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How to Ask Your Boss for a Raise 101

Wondering how to go about getting a raise at work? Amazingly, sometimes all it takes is asking. In fact, studies show that people (especially women) who don’t negotiate their salaries lose out on hundreds of thousands of dollars over their …

April 19, 2018

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5 Quick Tips for Being a Better Reader

Being a good reader isn’t only convenient—it will make your work, school, and home life a lot easier and more enjoyable. Follow these five tips for improving your speed, accuracy, and comprehension and you’ll find yourself reading better immediately. Quick …

April 12, 2018

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/ Analogous Colors, Color Harmony, color theory basics, Color vs. Hue, Colors and Emotion, Complementary Colors, graphic design, Primary Colors, Quick Guide to Color Psychology, Secondary Colors, Shade, Split Complementary Colors, Tertiary Colors, The Color Wheel, Tint, Tone, Triadic Colors, Warm vs. Cool Colors, What Colors Look Good Together?,

Color Theory Basics for Graphic Designers

Color is one of the most powerful tools a graphic designer has in his or her arsenal. When used correctly, it can draw viewers in and inspire emotion. When misused, it can be off-putting, distracting, and downright ugly. Continue reading …

April 5, 2018

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blog / accounting, Forensic Accountant Movies, Forensic Accountants, forensic accounting,

7 TV Shows/Movies that Highlight Forensic Accountants

Forensic accounting is a fast-growing specialty area of law enforcement. Accountants in this field use their financial expertise to analyze business and tax records in search of any evidence of corruption, embezzlement, or any other illegal activity or peculiarities that …

March 29, 2018
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Career Tips / Independence University, online university,

10 Reasons to Start Online College Today

Our era is a great time to be alive. Drones are delivering pizzas, scientists can grow human hearts in petri dishes, and self-driving cars are about to blow our minds. We’re living longer and growing smarter every day. Many obstacles …

March 22, 2018

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Career Tips / IT, technology,

Top 3 Tech Companies in Each State

Technology is always the future. A career in IT just makes sense. Click for a resource of the top three tech companies in each state, from Alabama to Wyoming.

March 21, 2018

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Career Tips / Become a graphic designer, Graphic Design Skills, Graphic designer, study graphic design,

5 Ways to Improve Your Graphic Design Skills

As designers, it’s dangerously easy to get stuck in our ways and become content with what we can do. We sometimes forget how much there is to learn, regardless of how much we already know. Our egos tell us that …

March 15, 2018
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Student life

4 Tips to Handle the Stress of a New Module

Andy had a lot going for him in life. He had a wife and two small kids and an extended family that rivaled some small towns in size. Andy and his own little branch of the family lived in a …

March 8, 2018
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5 Things You Can Do to Encourage a Loved One

When you have a loved one going through a rough patch, it can be tough to know what to say or do to help them. Sometimes, there is nothing you can say to make it better or magically fix it. …

March 1, 2018
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Student life / Grey's Anatomy, healthcare students,

5 Things Healthcare Students Will Notice When Watching Grey’s Anatomy

In television, trends change and fade all the time, but one thing that remains constant is America’s obsession with doctor dramas. Who can blame them? When each episode deals with life or death situations along with the complicated and intensely …

February 15, 2018
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Student life / empowerment, giving back, happiness, health, pain,

How Giving Back Can Improve Your Life

We’ve all heard the adage “It is better to give than to receive.” Even after all of these years we’ve spent trying to stay on Santa’s “Good List,” many of us have largely forgotten to put the phrase into practice. …

February 8, 2018
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Student life / back to school, fafsa, financial aid, scholarship,

Get to Know FAFSA and How to Apply for Federal Financial Aid

Launching your college career is a big decision. Completing a college degree can open new possibilities. It is a road traveled by millions of Americans each year, so you’re in good company. With the opportunities that a college or career …

February 6, 2018
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