Make Your Own Career Luck on St. Patrick’s Day

Whether you have the “luck of the Irish” or not, it’s possible for you to make your own career luck by pursuing education in a field that excites you. [Read more…]

Scholarships for Career Changers

Yesterday’s Christmas wasn’t just for kids, and neither is financial aid. As we head into “financial aid season,” it’s the perfect time to get inspired and encouraged by all the free money available. Whether you’re a career college student, a career changer, a mom, or just an adult looking for some help funding your higher education, sneak a peek at some of the scholarships that await you.

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Discover the Best Colleges for Entrepreneurs

Schools that embrace the idea of teaching students to be successful entrepreneurs are showing how being an entrepreneur has changed from being an alternative option, or last resort if you can’t get a job, to a dream that folks want to do and can accomplish today.

Getting started early with a strong entrepreneurship program is a smart first step. That’s why the 2012 list of top 25 undergraduate and top 25 graduate entrepreneurship programs in the nation, by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur Magazine can help guide you in a school choice.

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Do Something New

I love the way this quote is set – in a seemingly endless circle. “If you always do what you have done, you will always get what you got. If you always do what you have done….” And so it is that this same, cyclical pattern of behavior produces the same, cyclical results.

In any organization, when someone asks, “Why are we doing that?” you will at some point hear, “Because that’s the way it’s always been done.” And once upon a time, there may have been a very good reason for doing it that way. But tried-and-true methods aren’t always best.

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