Mindfulness in a Mind Full Society

Mindfulness is the chosen capacity to be fully present in the moment in which you are living. All too often we spend our waking thought life engaged in thinking about the past or the future. Very rarely are we 100 percent present with ourselves and our surroundings in any given moment. When you’re mindful, you...
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Textbooks – Get More for Your Investment

Students can increase the value of their textbook investment. Information in the body of books is the primary content area but taking a few minutes to review both the front pages and end pages of books can dramatically increase their efficiency as tools in helping students attain success in their related courses. One of the...
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4 Vital Tips for Transfer Students

Well you did it… you made the decision to transfer schools and are set to start at your new college or university. There are hundreds of reasons to change schools, but no matter the reason, you are the “new kid” all over again, and it can be very easy to feel overwhelmed in the process...
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Community is not a commodity

People talk about community as if it were a canned good they could grab off the grocery store shelf— “I want to see more community.” Okay abstract thinker, how do you propose we encourage people to interact with and belong to something? Community functions as a byproduct of a larger goal or focal point. For...
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I Graduated College. Now what?

The looming question for many college graduates is: Where am I going to find a job? While I am certainly no expert in the area of politics or the economy, nor do I intend to be, it is quite evident that finding a job in your desired career field can be difficult. Here are some...
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9 Tips to Get Accepted to Your Top Colleges

Here are some helpful tips to keep in mind when you start the college application process. It’s never too early to start looking. Go visit schools! Don’t wait until your senior year to start visiting universities. An ideal time is spring of your junior year in high school. Visit a variety of schools, including small,...
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Top 8 Skills for Employability

Have you ever been on a job interview and found yourself wondering what the hiring manager is thinking?  Get ahead of other candidates by getting into a hiring manager’s head.  Here’s how the “wheels are turning” for many hiring managers during an interview: 1. Will this person give great customer service? This is considered by...
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3 Social Media Myths

As a marketing professor, there is always talk about social media and how companies want to boost their “likes” or “followers.” This is something that has always bothered me.  You can always buy likes or buy followers, but are they the ones you want?  Are they the ones that will make your brand matter?  Or...
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