Fashion blogger Leandra Medine, of ManRepeller.com, explains why fashion doesn’t have to be serious, how she initially started her blog to get a job and why there is no reason that brains and beauty can’t coexist.

(Source: Fast Company)

Summer Intern Gives Inside Scoop on Making Coffee

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Rebecca Kost has had a thing for coffee since she had her first sip at 3 years old. With that being said, the Food Industry Management junior at Michigan State University had a ball during her summer internship at Paramount Coffee in Lansing, MI.

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(Source: msutoday.msu.edu)

5 Lessons for High School Students Who Want to Change the World

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Jeremy Rossman details his experiences in programming along with the path he took to achieve his goals. He gives five tips for high school students who want to delve into their passions and carve out their own path.

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Smart Celebs Who Value Education

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As challenging as school can be for kids and adults who tolerate the struggle in hopes that they will be rewarded with a better life, it’s probably safe to assume that many of them would abandon their higher education pursuit if they became rich and famous. With that being said, it’s awesome to see examples of Hollywood success stories that worked harder at getting smarter.

 

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Stephen Ou: The Future Youth Entrepreneurship

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It’s safe to say that high school senior, Stephen Ou is ahead of his class. Without even being aware of what type of grades he is earning academically, his success as an entrepreneur is more than enough to earn the blue collar, wiz kid that status. The 500,000 users that have made their way to his popular web apps, led media outlets such as Forbes, Inc., Fast Company and Business Insider to recognize his genius.

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Paying for College: Grants and Scholarships

Learn about applying for grants and scholarships, two important college funding sources that don’t need to be paid back. For more information on financial aid options, visit: http://uof.ph/42t.

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Name: Marissa Mayer College: Stanford University Major: Symbolic Systems (B.A)/ Computer Science (M.A.) Occupation: CEO at Yahoo!

Name: Marissa Mayer
College: Stanford University
Major: Symbolic Systems (B.A)/ Computer Science (M.A.)
Occupation: CEO at Yahoo!

Message Matters: Alex Wier at TEDxTelfairStreet

The message matters, not the medium. It’s never been easier to reach people and never been harder to get their attention. The complexity with which messaging can be deployed is growing every day, forcing the message itself to become more true, more succinct, more simple.

(Source: ted.com)

Testing the Waters Before Diving In

By Trenay Tate

My freshman year of college, I was not completely sure about what I wanted to study. I have a lot of interests and hobbies, but it can be tough to transfer what you like into a career. Because I was undecided in my major, I was able to take some classes that sparked my interest to figure out what path fit me the best. Over the summer, I completed an internship with my mother’s friend, Ms. Myleik Teele. She owned Art of Facts PR, an Atlanta-based public relations and marketing firm. During my internship, I learned a lot about the industry, internships and myself.

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In this clip, sales trainer/motivational speaker Victor Antonio (@VictorAntonio) explains the importance of pursuing your like to find your passion. Antonio is an author, trainer and speaker who is proof that the American dream of success is alive and well. A poor upbringing from one of the roughest areas of Chicago didn’t stop Victor from earning a B.S. Electrical Engineering, an MBA and building a 20 year career as a top sales executive and becoming CEO of a multimillion dollar high-tech company.

Log on to http://www.victorantonio.com for more info.

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