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Following the Presidential Campaign: How and Why

Another election year is upon the United States and President Obama is facing a huge challenge: the challenge of being re-elected. Now many Americans ask the old question, “Why should I vote, one vote doesn’t matter.” The fact of the matter is that if 1,000 people in each city believe that, and about 100,000 people end up not voting, those 100,000 votes could have changed the election drastically. (more…)

Top 10 Cities to Visit in Europe

Europe is an amazing place; everyone should make an effort to visit at least one place there in their lifetime. It is also one of the most popular continents to study in for college students. It offers a wide variety of cultures and exotic destinations. For students, it offers easy travel, accommodation, and enough history to span many many lectures. (more…)

Awesome Gifts for the HS Graduate.

This time of year, many friends and siblings are graduating, or have graduated, from high school. This means that the quest for the perfect gift is in progress, and it can be hard! Sure, you can get your grad a daily planner, or money, or gift cards, but where is the fun in that? Here are a few really unique gifts that your grad will love. Keep in mind that many times, expensive gifts are not always the most special. (more…)

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Road Trips 101

Road trips are often a necessary part of moving to college. It’s hard to fly all the necessary things for a dorm room to school, and it can be very expensive to ship many heavy boxes. If you’re going on your own or with parents, it is always important to prepare for a road trip. (more…)

Keeping In Touch With International Friends

One of the best things about studying abroad is that you get to meet people from all over the world. However, after you leave school, it is often hard to keep in contact with all of these wonderful people that you have met. I’ve made friends with students from Germany, Australia, Ireland, Britain, Hungry, and many more. Not to mention all of my friends that are spread out over the United States. Thankfully, the internet makes it easier to connect with International Friends. (more…)

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Facebook and the Job Search

As of 2012, there are 800 Million facebook users. That is a pretty substantial part of the population, and often because of facebook, there are no secrets online. Even if you delete something, nothing ever really disappears on the internet.

Did you know that some employers will ask for your facebook profile URL? This gives them a chance to see who they are really hiring, since anyone can look good on paper. Even something as simple as an URL address can tell you a lot about a person. What do you think an employer thinks when the look at the URL …com/SmExYCHICA or .com/2HOT4U? Something as small as your URL address can make the difference between having an income, and not. (more…)