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  • The Shortest Route to Being a Work-at-Home Mom

    I've been a work-at-home mom since baby No. 2. And though I have no regrets over embarking on the journey, I believe the path to getting there could have been straighter had I put a plan in place before ...
  • 10 Schools With the Highest 4-Year Graduation Rates

    The U.S. News Short List, separate from our overall rankings, is a regular series that magnifies individual data points in hopes of providing students and parents a way to find which undergraduate or graduate ...

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  • The 30 Smartest Celebrities in Hollywood

    From valedictorians to Ivy Leaguers to MENSA members, these celebrities are certified geniuses in their own rights.

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  • Affording College – a Parent’s Guide

    Depending on your circumstances, sending your kids to college could end up costing you more than your house! It may seem like a daunting task, but there are a few things you can do to make affording college ...
  • 7 Things to Do Right Now to Land a Big Raise Next Year

    You clock in every day, do your work and don’t complain. You are golden; the boss will of course give you a decent raise next year. Ha! Maybe pre-Great Recession that was true, but employers are getting ...

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  • The 10 Most Useless Graduate Degrees

    While the vast majority of graduate degrees will give you an edge, not all are created equal — and some graduate degree holders face a sharp rise in unemployment for their new job prospects.

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  • 7-Step Checklist for Considering a Job Offer

    Emotions run high when a job offer is on the table, particularly if you're desperate to leave a hostile work environment or if you've been unemployed for some time. Even level-headed job seekers may get ...

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  • You Know Your Interview Was a Flop If...

    As much as you would like the interviewer to provide you with direct and immediate feedback, it is unlikely to happen. This leads you to try and interpret body language and other nonverbal clues to figure ...

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  • 14 Tips for Getting a Raise When They're Not Handing Them Out

    Think you deserve a bigger paycheck? Here's how to get a raise, even when they're not handing them out.

  • Beware of Phony College Acceptance Rates

    Many schools fudge their admission rates in order to appear more selective than they really are.

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  • 5 Red Flags in Your Job History ... And How to Combat Them

    When employers screen job applicants, they might spend as little as a few seconds scanning your résumé before moving on to the next. If they see red flags during that initial look, they're likely to toss ...

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  • The States Where Women Make the Most (and Least) Compared to Men

    Retuers At some point or another, you've heard the stat that American women earn just 77 cents for every dollar that men make. But what about state to state? Is it as bad in New York as, say, Ohio or Wyoming? ...

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  • 4 Mistakes the Office Greenhorn Should Avoid

    Congratulations! You got a new gig. Now the real fun starts. You want to make a great impression with your new colleagues, but how? The first month is a critical time when co-workers, superiors and subordinates ...

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  • Top 10 Community Colleges

    Using data from the National Center for Education Statistics, we ranked more than 900 public two-year institutions to determine the best and brightest schools.
  • The Smart Way to Pay Off Your Mortgage

    If you own a home and pay for a mortgage, you could reduce your payments by as much as $3,000 a year. Here is how it works.

  • Go-Nowhere Generation: Why Young People Are Stuck

    The chance that 20-somethings would pack up and move to another state has fallen by more than 40% since the 1980s, according to U.S. Census data.

    Business Insider
  • America’s Richest (and Poorest) States

    Last year, household income remained effectively unchanged, according to data released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau. This is despite the fact that the U.S. added nearly 2.2 million jobs in 2012. ...

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  • $1 Million Mistake: Becoming a Doctor

    Most doctors are dissatisfied with the job, and less than half would choose a career in medicine if they were able to do it all over again.

    CBS MoneyWatch
  • The Smartest Colleges in America

    Here's a new ranking of America's colleges and universities based purely on their students' intelligence.

    Business Insider
  • Keeping Your Cool in a High Stress, High Stakes Interview

    Have you ever found yourself wondering: "Is it just my imagination or is this interviewer trying to get under my skin?" The questions all seem a little rude. The tone is sharp and overly critical. ...

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  • Why You Can't Find A Job You Love

    Do you ever wake up in the morning and ask yourself: “Am I in the right job?” “At the right company?” “On the right career path?” “Doing what I am supposed to be doing with my life?” If so, you are not ...

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