It started with a pair of socks.
That was the first swipe of my credit card as an undergraduate student. Soon I was purchasing other things I needed, like food and textbooks. Then, finally, the card was just a reason to purchase new clothes that I did not need.
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I remember sitting at my desk, with a letter in hand from Oklahoma State University. It stated that if I attended their graduate school I would have my tuition waived. And I still wasn’t sure if I wanted to do it.
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Over the years, I’ve talked a lot with friends about the challenges of a Saturday night out. After a long week of study and writing papers, we all just want to hang out and have a good time—but that can lead to a bad time when you get your tab at last call.
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The rise of technology has made life a constant battle to stay focused on your goals—whether that’s losing weight, getting straight A’s for the semester, or graduating from college in 4 years. Individuals, for the most part, let things like social media keep them occupied, instead of focusing on accomplishing their goals.
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TULSA, Okla., March 14, 2015 — As a student moves into middle school, his or her creative mind starts to become more like a factory assembly line, processing information and not asking questions. This is largely due to the widespread move toward constant state testing and data gathering and decades of teacher-to-student instruction where the teacher talks and students listen without having to think on their own.
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TULSA, Okla., February 28, 2015 — Hip hop artists and professional athletes have something in common: Most go bankrupt during or at the end of their careers. There are only so many shoe deals, commercials, and sponsorships available for either hip hop artists or athletes, and both tend to live large.
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TULSA, Oklahoma, February 14, 2015 – Since the beginning of the 2007 housing bubble the media has been focusing on the high levels of student debt that has exceeded $1 trillion dollars. Students are graduating with mounting debt that can exceed $40,000 for an undergraduate degree and not learn a single valuable skill that will make them employable. Parents are starting to ask college administrators whether it is even worth it to send their child to college when they come out learning no new skill other than knowing how to study.
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