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Seven Tips For Picking The Right College Major

For some students, choosing a major is a no-brainer.  They know exactly what they want to do in life and what major will help them get them on their way.  But if you’re in the roughly 80% of students who head to college “Undecided” choosing a field of study can be overwhelming.  According to Dr. Andy Grant, dean of academic services at Walsh University, students should begin researching colleges as early as their freshman year in high school.  Talk to friends and family who have recently been to college and ask them about their experiences.  Consider things like the size of the school, if it’s public or private, what programs and extra-curriculars are offered.

Seven Tips For Picking The Right College Major

Source: Walsh University

Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity is a pressing issue in today’s society.  Obesity rates in the past three decades have tripled.  Children in American are at a significantly higher risk of becoming obese or overweight.  Not only does this cause health issues later in their lives but it causes children to live a life that could not be fulfilling.

Childhood Obesity

Source: Let’s Move

The Real Cost Of Trucking In The United States

An in-depth look at the costs of trucking in the US.

The Real Cost Of Trucking In The United States

Source: Quick Transport Solutions

Every Dog Has Its Day

The National Hot Dog and Sausage Council – yes there is an official council – estimates that baseball fans will consume more than 20 million hot dogs over the course of the 2013 Major League Baseball season.  Take a look at all the calories, and dollars, that a splurge at the park can cost you.

Every Dog Has Its Day

Source: Coupon Cabin

Written In The Stars: Exploring Astrology

Astrology is the study of the position fo the sun, stars, moon and planets at the time of people’s birth and how they can shape their personalities, affect their romantic relationships and predict their economic fortunes.

Written In The Stars: Exploring Astrology

Source: The Mirror