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Liberal Arts: Why We Still Need Them

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In recent years, higher education has undergone a significant transformation. A large number of small liberal arts colleges have closed. Undergraduate majors have become more STEM-focused and aimed toward employment. The popular myth of the liberal arts, especially in the humanities and art, is one of an elitist and impractical pursuit that creates unemployable young […]

Sunshine + Textbooks = Closer to Graduation

Your Goals are Closer than You Think

Summer is my favorite time of year in Colorado. There’s always so much more to when the days are longer and the warm weather draws me outside. Summer can also be great opportunity to take an additional class or two. This is particularly important if you need to catch up on a few classes from […]

Sexual Assault Awareness

Supporting Survivors, Spreading the Word April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. While it can seem almost futile simply to dedicate a page on the calendar to such a serious issue, designating a month to a social problem like this does increase its public profile and raise awareness. When people are informed about how prevalent sexual […]

Tax Tips for College Students

Tax Day (April 15) is just around the corner. Have you done your tax homework? If not, time is of the essence. Here’s a quick to-do list to make sure you file your taxes on time: Gather the Tax Documents You’ve Received in the Mail. Generally, that’s anything that has been sent to you marked […]

How to Find a Good Job

The short answer: Go to school. The longer answer takes some explaining. A recent report from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce finds that there are “good jobs” for people with a high school diploma, some college, an associate degree, or a bachelor’s degree. But not all “good jobs” — $35,000 a […]

Celebrating Women’s History Month

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March is Women’s History Month, a national celebration of women’s contributions to history, culture, and society. It’s an important reminder to honor the great women in your life and an opportunity to learn a little about some of the notable female figures in American History. How It Started On March 8, 1857, women working in […]

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