Today’s mobile devices are just as powerful as any personal computer, so it’s important that you take the same online safety precautions with your smartphone and tablet as you do with your computer.

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Nicolet College’s most recent Nursing graduates posted a 100 percent pass rate on their first attempt at the national licensing exam to become registered nurses.

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Social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter are a great way to stay connected with others, but you should be wary about how much personal information you post. Threats commonly found on social networking sites include the following:

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International travel can open your eyes to new ways of living and allow you to think outside of your "normal." Ocie Kilgus, Nicolet Spanish Instructor, shares how even a seemingly small difference between Guatemalan yards and our own bring new considerations, thought, and respect for beauty:

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Phishing email messages are crafted to look as if they’ve been sent from a legitimate organization. They often urge you to act quickly because your account has been compromised or someone is trying to send you money. Don’t take the bait!

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It’s more important than ever to “Be Cyber Aware.” But what does that really mean? Simply put, it means thinking through your daily interactions with technology whether that’s checking your email, posting to social media, or shopping online.

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The New Year often inspires people to become more physically active, but what about improving your financial fitness? Now is a great time to take action in financing your college education. There are still a few weeks left apply for FREE money, so don’t miss out.
 

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It's February, which means that winter is starting to feel a little long, especially in the Northwoods when we may be looking at a couple more months of snow and cold temperatures. But Nicolet can help you beat those winter blues!

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When it comes to studying, some people prefer to study in quiet spots; others prefer a little bit of action around them. Here at Nicolet College, there are many obvious and “hidden gem” areas that would make perfect study spots. Here are a few of our favorites:

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Writing a winning scholarship essay can mean the difference between receiving an award check and an email thanking you for your application. So how do you write a memorable essay that stands out? Here are a few tips to get you started.

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Students studying outdoors at Nicolet College