Category: Education

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  • The Comprehensive List of Coronavirus Resources (300+)

    Here from the “wrong side of the curve” it’s starting to look like the world’s inaugural Coronavirus season may last for a number of months. Coronavirus has already influenced many, many aspects of our lives and has introduced the notion that we’re experiencing a once-in a lifetime scale event. Nearly everyone on the planet is […]

  • The 30 Most Important Twitter Influencers in Business for 2020

    Business has been transformed by social media. In fact, it’s safe to say that thanks to social media, all business is marketing to some degree. Today’s business leaders (i.e., top business influencers) have many platforms from which to speak or to author significant narratives that speak to the importance of social media influencers in business. […]

  • Dorm Room Jobs

    10 simple businesses you can start from your dorm room

    Facebook, Dell, Napster. What do those three businesses have in common? They all started in college dorm rooms. While most college students are not going to start the next Facebook in their door rooms, they can pick up some decent spending cash and even pay for their tuition, room & board, and other college expenses, […]

  • Obama student loan forgiveness for people with permanent disabilities

    President Obama is forgiving student loans for 400,000 people

    The Obama administration is working to forgive the student loan debt for 400,000 Americans with permanent disabilities. The move will help safeguard those individuals’ Social Security payments. The Education Department on Tuesday announced a new process to better identify hundreds of thousands of borrowers who are eligible to apply for the already existing federal loan-forgiveness […]

  • Stanford acceptance rate

    9 US colleges that are harder to get into than ivy league schools

    If you apply at Harvard, Columbia, Yale, and various other ivy league schools, there is a very good chance that you will not be accepted. Ivy’s are known for accepting well below 10% of all applicants, and typically students must achieve some very impressive testing scores and offer plenty of community involvement before they are […]

  • New York repaying student loans

    New York will pay your student loan for 2 years

    If you’re a recent college graduate in New York state and you’re struggling to pay back your student loans, you might be able to receive some help from the state. The state will pay up to two years of student loan bills for residents who have failed to land their dream job and are currently […]

  • 10 Economists Who Deserve Nobel Prizes

    Editor’s Note: This post was inspired by the excellent article 50 People Who Deserve a Nobel Prize. The Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences was founded in 1968 by distinguished Swedish bank Sveriges Riksbank and was first awarded in 1969. The Prize in Economics, as the Nobel Foundation calls it, is widely considered the most […]

  • Why Going Back to School can Help You Run a Business

    Going back to school is a tough decision to make. You must consider how it will affect your life as well as the cost of tuition and other factors that may change. If you’re looking to get ahead and run your own business, going back to school is going to help you do that. Here […]

  • 2011 College Graduates: Are you Ready for Life?

    The 2011 graduates have just walked the stage and are preparing themselves for the great adventure to follow. Mixed emotions are flooding through them; “Am I ready? Will I find a job related to my degree?” There are many paths a graduate can follow once they’re thrown out into the real world to look for […]