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Women’s organizations and interested parties are invited to a celebration honoring the 45th anniversary of the 1977 National Women’s Conference on Thursday. The celebration will begin with a reenactment of the passing of the torch during a 1977 marathon led by former mayor Annise Parker at the historical marker by...

When applying to grad school, there are many questions you will have to consider.  “What opportunities will I be getting?” “Is this worth it?”  “Will I be living in a High School Musical spinoff where they all go to college? And Zac Efron will take my hand and bring me to all his basketball...

If you’ve been wondering whether or not to apply to grad school, here is a checklist for the steps needed to apply at The University of Houston. 1) Start an application through the ApplyWeb website at UH. To start an application, you must create an account. Creating an account will allow you to view anything...

The exacerbating pressures of transitioning from an undergraduate student to a graduate student can be quite a challenge when your non-academic life is difficult to balance.  Graduate school is a transcendent experience for a young adult. Coming up with enough money for rent with an entry-level job, dealing with...

The benefits of a master’s degree are undeniable; higher salaries, competitive advantages and more opportunities for growth and networking. While not all career paths and degrees require a master’s, here are some degrees that are better off with one.  Business According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, in...

Most of us expect 17 total years of schooling. Four years of college, four of high school, three years of middle school and six or seven years of elementary school. School already takes up a massive chunk of our lives! Even so, a few of us go further than just an undergraduate career. Enter: the master’s...

You will spend 10-15 years of your life working at a job. That’s 90,000 hours. Minimum. That’s a long time to spend doing something that doesn’t make you happy. Or even worse, doing something that makes you feel miserable. It’s difficult to fit self-exploration into a busy schedule, especially that of...

Perhaps you have heard the saying “you have the same 24 hours as Beyonce?” While technically true, unfortunately, we don’t all have the same resources as Beyonce does in her 24 hours. So how do we make the most of it? There are so many things to do, all the time, as college students, as young adults, as parents, as...

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Let’s be real; The world goes round because of money. Without money, you can’t enjoy the delights that come from a capitalist society. But what if college is not something you can afford or even want to do? Fear not, many have asked themselves this question and found themselves taking an alternative path to their...