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Perplexed Over Presents

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Christmas is coming up, and, as usual, it’s making me super stressed. I’m a terrible shopper. I’m really bad at coming up with gift ideas, but it’s extra tough having to balance a college schedule and budget! I obviously can’t afford a personal shopper or anyt... More »

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Hankering for a Home

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I graduate from college this semester, and I already have a job offer at an elementary school, which is really exciting. My job is salaried and has benefits, and I grew up in a small town and am ready to get out of the city where I’ve been in college. I think ... More »

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Brand-Name Blues

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Why do major brands charge so much for their products? I don’t understand the cult of Apple, for instance. And why do people seem to be willing to pay tons of money just for brand names? I have tried finding clothes, technology, and other specialty items for l... More »

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Specialty Sitter

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I’m a veterinary student, and I need to generate a little more income while I’m in school. I’ve decided to start a small pet-care business that’s targeted toward animals with extra needs, such as animals with diseases or that are really old. I think I could ha... More »

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Pricey Prescriptions

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I take a few different types of medication regularly. It doesn’t usually affect my life here at school, but it’s sparked some interesting conversations with my roommate. She’s very into natural health and supplements, to the point where she can actually be kin... More »

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Makeup Madness

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I’ll admit it: I wear a lot of make-up. I like the way it looks, and I have fun putting it on. But here at school, a lot of my friends don’t like make-up. They don’t wear much themselves, and they think I wear too much. It’s not that my friends are judging my ... More »

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Student Slumber

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I’ve had a lot of trouble sleeping lately. I know, I know, I’m in college - we’re all staying up too late studying and partying and getting up too early for classes. But I really do feel like my sleep schedule is a problem, and I know that several of my friend... More »

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Talent Agent

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I was assigned to my company’s team that recruits grads. Now that I am on the other side of an interview, what should I look for in new hires? More »