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College Costs 101 A Breakdown of University_Expenses

When you think about the cost of college, the first thing that probably pops into your mind is tuition, but there are several other expenses to consider when preparing for your first year of college. Room and Board Some colleges offer dorms for students, which often have cafeterias and meal plans available. You will usually also need furnishings for your living space. The average annual cost for room and board

Classroom Tech: 5 Must-Have Apps for Teachers

Many young people use mobile apps for everything from communicating with friends to looking up information online. These five must-have apps could help teachers do their jobs while making sure students learn important material. Edmodo Image via Google Play Teachers need to stay in contact with students and parents, but the thought of constant prank phone calls and toilet papered lawns often makes them reluctant to make their personal contact

Tips for Teachers Decorating Their Classroom This Christmas

If you’re a teacher and hadn’t clocked that Christmas was approaching then you can be sure that 30+ super excited children will let you know on an hourly basis. You then have the small matter of decorating your classroom, which on the one hand can make you feel all Christmassy but might also fill you with dread at the mammoth task ahead. Here are some tips to help you make

Why are so many students choosing to study abroad?

The high cost of UK universities, diminished employment opportunities upon graduation and an enriched cultural experience are all reasons why an increasing number of students choose to study overseas.   Global citizenship The British Council published figures in April 2014 that revealed ‘that 37% of UK respondents were considering studying overseas, an increase of 17% on the previous year.’ Many international seats of learning offer world-class courses and give the

The 5 Advantages of Working at an Addiction Rehabilitation Center

If you’re interested in a career that involves helping people in need, consider joining the staff of a local rehabilitation center. Although many public health experts choose to work at hospitals, retirement homes and assisted living facilities, working at a rehab center can be a deeply rewarding career choice. When considering a job in rehabilitation, the following advantages cannot be overlooked. Helping Patients Improve Their Lives Doctors, nurses and counselors

4 Tips for Building a Nonprofit Resume

Want to dedicate your life to helping others? Good intentions will take you a long way, but to be a successful social entrepreneur or to run a nonprofit that has a positive impact on its community, you’ll need to build up your skills and experiences in the nonprofit sector. Let’s look at some of the ways you can build up your nonprofit resume. Education and Experience Of course, one of

5 Reasons Why You Should Consider a UK Apprenticeship

For those leaving school or college, there are many paths that you can take to purchase your dream career. One popular route is becoming an apprentice, and students of all ages find this option an exciting journey that leads to great employment prospects. Still not convinced? The education experts at Getting-In.com explore 5 reasons why every student should consider a UK apprenticeship as their next step… 1. Earn while you

Waiting for College Acceptance Letters

It’s the holidays season and everyone is relaxing and having a great time. You are too until that godawful thought creeps back into your mind…. college. Where did you get accepted? Did you get accepted? And where will you go? The more you stress it the harder it is to enjoy your break. So here are five tips on staying calm during this waiting period. #1. Get a Hobby Seriously,

Eat Smart- How to Boost Your Brain Power

Can’t seem to concentrate? Although there is no (healthy) magical pill that is guaranteed to heighten cognitive powers, certain foods and beverages can affect the brain’s ability to function at its best. Need to ace that test? Never underestimate the power of diet-brain connection. Many studies prove that there is an important relationship between what we put in our mouths and how our brain performs.  Olive Oil Extra virgin olive oils can