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Deciding if grad school is right for you

The year 2010 saw women surpass men in advanced degrees for the first time ever. So says the United States Census Bureau, which found that among adults 25 and older who earned a master's degree, 10.6 million were women and 10.5 million were men.


Helpful hints to land your first job

Though the job market for newly minted college graduates has proven less than ideal in recent years, members of the class of 2014 entered a job market that was on the rebound. According to the "Job Outlook 2014" survey from the National Association of Colleges and Employers, employers anticipated hiring nearly 8 percent more 2014 graduates for their domestic operations than they hired from the class of 2013.


Celebrating Halloween at school

Many schools allow children to celebrate Halloween in the classroom. Festivities may include parades, classroom parties or trunk-or-treat fun in the school parking lot.
Creating a safe and festive atmosphere for kids to celebrate Halloween is of the utmost importance for parents and teachers. The following suggestions can help ensure kids enjoy a safe and fun Halloween this year.


What to look for in a student's tutor

Parents of children who are having difficulties grasping school lessons routinely turn to tutors to provide the added measure of instruction some students need to succeed. When selecting a tutor, parents should ask questions and keep important things in mind.


Update your skills in a secure job industry

The last several years have seen a series of economic ups and downs. Managing careers amid such instability has been challenging for many individuals, but professionals looking for more security can take steps to find careers that promise more long-term stability.