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    Attitude is a Main Predictor of Eating Habits

    Attitude is a Main Predictor of Eating Habits
    Ideally, life should be long and lived to its fullest. We can then experience and share more with family and friends. Achieving this goal is a natural instinct, but is re-enforced in childhood (attachment theory) and is psychosocially influenced as an adult, meaning that our environment impacts our attitude and behavior, particularly when we form habits while young. Nutrition plays a ...
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    With Funds Tight, College Students Get Creative

    With Funds Tight, College Students Get Creative
    After accepting admission to New York University for this past fall, Max Stephenson started searching for loans. Then living in rural Tewksbury, N.J., the 18-year-old had little savings, and his parents couldn't afford NYU's hefty tuition, which this year hovers around $50,000 when you include room and board. The Stephensons met with several private lenders, since government aid was inadequate. But ...
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    How We View Ourselves Affects How We View Our Environment, Which Affects How We Eat

    How We View Ourselves Affects How We View Our Environment, Which Affects How We Eat
    Eating an unhealthy diet is a high-risk behavior. It offers a dopamine reward-response, is addictive, and has inevitable drawbacks that literally outweigh the rewards. Unfortunately, wanting to eat healthy is not usually enough to actually achieve nutritional health. We live in an environment that makes it difficult to eat right. Whether it is us or what surrounds us that is the ...
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    A Free Ride on College Tuition

    A Free Ride on College Tuition
    Students in Kalamazoo, Michigan, recently learned they could get a free college education. A program called Kalamazoo Promise offers students who've spent their entire academic career in Kalamazoo public schools a free ride to any public college or university in Michigan. Anonymous donors interested in furthering economic development set up the scholarship fund. In 2007, 458 students were accepted to receive ...
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    The Online Option: What You Should Know

    The Online Option: What You Should Know
    Are you a full-time employee, a single parent or both? Does it seem you just don't have enough time to pursue a "real" degree? If so, then online education may just be the thing you need. It's a great way to earn a degree while working. Online courses and degree programs are developed specifically to provide the flexibility needed to fit ...
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    Maximizing Your Application

    College admissions offices are busy places. Think about an admissions office receiving 5,000 to 10,000 or more applications. That is a lot of reading. What will make your application stand out? *How colleges decide* Before we address that question, let’s look at the process in general. I don’t believe any two admissions offices do everything alike, but there are similarities. Most ...
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    Answers to the Health Care Reform Debate IQ Quiz

    Answers to the Health Care Reform Debate IQ Quiz
    AllHealthcare created the Health Care Reform Debate IQ quiz to test how much you know about the current debate about health care reform. Here's the answers! h4. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken the Health Care Reform Debate IQ quiz yet, go take it first! See answers on the next page... [page] 1) To be eligible for Medicaid, you have to ...
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    Get Competitive: Increase Your Hiring Potential with a Bachelor's Degree

    Get Competitive: Increase Your Hiring Potential with a Bachelor's Degree
    We all know that the best way to get ahead in your career is to advance your education. But really, what can a Bachelor's degree do for you? If you are going to spend a few thousands dollars of your money and four years of your time, you want to make sure you are going to get something great in return. ...
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    Top 10 Tips for Financial Aid

    Top 10 Tips for Financial Aid
    *Tip 1:* Prioritize your efforts, starting with the federal government. Then turn to the private sector for additional assistance. Visit www.finaid.org to learn about all your funding opportunities. *Tip 2:* Learn all you can about the college financial aid process. Be sure to meet your aid administrator and establish a relationship. *Tip 3*: Submit a FAFSA, even if you don't think ...
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    Essay Tip: Telling the Story

    What makes a winning essay? Judges respond best to essays that have a clear focus and address the essay question or topic. But even more importantly, winning essays involve the reader. They take the reader along for the ride by telling a story about the applicant. To demonstrate this, let's take a look at an essay written by Neil, a FastWeb ...
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    Get a Healthcare Internship

    The best way for students to find an internship in a healthcare field is to blend Web search savvy with old-fashioned relationship building. Students have a wider range of careers in health care than ever before as new opportunities emerge in pet healthcare, drugstore-based clinics, electronic prescriptions and medical records, and specialty injection and infusion treatments performed in people's homes. Healthcare ...
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    Common Errors on the FAFSA

    Common Errors on the FAFSA
    A mistake on your FAFSA can delay the processing of your application by up to three weeks. One in seven FAFSA forms is returned due to errors. It could happen to you. Avoid the most common mistakes: 1. The most frequent mistake made is leaving a field blank. If the answer is zero or the question does not apply to you, ...
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    Boomers Go Back in Search of Healthcare Career

    Boomers Go Back in Search of Healthcare Career
    Community colleges help midlife students retool DALLAS -- Downsized and depressed, Leigh Hoes was approaching 50 and wondering what to do with the rest of her work life. Then one day, as she leafed through a course catalog that had arrived in the mail from Richland College in Dallas, the idea came to her. Why not work in a pharmacy, dispensing ...
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    You’ve Been Flunk’d! Now What?

    You’ve Been Flunk’d! Now What?
    "Failure paves the way to success!" is the last thing you want to hear when you fail a class. A bad grade isn’t life or death, and maybe you can improve the situation. Remember, every school has their own policies, so check with your college to find out its policy for failed classes and withdrawals. h4. Situation 1: I feel an ...
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    Education Tax Breaks Can Add Up

    Education Tax Breaks Can Add Up
    WASHINGTON — College is one of the most expensive investments a parent can make in a child's future. But there's a consolation prize that comes with the hefty price tag: bigger tax breaks. With average yearly in-state costs at $13,589 for a public university and $32,307 for a private college, according to the College Board, any education tax break is a ...
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    Find a Healthcare Internship

    The best way for students to find an internship in a healthcare field is to blend Web search savvy with old-fashioned relationship building. Students have a wider range of careers in health care than ever before as new opportunities emerge in pet healthcare, drugstore-based clinics, electronic prescriptions and medical records, and specialty injection and infusion treatments performed in people's homes. Healthcare ...
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    Program Helps Teens Take Pulse of Medical Fields

    Program Helps Teens Take Pulse of Medical Fields
    The Health Professions Program for High School Seniors is a Cooperative Effort of Berks Career & Technology Center, Penn State Berks and Reading Hospital In the blood bank lab at Reading Hospital, Sandy Kamel studied samples and figured out blood types. Elsewhere in the hospital, Hayli L'Esperance watched a physical therapist get a patient up and moving, and Tiffany Jones followed ...
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    In the Market for a Mentor

    Graduation is just ahead and you're getting ready to put your education to work. It may be time to get in the market for a mentor. *What is a mentor?* A mentor is a professional who acts as an adviser and role model to a new member of their profession. Part coach, part motivator, the mentor works as a guide from ...
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    How to Pay for Grad School

    Earning a graduate degree can be a smart idea, but how do you find the funding to pay for an expensive advanced degree? There are ways to earn a graduate degree without ending up with a lot of debt. *Figure Out How Much Money You'll Need* First, figure out the expenses associated with getting a degree. Don't just focus on tuition ...
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    College Class Online

    College Class Online
    After you research your next car, book a flight and find a scholarship, why not do one more thing online -- earn a degree. Lots of busy people are trying out this new alternative to the traditional college career. h4. All Kinds of Programs The number of online education options has grown tremendously over the past several years. There are schools ...
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