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Education Tips

College Freshmen: Off to College Prep

About one month from now, hundreds of thousands of college freshman will begin to descend on college campuses, particularly across the south. By the end of August those numbers will mushroom with the final group of freshmen on campus sometime around Labor Day.

Collegiate Sports

UConn: Huskies Will Stay Put

Tweet The Big East Conference is no more, at least the Big East Conference that once housed the likes of Miami, Syracuse, Virginia Tech and West Virginia. Each of those

Personal Advice

Making Friends and Your College Experience

Chances are you do an excellent job of “friending” people on Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites. And that is easy to do: you simply “like” someone or send a friend request, and you may gain a new contact almost instantaneously.

Career Planning

Career Choice: Optometrists

They represent the professionals you will see when matters of the eye come into focus. They’re known informally as eye doctors, but are formally known as optometrists, individuals that are qualified to diagnose, manage, and treat eye conditions and diseases.

Career Planning

Career Choice: Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers

Tweet There are many people that provide these services, but finding quality help often means turning to your neighbors, to third-party services or hoping that your online search turns up

Career Planning

Career Choice: Interpreters and Translators

Interpreters and translators are separate career paths, but there is some overlap in what these professionals do. Interpreters use oral or sign language to communicate; translators take the words of one language and translate it into the words of another language.

Career Planning

Career Choice: Police Patrol Officers

Tweet They are police patrol officers or “police officers” and are tasked with enforcing laws, maintaining ordinances, preventing crime, arresting violators and, yes, directing traffic. Most police officers work for