Category Archives: College

11 Tips for Young Pros Looking to Pursue Entrepreneurship


At YouTern, we’ve been talking a lot lately about the “Gig Economy” and how the workplace will soon be dominated by contractors, super-temps and freelancers. But about that other group of independently-minded young careerist who wants to go it alone… but wants to build something amazing – like their own start-up or small business. Yep, we’re talking about a person taking independence to a whole ‘nother level: the entrepreneur. And so we don’t leave them out of the recent conversations about going it alone, we asked members of the Young Entrepreneur Council this question: What advice would you give young   

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10 FREE Apps Every College Student Needs Right Now

10 Free Apps

College students are constantly connected to a variety of gadgets, from smartphones to tablets and laptops to wearables. And both Apple and Android offer dozens of apps to help them get the most out of their work and play.

Here are 10 of the best apps I use on a regular basis…    

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Online vs. Traditional College: How They Stack Up [Infographic]


We’ve begun to expect flexibility from just about every aspect of our lives, including from our employers. So shouldn’t we expect flexibility from our educators, too? Apparently, yes. Because more and more colleges are offering flexible schedules and online, self-paced classes. But how do those online courses and programs compare to a traditional education? This infographic from Affordable Online Colleges answers that question. They also show how online versus traditional education will change over the years, which majors are most affected and even how much the two different forms of education may cost you. Take a look… and then make   

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15 Decent Paying Jobs That Don’t Require a Four Year Degree


What if college wasn’t required for a fulfilling career? What if a young adult could spend four years working at a great job instead of attending college? Well, they can!

Here are 15 well-paying jobs that don’t require a four year degree…   

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How to Translate Book Smarts into Job Search Success

success puzzle

You’ve probably heard that it’s not exactly what you learn in school that counts – because the content itself is kind of like the weights you lift…

It doesn’t matter what color the weights are, what matters is the muscles they build, and your experience has refined muscles that you may not have even realized you’ve been building…   

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7 Important Attitude Adjustments for Job Seekers

Attitude Changes Everything

Dear College Student, I’m 52 years old, have been in the workforce for three decades, have three children and coach soccer and basketball. So as you can tell, I’m a Boomer. More important to this conversation, I also work where the local high school is located, which gives me a birds-eye view of how students act, and present themselves, in public. Of course, to say all the students act inappropriately would paint me as a grumpy old man, as my children sometimes call me. It would also be inaccurate and unfair to the “kids” who are outstanding citizens. I realize   

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