Category Archives: College

Terrible Career Advice for New Grads: Beware These 10 Bad Tips

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We’re over half way through May. That means college graduations are in full throttle and there is a good chance you know someone who is about to leave the safety of school and start living in the real world. Of course, there are many gems of wisdom you can give new grads.

On the other hand, people tend to give terrible career advice far too often…   

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Career Preparation: Here’s How to Get Ready for the Real World Right Now

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You’re graduating soon. And you need a J-O-B now. But, let’s not think of it as just getting any old job.

This is career preparation. After all, that’s why you went to college, right?   

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Summer Planning for College Students: Making the Most of Your Time Off [Infographic]

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As a college student today, can you really afford to waste those months on an extended vacation? Shouldn’t you use the time to further your career development?

All it takes is a little summer planning…   

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4 Important Career Skills Gained by Working During Your College Years

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It’s not uncommon for college students to work part-time while they’re in school. For some, it’s even a necessity. But there’s more to gain from working during your college years than just some extra cash.

They’re also opportunities for “real world” preparation…   

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15 Career Driven Questions to Ask During Your Next College Tour

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For high school students, touring college campuses provides much insight. Of course, most prospective students will ask about dorms, dining hall food, courses and curricula and even campus safety.

But they don’t ask the important career driven questions…   

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College Activities that Help You Build Career Skills

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Making the move from college to starting your career can be an exciting or stressful time for fresh graduates, depending on their preparation, chosen field, and a whole host of factors that are outside anyone’s control. In a market where some are saying a bachelor’s degree is the new high school diploma, smart college students are developing relevant career skills to separate themselves from the pack.   

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