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Choosing a career: What “color” is your ideal career path?

Choosing a career: What “color” is your ideal career path? – Careers 2002 Alan Bernstein Take this quiz and find out. It’s easy to find a job; the hard part is finding one that’s right for you. Alan Bernstein, author of Guide to Your Career (The Princeton Review), explains how to find a job you’ll […]

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Technology medicine

Technology medicine – Career Watch 2004 Special Report ALTHOUGH THE TECHNOLOGY SECTOR HAS suffered a setback as dot-coms have gone bust, careers in computers and IT are still growing. Computer use has exploded over the past 20 years and so have the job opportunities. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the fastest growing occupations […]

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the staff at Careers & Colleges gives its picks of schools offering a great value

Great schools at great prices: the staff at Careers & Colleges gives its picks of schools offering a great value Don Rauf Some people equate a big sticker price with success and status. Let’s make no mistake: There is not always a connection between price and quality in education. Many schools with low tuitions turn […]

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The arts communications – Career Watch 2002 – Careers 2002

The arts communications – Career Watch 2002 – Careers 2002 – Statistical Data Included THE IMAGE OF THE STARVING ARTIST, THE OUT-OF-work actor, and the struggling writer just might be a thing of the past. Full-time jobs are available for the artistically inclined–many with good salaries and benefits. (Some artists and writers, however, do opt […]

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Salute and save

Salute and save Here’s a quick look at how the military can help pay for college. “Through the Guard, I served one weekend a month and trained two weeks a year, and they paid 100 percent of my tuition for my degree in criminal justice. You have to be prepared to serve overseas–I worked with […]

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Cool schools: the author of the best 345 colleges picks his top 20 underrated gems – The Princeton Review

Cool schools: the author of the best 345 colleges picks his top 20 underrated gems – The Princeton Review – Selecting A School Robert Franek Some colleges get a lot of press while other quality schools fly under the radar. Robert Franek of The Princeton Review has selected 20 great schools that don’t always grab […]

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Leave the car, bring the “mini” bike – Student Shopper

Leave the car, bring the “mini” bike – Student Shopper – Brief Article Getting around campus fast can be a problem for many students. Cars are expensive, and parking can be hard to find or nonexistent. Bicycles are great but you have to lock them up, and even then, they often get stolen. The new […]

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Sea of change – Ultimate Survival Guide – high school/college interim – Brief Article

Sea of change – Ultimate Survival Guide – high school/college interim – Brief Article – Editorial The summer before I headed to New York University to study journalism, I decided that if I plunged into something totally different it would broaden my view of life and give me the confidence to handle something new–like college. […]

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Colleges Byte Back Aty2k Bug

Colleges Byte Back Aty2k Bug Nancy Fitzgerald The Y2K bug is ready to strike, and if you’re applying to college this year, you might be worried. Will the bug find its way into admission-office computers, delete your name, erase your brilliant essay, and turn your entire application into oatmeal? We got the scoop from admission […]

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Choosing a Career

Choosing a Career Alan Bernstein What “color” is your ideal career path? It’s easy to find a job; the hard part is finding one that’s right for you. Alan Bernstein, author of Guide to Your Career (The Princeton Review), explains how to find a job you’ll love through a little self-analysis, including the Career Style […]