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Community Colleges Continue to Face Financial Challenges

America’s community colleges continue to provide access to higher education for millions of students. These two-year schools, sometimes called technical colleges or junior colleges, are generally affordable; many provide open enrollment to high school graduates and to those with a GED.

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Career Choice: Fuel Cell Engineers

Fuel cells are being used to develop alternate transportation vehicles including hydrogen-powered cars. The industry is in its infancy with the first mass-produced vehicles expected to hit the market by 2015.

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College Scholarships in the Unlikeliest Places

Fall is a very good time to apply for college scholarships, a season when high school seniors may be absorbed with filling out college applications, writing essays and gathering references.

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Career Choice: Geothermal Production Managers

Employment in environmentally sustainable fields continues to grow with new job titles emerging all the time. Natural heat tapped from the earth can provide an alternate source of energy, a geothermal-derived byproduct that needs to be managed.

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Career Choice: Biomass Plant Technicians

So-called “green jobs” are growing and it has little to do with sunlight, water or good soil. What has happened is that people want, no they are demanding that the earth be cleansed and left in good shape for generations to come.

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What Are the Pros and Cons of Attending College?

If you are considering attending college, you may have some ideas about what you want to study and even have plans in place for life beyond academia.

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Career Choice: Anesthesiologists

Anesthesiologists are physicians, people that administer anesthetics to patients before or during surgery or for a medical procedure.

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College Board: Trends in College Pricing

The College Board has released its latest report, Education Pays, outlining the importance of pursuing a college education.

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Study Reveals That Student Housing Proximity Matters

Not every college student wants to live where rents are the cheapest.

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College Applicant Waitlisted: Now What?

You have applied to the college of your dreams or at least to one school that is among your top considerations for attending. Just when you are expecting notification, you receive a thin letter from the school. Uh, oh. It looks like you have been turned down.

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How to Speed Up the College Completion Process

The typical college student is no longer the 18- to 24-year-olds that finished high school and immediately went on to college. Today’s college students are a diverse lot and include military veterans, stay-at-home mothers, business folk, and others.

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College Students and Christmas Break Jobs

Christmas break will be here before you know it. Some colleges finish the semester up by the first week of Dec., beginning a five-week break before classes resume in mid-Jan.