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Campus Overload: October 10, 2010 - October 16, 2010

The five types of college drinkers

A new study of college drinkers has found that about two-thirds of students binge drink on a weekly basis -- for a guy, that means chugging down five drinks in two hours. For women, it's four drinks. On average, students said they did so about twice a week.

By Jenna Johnson  | October 15, 2010; 4:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Night Life  | Tags:  Binge Drinking  
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News Flash: Study-abroad students drink a lot

Yes, yes, studying abroad is an absolutely amazing opportunity to immerse oneself in a different culture, become fluent in a foreign language and take a wine pairing class. But, come on, it's also an opportunity to party.

By Jenna Johnson  | October 13, 2010; 12:57 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Night Life  | Tags:  University of Washington  
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Across generations, what are dating dealbreakers?

Liz Lemon of 30 Rock made it easy for women everywhere to gently (well, actually, not so gently) tell their friends to ditch a guy: "That's a dealbreaker, ladies!" Washington Post reporter Lois Romano wrote a fabulous story on just this topic for today's paper, along with her daughters Kristen Holmes, 24, and Jenna Holmes, 20.

By Jenna Johnson  | October 13, 2010; 12:02 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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You're not Angelina Jolie -- but you can do an international internship

Internships are the new jobs. Many companies, corporations and nonprofits are seeing the profit in having eager workers who are willing to work for free, for less than someone else or for free with benefits. And an international internship can really help boost your resume.

By Jenna Johnson  | October 11, 2010; 1:39 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  D.C. Interns  | Tags:  Internships, Juniata College  
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Hey, college dropouts, stop costing taxpayers millions!

The American Institutes for Research announced Monday that students who drop out of college before their sophomore year cost taxpayers millions. Between 2003 and 2008, the grand national tallies reached $6.2 billion in state appropriations and $2.9 billion in grants. The state average was about $120.5 million.

By Jenna Johnson  | October 11, 2010; 12:09 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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