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Life isn’t Fair…Get use to it!

Life isn’t Fair…Get use to it!

Common Sense Rules from Bill Gates! Rule 1: Life is not fair — get used to it! Rule 2: The world won’t care about your self-esteem. The world will expect you to accomplish something BEFORE you feel good about yourself. Rule 3: You will NOT make $60,000 a year right out of high school. You won’t be a vice-president with a car phone until you earn both. Rule 4: If you think your teacher is tough, wait till you get a boss. Rule 5: Flipping burgers is not beneath your […]

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Define Your Purpose!

Define your purpose. Define who you are. What drives you? What motivates you? Who motivates you? Why do you exist and what is your purpose in life? Share your thoughts, ideas and passion!!! Take Action!                           Orlando Espinosa   Emineo Media

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Here’s to the Misfits, The Rebels and The Trouble-Makers!

Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The trouble-makers. The round heads in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules, and they have no respect for the status-quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify, or vilify them. But the only thing you can’t do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think […]

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Regarding the Attitude!

The longer I live, the more I realize the impact of attitude on life. Attitude to me is more important than facts. It is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than failures, than success, than what other people think or say or do. It is more important than appearance, gift, or skill. It will make or break a company…a church…a home. The remarkable thing is we have a choice every day regarding the attitude we will embrace for that day. We cannot change our past…we […]

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The Characteristics of a Successful Leader!

There’s plenty of information written about leaders and what makes them successful. A successful leader will exhibit many characteristics, traits and actions that will cause people to follow them. Here are a few thoughts on what I believe are key to a successful leader. • Lead because you want to • Lead with compassion and truth • Deliver a message that inspires and motivates • Live by the code others will emulate • Provide a vision for the future. Offer hope • Provide those you lead a chance to shine […]

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Scholarship Opportunities,,,Where to Look for Them?

There are many scholarship opportunities available, so never limit yourself to applying for just one. Research as many funding sources as you can, and learn which ones you may qualify for, then apply promptly. Find at least two search engines with which you’re comfortable–use both to search for scholarship opportunities. Three good examples include http://www.collegeanswer.com/, http://www.fastweb.com/ and http://www.scholarships.com/. International students, be sure to search http://www.internationalscholarships.com/. Remember to check the schools that you are applying to. Many schools offer scholarships to students that seek them. Use your parents/family members! Many companies […]

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Keep Life Simple!

Keep Laughing Keep Finding Humor Keep Learning Keep Dreaming Keep Writing Keep Networking Keep Building Opportunities Keep Life Simple

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More than $141 Million to State Education Agencies

by rich_w The U.S. Department of Education Awards More than 1 Million to State Education Agencies October 2010 is grant month at the Department of Education; or so it would seem. The USDE has shelled out another 0 million plus to state education agencies in hopes of improving college access, including expanded online programs. The funding comes from the Department’s College Access Challenge Program and has been dispersed amongst the 50 states as well as 5 territories, the District of Columbia and the Republic of Palau. The program hopes to […]

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Excellent Scholarship Resources!

1. Adventures in Education: Use this quick search engine to learn about 15,000 scholarships available to a wide variety of students and college needs. 2. Broke Scholar: You don’t need to be broke to find scholarships at this search engine, home to over 850,000 scholarship award listings. Fill out a profile that provides information about you and your goals, and you can define your search to fit your specific needs. 3. Careers and Colleges: You can register for free to search through over seven billion dollars in college scholarships and […]

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Where can I find Scholarships?

High School Guidance Counselors – Counselor should be able to provide you with information regarding many scholarships. In addition to national scholarships, be sure to ask about local scholarship opportunities that may have a much smaller applicant pool. College or University – Research the college’s website/catalog and financial aid office for information regarding scholarships they offer. A school may award these automatically when you are admitted or you may have to apply separately. Make sure you also contact them to ensure you are award of scholarships that may not be […]

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