5 Household Experiments for Kids

Alka-Seltzer Rockets Ever wanted to hold a rocket in your hand? Well, now you can! These powerful rockets are powered by a reaction of Alka-Seltzer and water that produces gas (carbon dioxide). The gas expands and the rocket lifts off! Carbon dioxide is what is used to keep your sodas fizzy. Materials Needed: Safety goggles...
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Everybody Sells Every Day

“I’m not in sales. I’m a {insert job title here}” According to Daniel Pink, author of To Sell is Human, 1 out of 9 workers in the United States sells by trying to get others to purchase products or services. While trying to get others to purchase a product is the technical definition of selling, it’s...
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8 Tips for Landing a Great Nursing Job

Seek the best match Match your skills, experiences, and values with the agency’s philosophy/mission statement.  Carefully read the job description.  Seek advice from a current employee (if you know one). Write a professional cover letter Write a one page cover letter containing 3-4 well-stated paragraphs summarizing your strengths.  Be sure to match your strengths with...
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Tips for Students: Plan for the Present

Leaving a Legacy? Along with nerves and luggage, most students enter college, brain-storming ways to ensure that they leave a legacy on campus. Maybe you haven’t worded your college goal as “leaving a legacy,” but amongst many other things, you would like to reminisce the happenings from this time period once you have transitioned from...
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Top 10 Apps for College Students

Most people use their phones and tablets for everyday tasks like scheduling and communicating.  Have you thought about using your device to enhance study skills or to improve classroom productivity? Read about mobile applications that support college students in daily academic tasks. These apps will make you extremely “appy!” Wolfram Alpha ($2.99) Wolfram Alpha includes...
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