Tips for Planning the Perfect Graduation Party in 2023

Melissa W.
Congratulations on your graduation! This is a momentous occasion, and you deserve to be honored with a party that is as special as you are. Now that your hard work is done, it’s time to celebrate! Here are some tips on how to plan the perfect graduation party:

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Top 5 Colleges for Marine Biology

Melissa W.
Are you an ocean life enthusiast looking to take it to the next level, or a well-established adult who wishes you followed through on your dolphin trainer career dream as a 7 year old? Either way, this list is for you!

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Top 5 Colleges for Running

Melissa W.
It’s Patriots Day (read: Marathon Monday) here in New England and we are celebrating the 127th running of the Boston Marathon! A whopping 30,000 runners from over 100 countries are taking on the grueling 26.2 miles from Hopkinton to Boston. It’s an inspirational day, to say the least, especially when you watch the 6,000 runners representing 42 charities who aren’t your typical marathon runners putting everything they’ve got to reach the finish line. In honor of today, here are 5 top colleges for student-athlete runners:

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Top 5 Universities for Pursuing A Criminal Justice Degree

Melissa Woelflein
Getting a criminal justice degree can be a great way to jumpstart a career in law enforcement, corrections, investigations, and similar, on top of being a positive way to give back to your community through service work. Areas of study for a criminal justice degree are vast and, according to U.S. News & World Report include specialized programs in “juvenile justice, criminal law, the judicial process, administration theory and evaluations, and crime prevention.” If you're interested in pursuing a degree in criminal justice, you'll want to research the school that best fits your career goals; each one offers unique specializations. Here are some of the top universities in the US for criminal justice degrees:

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Top Colleges for Pursuing Ballet

Melissa Woelflein
If you're a dancer or have a child who dreams of pursuing it as a professional career, you'll need to get a strong foundation in ballet. What is the best way to do that? Attend one of the top colleges for ballet in the country!

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William T. Frantz Elementary, Ruby Bridges, and the Desegregation of Schools

Melissa Woelflein
November 14th, 1960 at a time when racial tensions were arguably at an all-time-high, 6-year-old Ruby Bridges bravely walked up the steps of William T. Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans, LA. At that moment, Ruby became the first Black student to desegregate the all-white school.

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4 College Majors to Love in 2023

Melissa Woelflein
Not loving your current career and looking for a switch or not sure where to go after graduating high school? Check out these 4 college majors to love in 2023.

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Career Spotlight: Respiratory Therapist

Melissa Woelflein
If you’re considering a career in the healthcare field, you might want to explore respiratory therapy. US News & World Report rates respiratory therapy among the top 25 healthcare support careers and their need is on the rise, largely in part due to the effects from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Education of Mrs. Coretta Scott King

Melissa W.
We’d be remiss if we celebrated the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. without acknowledging the backbone of his activism, his wife, Coretta Scott King. Afterall, she spearheaded the campaign to make his birthday a national holiday. While we know her as a lifelong human rights activist and champion of The Civil Rights Movement, she was first a decorated student before becoming a pivotal voice in social justice advocacy.

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Class of 2023 – This is YOUR Year!

Melissa W.
It’s a new year, which means an entirely new class of graduates are getting set to walk across the stage this coming spring, finally getting a chance to turn their tassels from right to left and celebrate their accomplishments in front of a sea of family, friends, and colleagues. 

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