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Broad Opportunities For Chicago Students With Advanced Degrees

For those seeking a career in psychology or the social sciences field, it is important to note how influential an advanced degree can be in creating more job opportunities.

11/03/2014

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Ask An Expert: Tips On Starting The College Search

The college search can be a daunting task for any student, regardless of the field they wish to enter. Martin Atkins, Department Chair at SAE Chicago, offers some tips on how to make the college search a bit easier.

10/31/2014

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Best Places To Go With Your Family Over The Weekend In Chicago

Chicago has something for everyone. No matter what your interests are, you can probably find something to fascinate you in the windy city. Check out five of our favorite family-friendly weekend activities in Chicago.

10/25/2014

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Best Laser Tag In Chicago

Laser tag isn’t just for teens anymore. Chicago-area laser tag arenas prove that this activity can cater towards all age groups.

10/24/2014

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Best Corn Mazes In The Chicago Area

Corn mazes can be a fun way to get the kids out of the city and partake in an activity in the brisk fall weather. Take advantage of this family-friendly activity with a few venues not too far from Chicago.

10/17/2014

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Best Haunted Houses Near Chicago

Haunted houses can be a great way to partake in a Halloween activity without having to dress up for the occasion. Chicago offers an exhilarating experience for those looking for a haunted house that isn’t for the faint of heart.

10/10/2014

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Fed Up With Parking Tickets, Chicago Entrepreneur Started Mobile App SpotHero

Parking in Chicago can be quite expensive, especially if you don’t know all the tricks in finding the right spot.

10/06/2014

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Pediatric Nurse Advises Chicago Students To Find, Follow Their Passion

Maureen Haugen, APN Manager & Pediatric Nurse Practitioner at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, offers some insight on how furthered education and certifications have helped to advance her career in the nursing field.

10/06/2014

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Chicago Information Security COO Gives Advice On Booming IT Field

The IT field can sometimes feel all-encompassing due to the fact that technology is so entwined in our daily lives.

10/06/2014

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Best 2014 Halloween Events For Kids In Chicago

Halloween in Chicago isn’t just for the pub crawls. Take advantage of the family-friendly activities offered in and around the city, and make their holiday extra special.

10/03/2014

Redmoon Theater (1463 W. Hubbard, www.redmoon.org) has been transforming the physical and cultural landscapes of Chicago since 1990. They've taken art to new heights and to the streets. On October 27, 2012, the spectacle was brought indoors with Boneshaker 2012, a Day of the Dead-inspired party that was much more merry than macabre. The event featured original Redmoon concepts such as DJ Mobile Unit 2.0, DJ FIRE, Skeleton drummers, and even a Punk Bird Choir. Guests dressed in their finest DIY costumes (think "Binders Full of Women") and store-bought garb (Greek gods and royalty--talk about the .000001%). Partygoers who made it to the witching hour were treated to a pancake breakfast provided by Baby Cakes. (Writing: Danette Chavez / Photo Credit: Christina Noël Photography)

Best 2014 Halloween Parties For Adults In Chicago

Halloween isn’t just for children, especially when there are so many options in and around Chicago. Throw on your best costume and show that candy isn’t the only draw for this ultra fun holiday.

10/02/2014

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Chicago Criminal Justice Educator Offers Insight Into Career Options

Criminal Justice degrees aren’t solely for those seeking a career in law enforcement. Keith Atterberry, offers some insight into how to succeed as a criminal justice educator.

09/29/2014

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There Are Opportunities To Innovate In The Chicago Medical Field

The health care field encompasses a number of different professions, from registered nurses to internal medicine doctors.

09/29/2014

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Chicago Psychologist Addresses Technology Related Behavior Issues

These technology-driven times have given rise to new issues in human behavior. Dr. Suzana E. Flores discusses how she has been able to use her psychology background to address these new technology-related issues.

09/29/2014

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Men Are Increasingly Choosing The Nursing Profession In Chicago

Michael Klusmeyer, Charge Nurse at Satellite Healthcare Glenview, is a great example of how the most important factor in achieving a successful career in nursing isn’t gender, but education.

09/22/2014

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Business Owner Offers Chicago IT Support, Outsourcing Solutions

Chad Holstead, owner of BKS Systems, puts his IT degree to good use by creating an IT support and outsourcing solution company to fill the growing need for technology professionals.

09/22/2014

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Increased Job Opportunities In Chicago For Special Education Teachers

Wendy Gonzales, teacher at Orozco Academy in Chicago, offers some insight into how an advanced degree, and additional specialization can help further a career in education.

09/22/2014

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Advanced Degrees Are Vital For ‘Credibility’ Says Chicago Director

While a bachelor’s degree was once considered adequate in many fields, the social sciences and psychology field is proving post-secondary education is critical to success.

09/15/2014

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Entrepreneurship Has Been ‘A Great Journey,’ For A Chicago CEO

Eddie Lou, co-founder/CEO of Shiftgig and co-founder of One Goal, has used his educational background to achieve a successful career and help thousands of job-seekers land employment, and low income high school students graduate from college.

09/15/2014

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Diversified Education Improves Your Chances Of Employment In Chicago

Billy Dec, CEO and founder of Rockit Ranch Productions in Chicago, offers some insight into increased career opportunities for those with a diverse educational background.

09/15/2014

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