Do Good Grades Equate to Good Jobs?

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“I got straight A’s!  Gimme the job!” Don’t say this unless you want to be laughed out of the interview. One day (or perhaps even right now) you will have your own company or you will be hired at another company because of the desire to make money. High grades alone prove nothing of your ability to be successful. They give a hint that you can be successful. After all, you are due some...
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How to Get Your First Job As A Teenager: 6 Steps to Success

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Follow these steps and you will soon you’re only worry will be which job you want to accept.   Anyone can land a great job just by following these proven steps.  And by anyone – that includes you!  It’s time to use your MacBook Pro for something actually professional.    1) Create a Resume and List of References – You may not think at this age your resume would be a blank page but...
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How Much You’ll Save by Graduating Early from College: Part 2

Here we continue our plan for early graduation and the ultimate prize of $1,759,614.15! Let’s move into step 5. Step 5: Rack up credits! Overload classes. At most schools you need to have a certain GPA before you can take on extra courses, usually like a 3.7. If you feel you can handle the extra courses, by all means, take them. It’s laughable when people only take 11 credit hours a semester...
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How Much You’ll Save by Graduating Early from College (And How I Did It)

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$1,759,614.15 That’s your prize money for graduating one year early from college!  If that amount of cash doesn’t get you jacked then you need to check your pulse! Nearly 50% of your $100,000 can be had simply by graduating with a bachelor’s degree at age 21!  Graduating at 21 means you will have one full working year before reaching age 22.  $44,928 is the average starting salary of a typical...
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How the Average American Handles Debt (And How It Really Should Be Handled)

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Over the past three decades, Americans have been piling on the debt. In a recent survey, the average household held debt valued at over 105 percent of their pretax income.  About half of us have more credit card debt than savings. And about one in five people in the United States have a debt to income load of 40 percent or over. Ending up overloaded with debt in one or more of these categories is...
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