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First woman enlists to become a Navy SEAL

In 2016 the Pentagon knocked down walls restricting women from key positions on the battlefield. Now combat positions including special ops are open to...

Timothy Doner: What it’s like to speak 20 languages?

For 20-year-old Tim Doner, a trip to the kebab shop isn't just a means to spiced meat — it's a way to teleport himself...

When (and When Not) to Take Advice

I’ve received all kinds of advice in my life, both welcome and unwelcome. Most of this advice is easy to divide into two piles: “good” or...

How to Make the Most of a College Visit

In this age of apps, google map, virtual college tours, electronic guidebooks and private college tours, there is still no match for the gut feeling...

What does a firefighter wear?

Firefighters have one of the most dangerous jobs in the world. Walking into a house fire that could reach 1000 degrees in under a...

What Does It Really Mean to Get a Perfect Score on...

Getting a perfect score on the SAT or ACT is thought to be among highest accolades a high school student can attain. According to...

What Does It Really Mean to Be a Shepherd?

Have you ever seen a large group of sheep feeding in green pastures along a hillside? They might look like peaceful, docile creatures, but they can actually be a lot of work. To...

What Does it Take to Become an Audiologist?

An audiologist diagnoses and treats hearing and balance disorders. He or she uses various instruments to measure hearing loss and determine its cause. After...

Should you submit my resume as a Word doc or PDF?

Your resume’s ready to go out there and get you the job. You’ve updated it, highlighted your transferable skills, and triple-checked for typos. Now...

Can Playing Video Games Be Your Full-Time Job?

  IN 1997 Dennis Fong, better known by his online pseudonym "Thresh", became an internet hero when his skills at "Quake", an early first-person shoot-'em-up,...

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