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Creating Powerful Resumes and Cover Letters

The number of applications a college can receive for a job opening is staggering. At the college where I’m Associate Director of Human Resources, we receive anywhere from 175 and 250. If a job-seeker wants to stand out in this sea of applications, it is essential that the submission is visually appealing, smartly written, grammatically …

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Interview with Kemar Brown: founder, creative director of Aritsu

How did you get the idea to start Aritsu? In 2009 there was a graphic tee boom, but many had negative messages. My brothers and I saw a need for a clothing line with artistic images and creative designs with more positive messages. We go to church, enjoy BMX bike riding, and love to get …

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Preparing for College Financially and Academically

As millions of high school seniors (and their families) across New York City and the country anxiously await their college acceptance letters, a related issue is causing an equal amount of anxiety: how to pay for college. Financial aid is designed to help those who need it most – particularly low-income and underserved families – …

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New BlackBerry coming to the US on March 22

BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion will launch its new touchscreen smartphone in the U.S. with AT&T on March 22. The release will come several weeks after RIMlaunched the much-delayed devices elsewhere. AT&T said Monday that the Z10 will be available for $199.99 with a two-year contract. Sales of the device began in the U.K. and Canada shortly …

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