Archive for ‘July, 2014’

How to Give Back As an Alum Without Opening Your Wallet

I don’t know about yours, but my alma mater’s alumnae donations office calls at least once a week. The exchange usually goes something like this: Me:…

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How to Brave the Bureaucracy And Land a Teaching Job in Spain

Cobblestone streets imbued with centuries of history. Quiet afternoons where the streets are empty as everyone returns home for siesta. Enticing aromas beckoning from corner cafés.…

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14 Tech Jobs For Non-Technical People

We all know that the tech industry is red hot right now, but that doesn’t do you a lot of good if you’re coming from a…

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Working in Admissions: One Way to Guide Students Without Being a Professor

It’s kind of crazy that I don’t remember her name, but I’ll never forget the way she made me feel—and how much she influenced my entire…

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Do Cool Sh*t

Here’s something you don’t often hear when you ask people about their aspirations: “I want to spend my life doing something really boring.” Nope. Ask anyone…

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8 Things That the Job Search Struggle And Hiking Have in Common

What does hiking have to do with your job search? Our summer Editorial & Social Media Intern Shane Zackery recently discovered that these two seemingly unrelated activities might…

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How to Tell If Grad School Is Right For You

There’s one area where you feel pretty qualified as an expert. Crafting edible meals out of questionable cafeteria food? Well, that’s up there. Going the longest…

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22 Things For Your 22nd Year

Hi there AfterCollege Blog readers! This is Melissa Suzuno (Content Marketing Manager here at AfterCollege). I wanted to take a moment to introduce you to someone…

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It’s Been a Year! What We Learned From Our First Real Jobs

Hi! I’m not sure if you remember us, but we’re the AfterCollege interns. Well, actually we’re no longer interns. A year after starting as the “newbs”…

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The Career Story and Advice You Need to Hear Before Starting a Career in HR

Pauline Bailey, Director of Human Resources at Punahou School, answers the phone and I immediately understand how she’s excelled in the field. There’s a laugh in…

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