Design Your Own Learning Bootcamp: A 13-Step Guide

There’s been an explosion of school-like learning programs in the past few years. Programming bootcamps are trendy. Entrepreneurship programs are everywhere. What is hard to find outside of the college system, however, are learning bootcamp for peop...

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7 Ways You Can Afford to Travel Right Now

 

I can’t explain the adrenaline rush I experienced while airborne, 15 minutes away from landing in Tokyo. It was the first time I had been outside of the US by myself and the first time in my life that I would be away from home for more than a few m...

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Why An Early Stage Start-Up May Not Be For You

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The Top 7 Skills Employers Look For From Young Adults

So, you’ve graduated from college—or high school—and you’re about to enter the big bad workforce. You’ve heard the dark tales of unemployment rates and years spent living in parents’ basements; even if you’re confident in your abilities, you’re a li...

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How Gamification Is Revolutionizing Science Education

The following is a guest post by the cofounder of Labster, Michael Bodekaer.

When Jane McGonigal stepped on stage in 2010 to give her now famous TED talk, “Gaming Can Make A Better World,” the idea of using video games for anything other than entert...

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How To Brush Up On Your Language Skills Before You Travel

Summer has arrived and for many of us, that means we have a bit more time to travel, immerse ourselves in a new culture and hopefully, soak up some sun. Typically when I travel, it’s to a place where English is not the first language and I can make ...

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How and Why I Dropped Out of the Ivy League -- and Couldn't Be Happier

I was your “textbook” high-achieving student.

I was enrolled at an Ivy League university that I had spent the last half-decade carefully preparing myself to attend by getting the best grades I could, acing the SATs, leading different extracurricular...

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When & How to Ask for Help

I believe in diminishing marginal returns. And because of this, I tell everyone who works with me that one of the most important things to figuring out how to work more efficiently is to figure out when & how to ask for help, etc.

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How Great Things Come From Failure

A couple years ago, I moved to a new city and started a new internship. 

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Track Your Progress: Try These Online Self-Development Tools!

When people reconcile with the current state of their personality, thinking that it’s impossible to overcome the bad habits or learn new skills, they end up being unhappy without awareness of the true reason. People are not meant to stagnate. When pr...

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