What Does it Take to Be Successful in Your Career

What Does it Take to Be Successful in Your Career

The primary desire of every professional, be it a writer, artist, actor or dancer, is to be successful in their chosen career field. Success doesn’t occur based on desire; it’s a culmination of consistent effort, commitment, and a push towards a particular course, including a career that yields success. So, what does it take to be successful in your career? Continue reading to find out. It’s important to mention here that there’s no specific rule or guideline to guarantee career success, as the journey towards achieving it for one individual…

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IGNOU OPENMAT 2018: Admit cards to be out soon @ignou.ac.in, steps to download

IGNOU OPENMAT 2018: Admit cards to be out soon @ignou.ac.in, steps to download

The admit cards of the OPENMAT 2018 will be released soon by the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) on the official website, the link for which is ignou.ac.in Exam details: As per the schedule, the IGNOU OPNEMAT-XLIV is scheduled to be held on December 16 at various test centres. IGNOU OPENMAT Admit Card 2018: Steps to download Go to the official website, ignou.ac.in On the homepage, click on the link ‘OPENMAT’ admit card Enter your roll number and password in the space provided On submitting the same, the admit…

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A new study says an overwhelming majority of millennials want to be homeowners, but student loans are holding them back

A new study says an overwhelming majority of millennials want to be homeowners, but student loans are holding them back

For many millennials, the idea of homeownership is still a big picture dream, with a new study saying 89 percent plan to purchase a home in the future — but simply can’t because of student debt. According to a recent study released by Apartment List, 6,400 millennial renters nationwide were surveyed in regards to their plan for owning a home. Despite the majority of young people wanting to migrate away from renting, 48 percent have nothing saved for a down payment. One of the leading reasons, according to Apartment List,…

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How India can be the world’s most powerful country even after robots take away our jobs

How India can be the world’s most powerful country even after robots take away our jobs

India is on the ride to become the more powerful country with the most demanded work-force in the world. How will be survive robots taking away our jobs? It is a crystal-clear fact — different populations will face different outcomes and consequences with the coming of automation and robots, and India is on the ride to become the more powerful country with the most demanded work-force in the world. India, a land of a billion plus people will achieve feats no one ever imagined. While it’s still largely a developing…

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California Will Be Fourth State to Sue Navient Over Student Loans

California Will Be Fourth State to Sue Navient Over Student Loans

The legal problems facing Navient, one of the nation’s largest student loan debt collectors, mounted on Thursday as California’s attorney general said he would file a lawsuit accusing the company of widespread deceptions and mistakes that cost borrowers millions of dollars. The accusations echo those in a major enforcement case against Navientthat was started by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau last year, in the final days of President Obama’s administration. The bureau is still pursuing the case, but consumer advocates fear it will be dropped or settled by Mick Mulvaney, the…

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Will my child be forced to switch schools? What parents need to know about N.J. desegregation suit

Will my child be forced to switch schools? What parents need to know about N.J. desegregation suit

The statistics are undeniable. Across New Jersey, hundreds of thousands of black and Hispanic students attend schools that are almost entirely non-white. The question is whether the state should step in to do something about it. A lawsuit filed earlier this month accuses the state of being complicit in allowing one of the most segregated school systems in America and calls for a comprehensive desegregation plan. The legal challenge, filed by a coalition of civil rights groups, has spurred questions about what segregation really means and what changes could be in store for students if the…

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How do Cowboys rookies want to be remembered after their careers in Dallas?

How do Cowboys rookies want to be remembered after their careers in Dallas?

As we continue to look forward to the start of the NFL season in a few months, the Dallas Cowboys released a very cool video in which they asked several Dallas Cowboys draft picks how they would liked to be remembered for their time in Dallas before they even start their Cowboys careers. The team posted the video to their official Twitter account on Thursday. Watch below to see the responses from Leighton Vander Esch, Michael Gallup, Connor Williams and others. [“Source-foxsports”]

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Subtle bias against students may be present in online classes

Subtle bias against students may be present in online classes

A new study by education researchers suggests that the kind of subtle racial discrimination known as implicit bias found in brick and mortar classrooms may be present in online college classes. Researchers from Stanford, the University of California – Irvine and Vanderbilt University began by creating fictitious online student identities. They chose names that suggested racial and ethnic identity, such as Todd, Emily, Tyrone, Tanisha, Mei, Tao, Priyanka, and Samir. They then posted comments using those personas in class forums for Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC). “The names that had been assigned a…

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Every scholarship seeker’s friend, Buddy4Study aims to be India’s largest scholarship platform

Every scholarship seeker’s friend, Buddy4Study aims to be India’s largest scholarship platform

Noida-based Buddy4Study started out from a small apartment in 2011. Seven years later, the edtech startup has 600k registered members, operates in 20 states, and is eyeing expansion. “Buddy4Study is a classic garage to success startup story. However, our humble beginnings started from an apartment rather than a garage. Though the platform was started in 2011, real growth and traction started from May 2015 when all the co-founders came together,” highlights Manasvi Singh, Co-founder and Co-CEO of Buddy4Study. The platform aims to connect students with India’s scholarship ecosystem using technology. The…

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‘In 2018, let’s reclaim the career of teaching for what it can be’

‘In 2018, let’s reclaim the career of teaching for what it can be’

We must resist the mechanistic, spoon-feeding approach to learning that deskills pupils and devalues teachers. This new year education has never mattered more – our job is to help our students outpace the robots, writes one heads’ leader The poet TS Eliot wrote that “April is the cruellest month”. But I suspect he wasn’t putting himself through Dry January. So here we are again. Another new year, when we stand shivering and windswept at the January starting-block of a new school term. But if ever there’s a time for sunny-side-up optimism –…

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