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The 10 Best Sites for Finding an Internship in 2016

By Karsten Strauss

College students and new graduates have more resources for finding an internship than ever. In addition to the time-tested strategy of scouring their own networks of friends, family and contacts, young people in search of an entry-level position or valuable experience in the workplace have many quality search engines to look through. Here are ten of the best.

Charlie's Produce Offers Debt-Free College Education to Employees and Dependents Who Attend APU

The Positive Aspects of Student Loan Debt

By Ryan Laspina
Senior Specialist, Red Flags and External Reviews at APUS

Whether you hear presidential candidates speaking on it, read it in the newspaper, or see it on the news, student loan debt seems to be an insurmountable problem with no solution and no positive consequences. While the total student loan debt in this country is absolutely absurd, that does not necessarily mean that student loan debt is completely negative.

Tips for Low-Income Students to Cut College Costs

Picking Your Professor: When You Should Branch Out

By Dr. Randall Cuthbert
Associate Professor, Emergency & Disaster Management at American Public University

Taking courses from as wide a variety of instructors as possible brings the knowledge from each into your knowledge base. The wisdom becomes uniquely your own and is greater than the sum of the parts. That’s a successful use of instructor resources. Shop for your instructors like you shop for anything else. They all have bios out there. Learn what each has to offer, engage them frequently, and use them to your best advantage!

Universities Are Not 'Trade Schools,' but They Should Prepare Students for the Workforce