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7 Ways to Handle Difficult People

You know that you’re a reasonable human being who knows how to interact with other reasonable human beings, so it’s easy to be thrown completely off by the bad behavior of someone you encounter at your work or at school. They make you feel off-balance, manipulated, frustrated, powerless, and it can be hard not to react badly in return, which just makes a bad situation even worse.

May 17, 2012

Brain Foods Beat Cramming for Exams

We all have gone through last-minute study sessions, pulling “all-nighters” to prepare (CRAM) for an exam. Find out what brain foods can help you keep your brain in shape, so that you score higher on that test.

May 15, 2012

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Junk Food vs. Health Food

Everyone loves greasy foods, but are they good for you? No! All the fried foods, hamburgers, hot dogs and chimichangas we eat taste so good but are not healthy. Where is the nutrition? By frying or over-cooking your food, you cook all of the nutrients out. Think of a Big Mac, with all the fat and calories going through your bloodstream. Not a good thought.

May 8, 2012

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What is Accreditation and Why Does It Matter?

To understand what accreditation means, just think of accreditation as a watchdog for the educational system. It ensures that the school or program lives up to the promises it makes to its students. Accreditation does extensive evaluations for you.

December 9, 2011

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Who in the World Holds a College Degree?

Our world population is near 7 billion. And much of what we have accomplished as a people has come to fruition due to a great deal of education. Humans have walked on the moon, cloned sheep, created cars that run on used French fry oil, and have conducted human face transplants. With so many strides in development, the majority of people have been to college, right? Reality is that a very small percent of the population has earned a higher education degree.

October 19, 2011

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The Value of Earning a Certificate in Computer Science

While traditional college degrees have an important role in providing an education that increases subject knowledge and develops general aptitudes such as communication skills and strategic thinking, certifications provide hands-on technical skills and knowledge that enable employees to succeed without a long on-the-job learning curve.

August 31, 2011