Tag Archives: education

How to get the most out of college

It’s no secret that college is a quick affair. One day you’re figuring out which building is where and which professor is which, the next you’re making your postgraduate plans. So – how do you ensure you get a good … Continue reading

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5 free apps that outshine your phone’s default calendar app

To the naked eye, the modern-day college student may seem more akin to a machine than a young intellectual as the expansion of higher education has led to students’ taking advantage of more opportunities than ever before. Thankfully, however, one … Continue reading

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The top three reasons you should have a portfolio

More and more often, job applications are being updated to include a little dialogue box known as the “portfolio link.” Here, employers look for prospective employees to enter a personal website that showcases their relevant or even non-relevant work–anything that … Continue reading

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The Pros and Cons of Taking a Gap Year

Gap America defines a gap year as “a structured period of time when students take a break from formal education to increase self-awareness, challenge comfort zones, and experiment with possible careers.” But at what risk would you be taking a … Continue reading

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Veteran Connection: Readjusting to Relationships

Changes can challenge a veteran’s reintegration with their family. This may occur following a deployment or as the service member transitions from active service to civilian career. Both the family and veteran may find difficulty in finding their place back … Continue reading

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Employee Benefit News: 3 Reasons to Hire Veterans and 2 Tips to Recruit One

Recently, ACI’s own Megan Hawker was interviewed for an Employee Benefit News article, which was originally featured on ebn.benefitnews.com as part of an interactive slideshow here. Below is an excerpt: Veterans make the ultimate employees, says Megan Hawker, clinical manager with ACI … Continue reading

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Digital Detox in 4 Simple Steps

Tweet, post, follow, like, sync, share, upload, comment—with smartphones becoming a permanent staple of society, few can ignore the constant hum of technology. From Facebook notifications to Snapchat updates, most welcome any and all forms of digital disruption. In fact, … Continue reading

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