregnant, even


Vocational Schools Making are Comeback

Vocational Schools Making are Comeback

Traditional schools and vocational schools are finally listening to their students and trying a new approach to helping students learn. This is very good news for students, especially since vocational education has often been categorized as a second grade choice and for those that couldn’t go to a regular college. Luckily, that’s all changing and


How to Become a Baker: School, Training & Salary

How to Become a Baker: School, Training & Salary

Our inner fat kid is geeking out over this topic. Who doesn’t love a good cupcake or warm cookie, right?! It’s probably pretty awesome to be able to make your own insanely delicious baked goods as well, so we are going to tell you all about how to become a baker today. Just do us




Most Common Places Interns Get Hired

Most Common Places Interns Get Hired

A recent study performed by LinkedIn that in reviews over 300 million of its member profiles, found that those that interned with accounting companies had a better chance at landing a full time job. As a matter of fact 59% of interns with accounting firms went on to full time employment. So if you are looking


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