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  1. Chinese boy dangles four stories above ground after head becomes stuck in window security bars

    4-year-old Chinese boy has been rescued after getting his head stuck in security bars, leaving him dangling from a fourth-story window. Dramatic footage of the incident shows the boy hanging high above the ground in a residence in Linyi City, in eastern China's Shandong province. According to Chinese state media CCTV, the boy climbed out of the window...
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  2. Couple Didn't Know Why Car Was Running Strangely — Then They Popped The Hood

      Earlier this week, Holly Persic was driving to work in Pennsylvania when her car suddenly started acting up. The engine was making a weird sound, and there was a faint smell of burning. Persic pulled over and called her husband, Chris. He suggested she pop the hood. And sure enough, this is what they found ...
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  3. How to Prepare For Your First Semester at College

    You've already faced one of life's biggest challenges: getting into college. You did it! Congratulations! The next challenge is to take full advantage of everything your college has to offer, get good grades, all the while having a great time. As someone who worked on the Stanford University Dean of Student's staff (and was in charge of a dorm...
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  4. How to Find Colleges that Give Tuition Coupons

    What, you say you’ve never seen a tuition coupon? Just because nobody has ever actually held one in her hands doesn’t mean it doesn’t exist. You know how you start getting coupons for movers and home stores when you change your address? Or after you visit a website online, you start getting discount offers from them in your Facebook feed...
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  5. Friends With Benefits

    Occasionally, you'll meet a guy you have a lot of chemistry with, but for some reason, you don't want to commit to him. So you remain friends with the guy, while still being intimate with each other. It can become a problem though, if the guy is insistent upon turning it into more than that. He might try to...
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  6. How Long is Too Long for an Employment Gap?

    According to popular opinion, a gap of more than one year looks very suspicious on a resume. But is it that simple? Well, it depends on your chosen industry (among other factors). If you’re applying for a skilled job such as a doctor, engineer or teacher, employers will generally expect you to show commitment towards your career over your...
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  7. Tuition Insurance

    What You Should Know About College Tuition Insurance Tuition insurance is likely something you’ve never had to consider, and maybe you’ve never even heard of it. This type of insurance isn’t something every family invests in..neither is it something every college student and their family even has to consider. Depending on whether or not it’s necessary for...
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  8. Graduation Debt: How to Manage Student Loans and Live Your Life

    It's a tough time to be leaving college. Many new graduates don't have a job, find employers aren't particularly eager to see them, and have mounds of debt. Students who borrow leave school with an average of $20,000 in loans. There's no getting around the jobs picture. With the economy's downturn, fewer employers are hiring people fresh out of...
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  9. WHEN PAYING BILLS CAN HURT YOUR CREDIT

    Borrowers who try to pay off old delinquencies, charge-offs and collection accounts often learn the hard way: Sometimes, doing the right thing does the wrong thing to your credit. Thanks to the sometimes bizarre quirks of credit scoring, state statutes of limitations and the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act, consumers can't necessarily assume that paying off old debts will improve...
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  10. Should I get a master’s degree?

    You might want to earn a master’s degree for the potential increase in earnings it may deliver. But there’s more to going to grad school than the chance for extra income, especially because the payoff varies by occupation. In 2013, the median annual wage for full-time workers ages 25 and over whose highest level of education was a master’s...
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  11. What You Should Know About Tuition Insurance

    Tuition insurance is likely something you’ve never had to consider, and maybe you’ve never even heard of it. This type of insurance isn’t something every family invests in..neither is it something every college student and their family even has to consider. Depending on whether or not it’s necessary for your circumstances, tuition insurance can either be very beneficial… or...
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  12. Finding a Cheap College Apartment for Students

    Finding a Cheap College Apartment for Students As a student looking for an apartment the right price has to be first and foremost on the agenda. A student cannot afford to pay for an expensive apartment unless he or she has the ready funds for it. Living expenses for a college student is pretty tight so finding the right...
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  13. What does your office desk say about you?

    What does your office desk say about you? Your office desk is an incredibly personal place. This isn’t surprising when you consider just how much time you spend there. Look at the stats: People spend on average 5 hours and 41 minutes per day sitting at their desks. It means the only thing you spend more time...
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