Category Archives: College

4 Ways to Build Valuable Career Skills This Summer

Summer Students

Summer means you’re one step closer to graduation, and entering a competitive job market. So now is the time to differentiate yourself by gaining the special skills that will help you stand out from your peers and get the job you want when you graduate.

Here are four ways to build valuable career skills this summer…   

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Have You Announced Your Graduation on LinkedIn Publisher?

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I just saw a creative and powerful use of LinkedIn Publisher!

Nicholas Anfeldt, a 2015 grad in Computer Security, announced his achievement to his 500+ member network. After seeing this unique use of Publisher, it occurred to me: LinkedIn Publisher is a top place to share your news. A no-brainer!
   

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Is An Accelerated Master’s Program Right for You?

Accelerated Masters Degree

Many of us follow a similar educational path: An undergraduate degree, work for a few years, and return to school for a master’s degree.

Of course, some students immediately transition from college to graduate school. However, the conventional wisdom has always been that graduate school is most useful once you have a few years of work experience under your belt…   

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In-Demand College Degrees of the 21st Century [Infographic]

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What are the hottest degrees of this century? What majors are in high demand?

From cyber security to game design to nanotechnology, this infographic from TopOnlineDegrees.org provides some great insight into the careers many experts believe will be the big winners of the 21st Century…   

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10 Questions Every New Grad Wants to Ask (And the Answers)

Recent Graduate

You’re so close to graduation you can feel it, but your head is also spinning (read: freaking out) with questions about post-grad life. Questions that some of you happened to tell us, and that we got real experts to answer.

So, read up. You can thank us later…   

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So You’re Graduating? Now What? [Infographic]

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To help celebrate all the recent and upcoming graduation ceremonies, today we present this amazing infographic by Mint, Quicken and our good friend, Jenny Blake titled, “You’re Graduating… Now What?”

Based on Jenny’s classic book, Life After College, the infographic serves as a roadmap for just about everything you need to know now that you are (finally) a college graduate…   

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