Archive for ‘September, 2014’

Why Quitting Grad School Isn’t the End of the World

Your tuition is paid. Your books for the semester are purchased. You’ve arranged your schedule so that you never have to start a class earlier than…

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Life’s Too Short to Not Love Your Job: Why I Work at a Non-Profit

When you’re considering your career options, it’s easy to focus on large companies. They’re the ones with the big budgets and the cool stuff to hand…

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10 Surprising Things About Business School

Since you were five years old, you knew you wanted to be a part of the business world, trying on your father’s suits and carrying a…

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This is What it’s Like Working as a Video Producer and Editor

You press play. The film moves quicker than you thought it would, flashing images of your childhood best friend, laughing and jumping around. There’s a crackling…

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What Does Project Runway Have to Do With Working at a Non-Profit?

Here at AfterCollege, we love helping people navigate the transition between college and career. But many students wouldn’t even have the opportunity to make it to…

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How One Theatre Major Ended up in Customer Care

You’ve just spent the past four years immersing yourself in all aspects of theatre—the playwrights, the history, the technical aspects of putting on productions. So when…

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Basketball Shots: The Secret to Videoing for the NBA

You control people, toy with their emotions. With a simple signal you can make thousands gasp in horror or shout with excitement. The energy of the…

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How to Choose a Business School That Will Fit You

Your years post-college have been spent working with the Peace Corps and later at a job you really have no interest in. Now, you’ve decided to…

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3 Ways to Find People for Informational Interviews

It seemed like fate—I had just read an article describing the rustic, birdhouse-inspired design at Twitter and then I received an email from my graduate school…

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Why You Might Be Your Own Worst Enemy in Your Job Search

You just spent the past four years of your life at a university reading books and learning about stuff. The years before that were spent at…

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