Pixar’s Andrew Stanton once said “If you want someone’s attention, whisper.” He means that the tiny details count. To succeed professionally after graduation, you need to stand out from the crowd. And nobody’s perfect, which means that in order to stand out, you need to have a few perfect touches that everyone else misses. There [...]
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Welcome to the HackCollege Career Guide! This page is designed for prospective students, professionals looking for a change of pace, and anyone with burning questions about when, where, and how to land the job of their dreams. These profiles feature job descriptions, top-ranked academic programs, quotes from industry veterans, and other important information about some [...]
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FireFox is an open source program in that anyone can manipulate or add to it. Pulling from the collective consciousness of the world to enhance a program is a pretty nifty idea to say the least. This collective mind source has put together a web browser that adjusts very well to each person’s individual needs. [...]
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Having already declined by 0.2 percent in 2011, enrollment at colleges and universities across the U.S. has now fallen by 2.3 percent when compared to last spring according to a new report by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. Enrollments for spring quarter have fallen from 19,550,391 in 2012 to 19,105,651 this year. Fall quarter [...]
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As more college courses become available online, more students will be subjected to proctored online tests. Remote proctors help quell the concerns many in higher education have about students cheating on tests and exams that weigh heavily on grades. If you haven’t been subjected to one yourself, the idea is a high-tech version of your [...]
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If there’s one thing college students love its money. And there’s nothing we’d rather do than not spend insane amounts of money on brand new books and furniture every year. As you move out for the summer and begin to sell your unwanted books and furniture while simultaneously begin to look for new essentials, the [...]
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Google is always ahead of the ball, pushing technology, and preparing to invent the next best thing. I recently had a friend imagine a world where you could purchase contact lenses with iPhones built in, so we could watch videos while we run, easily view our GPS while we drive, take hands-free pictures, and more. [...]
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Google Chrome is awesome enough as it is. But it’s even more awesome because it is begging, crying, screaming for you to customize it however you want. Nevermind all the cool extensions you can use extend Chrome’s awesomeness, there’s some homegrown deliciousness already built into this bad boy. Here’s a taste. Omnibox Calculator The omnibox [...]
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