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Facebook and job hunting

Is your Facebook profile scaring away employers?

If you're looking for a job, look at your Facebook profile first. It may tell potential employers something that you don't want it to.

SAT success tips

Countdown to the SAT: Expert tips for test day success

The SAT can make or break some college dreams. Find out what the experts say about SAT test prep and how to get ready for the big day.

Career training or retraining might be the answer.

What's new? Your career, with retraining

Is retraining for a new career worth the time and effort? It depends. Learn more about retraining for a new career.

How to land your dream summer internship

Internships can be a great way to earn experience in your major or have the worst summer of your life. Learn how to make your internship rewarding, not harrowing.

The 6 job skills you'll need in 2012

Having the right skill set is crucial for employment and advancement. Polishing these six job skills can help you become a more well-rounded -- and hire-able -- employee.

Student loan lingo: The terms to know before you borrow

Before you borrow money for your college education, it's a good idea to make sure you understand all of that loan lingo, what your borrowing options are for federal loans and private loans, and more.

Are you ready to be Googled? 5 tips for maintaining your online reputation

If a college admissions counselor or potential employer were to Google your name right now, what would they find? Learn how to be Google ready by controlling your online reputation.

How much do college students study?

New report finds wide gaps in study rates from one discipline to another, urges need to teach study skills. But how different are they really?

Got a million-dollar idea? How business training can help

Want to build a small business? Take your plans to school. Check out the surprising tools that can help boost your chances of business success in any economy.

Beyond SAT and GPA: What really drives college admissions decisions

College admissions is not just a numbers game--character and passion count for more than you might think. Learn what it takes to stand out from the crowd and gain admission to top schools.

Undeclared? 3 reasons to consider STEM majors

Students with education and training in science, technology, engineering and math can look forward to a bright future, according to experts from Georgetown University.

5 tips for returning to school as an adult student

The halls of higher education saw 3 million students over the age of 35 in 2009, and enrollment among older students continues to grow. If you're thinking about going back to school, use these tips from former adult students to help you succeed.

Getting in: Are finances a factor in college admissions?

Your ability to pay for college could give you an edge in college admissions--or a handicap. Learn how to navigate a college admissions process increasingly shaped by financial interests.

Reading between the rankings: How to use college rankings in your search

You've probably seen the U.S. News college rankings and wondered how the college you attended or are thinking of attending stacks up. Learn more about school-quality listings and discover if they help or hinder prospective students.

8 things college seniors can do now to prep for the job search later

Sure, it seems like school just barely started, but there are a number of thing college seniors can do now to avoid a long and difficult job search after graduation. Find out how to jump on the job search--and future career--with these eight steps.

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