Time can be of the essence when trying to complete college-level work assignments in addition to maintaining your home or apartment. It may require a bit of a balancing act, including keeping track of time lost doing chores that might be more easily maintained with some clever strategies and tactics. Students may want to consider the following suggestions to keep their dorm rooms or house clean, which can give them better focus and more time for the true purpose of their living situation: a college education. Read the rest of this entry →
Interested in public policy? Thinking of getting a master’s in the field? With job opportunities in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors, holders of master’s degrees in public policy have a chance to shape their careers like never before. Here’s a look at just a few of the career paths earning a master’s in public policy may open. Read the rest of this entry →
Renting a home in college is very much a rite of passage, like your first kiss or learning how to drive a stick shift. In fact, even if you plan to live in the dorms, the odds are you won’t live there for your entire four years: many colleges require you to live in the dorms your first year, but after that, you’ll likely want to find your own housing.
When the time comes to do this, it can be stressful: finding the right location, finding something you can afford, and finding a place that doesn’t look like it’s violating every section of the local health code can all be stressful. Read the rest of this entry →
From the pyramids of ancient Egypt to the skyscrapers and highways of the modern era, civil engineers have been responsible for the design, construction, and maintenance of such structures. That would make civil engineering one of the oldest branches of engineering; only military engineering is older. Civil engineering is split into so many sub-disciplines, the newest of which include geotechnical engineering and geoenvironmental engineering.
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You may have graduated with honors from your college of choice and obtained a great-paying job but you’re not out of the woods yet. The specter of student loans can follow you for many years after graduation, costing you hundreds each month depending on the amount you borrowed. Nearly 75 percent of graduates owe at least $25,000 in student loan debt, according to US News and World Report. Even if you did get a great-paying job out of college, you may still struggle with this debt. If you’re still looking for a job to match your newly framed diploma, you will have an even harder time paying down your debt. Here we take a look at ways to pay off your student loans. Read the rest of this entry →