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27 Celebrities’ College Majors That You Never Would Have Predicted

Samuel L. Jackson, Marine Biologist!

College Candy | February 15, 2016 - 3:00 pm

What It Takes … To Write A Novel (Part 3!)

Presenting the best advice on writing a novel, from novelists James Tadd Adcox, Susan Breen, and Kathleen Rooney! Plus, enter to win an amazing prize, including a 10-week fiction writing

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 8, 2015 - 9:00 am

What It Takes … To Write A Novel (Part 2!)

Presenting the best advice on writing a novel, from novelists James Tadd Adcox, Susan Breen, and Kathleen Rooney! Plus, enter to win an amazing prize, including a 10-week fiction writing

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 7, 2015 - 10:00 am

Watch This Series On The Reality Of Gay Conversion Therapy

VICE has finished up its three-part series on gay conversion therapy. [VICE]
Erskine College in South Carolina has issued a statement that it is officially anti-gay, after two…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 27, 2015 - 6:30 pm

All Overworked Professionals Will LOL At This “Employee Appreciation Day” Video

Every once in a while, we fail. Even when we’ve tried our absolute best, things don’t always work out in our favor. Maybe you put in long hours to win…

Katie Oldenburg | November 7, 2014 - 1:30 pm

25 Reasons College Is Not At All Like Real Life

Ah, college. I remember the first day like it happened yesterday. The smell of new paint covering beer-stained dorm room walls. The RAs’ stale greetings in matching neon shirts and Sharpie’d…

Alyson Penn | August 11, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Want To Make Equal Pay For Equal Work? Don’t Become An Insurance Agent

The wage gap has closed somewhat in a lot of industries, but when it comes to insurance agents, forget it. In a new study from the Bureau of Labor Statistics,…

Julie Gerstein | February 14, 2013 - 9:40 am

You’re Hired! 26 Tips To Help You Score The Job You Want

As anyone who’s had a frustrating conversation with their parents knows, the job market just ain’t what it used to be. Where our parents generation may have switched jobs four…

Julie Gerstein | February 13, 2013 - 11:00 am

Is It Friday Yet? A Field Guide To Terrible Office Humor

Last week, I had my friend Katelyn over to spend the day co-working at my house. Usually I work from home alone, which I don’t mind, but I was thrilled…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | December 6, 2012 - 9:00 am

10 Jobs For The Celebrity-Obsessed

If your goal in life is to work with George Clooney, but you have zero acting ability, consider these 10 career paths. Any one of them could eventually get you…

Newser | May 9, 2012 - 4:50 pm

French Photographer Predicts Women’s Jobs Of The Future — In 1902

In 1902, photographer A. Bergertet shot a series of images imaging the bizarre jobs that women of the future might have. Women working? HOW WILD! Bergertet came up with a…

Julie Gerstein | March 9, 2012 - 2:40 pm

Our Hormones, Our Careers

A new study done at Pennsylvania State University found that hormones may play a role in women’s carer choices. A group of 125 men and women between the ages of…

Ami Angelowicz | September 20, 2011 - 5:20 pm

22 Guy Careers That Sound Great On Paper, But Just Aren’t In Actuality

When I was younger, I thought that dating a professional baseball player would be awesome. Free VIP seating at every game, the notoriety of being a celebrity wife, plus getting

Kamilah Black | July 28, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Do You Ever Wish You Could Totally Change Careers?

If you could make a radical career change, would you? If you’re like Chad Hurley, the guy who founded YouTube, you absolutely would. Hurley founded YouTube in 2005 and sold…

Julie Gerstein | November 11, 2010 - 8:30 pm

“What Do You Do?” Week: Anne, Coroner Investigator And Autopsy Tech

This week, we’re spending a little time learning all about you and the awesome and unexpectedly cool jobs you do. Each one of these profiles was culled from you, dear

Julie Gerstein | October 15, 2010 - 6:30 pm

“What Do You Do?” Week: Kim, Phenomenal Weather Woman

This week, we’re spending a little time learning all about you and the awesome and unexpectedly cool jobs you do. Each one of these profiles was culled from you, dear

Julie Gerstein | October 13, 2010 - 4:00 pm

“What Do You Do?” Week: Alyssa, The Funny Girl

This week, we’re spending a little time learning all about you and the awesome and unexpectedly cool jobs you do. Each one of these profiles was culled from you, dear

Julie Gerstein | October 12, 2010 - 7:00 pm

“What Do You Do?” Week: Sarene, Cool Copy Editor

This week, we’re spending a little time learning all about you and the awesome and unexpectedly cool jobs you do. Each one of these profiles was culled from you, dear

Julie Gerstein | October 12, 2010 - 2:30 pm

“What Do You Do?” Week: Erica, Trial Coordinator, Families Of Murder Victims

This week, we’re spending a little time learning all about you and the awesome and unexpectedly cool jobs you do. Each one of these profiles was culled from you, dear

Julie Gerstein | October 11, 2010 - 5:30 pm

“What Do You Do?” Week: Kaitlin, Geologist

This week, we’re spending a little time learning all about you and the awesome and unexpectedly cool jobs you do. Each one of these profiles was culled from you, dear

Julie Gerstein | October 11, 2010 - 4:00 pm
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