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Shoham Geva

Entries by Shoham Geva

Should You Go to College Close to Home?

(1) Comments | Posted December 16, 2013 | 8:00 PM

As college costs are skyrocketing, many students and parents are looking for ways to minimize its financial impacts. And one of the most popular ways seems to be taking advantage of resources close to home -- namely, in-state schools or community colleges, both of which are becoming more and more...

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GM CEO Appointment Sobering Reminder of How Far We Still Have to Go

(5) Comments | Posted December 13, 2013 | 4:59 PM

On Tuesday, General Motors named their new CEO, current senior vice president for global product development Mary Barra. Barra will be the first female CEO of a major automaker. The announcement of her appointment proceeded to flood news and media publications, with most identifying the moment as a milestone for...

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For Love or for Money: The Politics of Picking a College Major

(0) Comments | Posted September 12, 2013 | 3:56 PM

By the second day of classes, there were already multiple postings in my college's Facebook group of roughly the same slideshow. Always bluntly titled (but generally accompanied with smiley faces by the poster in an attempt to balance things out), this slideshow wanted to tell me all about...

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10 Tips for Surviving the College Application Process

(2) Comments | Posted September 6, 2013 | 10:10 PM

So, it's college application season. Which sometimes can feel like open season on the masses of frantic college seniors scrambling to perfect the applications that determine the next four years of their lives.

Speaking as someone who's been there, it isn't enjoyable. You will be stressed. And sleep deprived. And...

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Over a Year and a Half After Trayvon Martin's Death, What We Should Focus on

(22) Comments | Posted September 6, 2013 | 12:21 PM

The outrage that flew across social media after George Zimmerman was found not guilty was almost legendarily intense. And scary. And most of all, it was self-righteous. People wanted to know how someone they had deemed so obviously guilty and so obviously racist could have gotten away with such a...

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5 Ways to Chase Your Passions in High School

(0) Comments | Posted September 3, 2013 | 12:08 PM

When it comes to applying to college, it's no longer just about the 4.0. Now it's about what you've done outside the classroom as well, which can be daunting for many otherwise promising students. While it may seem like there aren't many opportunities for you to make a demonstrable impact...

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A Dawning Moment of Truth for the GOP

(1) Comments | Posted August 30, 2013 | 6:37 PM

Several months after President Obama's successful 2012 reelection, a survey allegedly created by the Republican Party began circulating around popular social media sites such as Tumblr and Twitter. Billed as a way to discover how young people viewed the GOP and eventually taken by over 50,000 people, it asked questions...

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