Archive for ‘December, 2014’

Building a Better Future with AmeriCorps and Habitat for Humanity

Graduation is starting to loom on the horizon, but you’re still not sure what you want to do. Should you leave the country to do a…

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How to Dress Like a Fashionista on a Recent Graduate Budget

The click of my Louboutins against the New York City pavement is lost on the ears of passersby as the horn of the taxi I’m about…

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I Took a Chance on a Tweet—And Look Where It Got Me

Emma Stone’s lip sync battle with Jimmy Fallon. Charlie and his older brother. Women who REALLY love cats. When a single video can rack up millions…

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How to Match Your Résumé to a Job Description

You’re a resume pro. Three impressive internships, a volunteer position, and extensive academic projects made you an entry level expert in your field. But, getting that first…

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What’s It Like to Be in AmeriCorps?

College is a time of unbridled enthusiasm—whether you’re learning how to identify themes of magical realism in Salman Rushdie’s novels, developing the ability to create a…

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What It’s Like Living in Washington, DC as a Recent Graduate

Can I confess something? When I think of the people who live in our nation’s capital, I picture old “geezers” wearing white powdered wigs and saying…

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Are You Smarter Than a Machine? And Does Your Résumé Prove It?

If you’re fed up with sending in your résumé to bajillions of companies and never getting any responses, you’re not alone. Whenever we ask students and…

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How Volunteering Taught Me to Be Fake—And Why That’s a Good Thing

Want to know what I learned by volunteering? How to be fake. Now, before you jump in and start lecturing me about the importance of being…

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The Ultimate Guide to Budgeting as a Twentysomething

Time for a little pop quiz. Choose which of the following best describes your approach to money: A: As long as I don’t open my bank…

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Want to Work With a Recruiter in Your Job Search? Here’s How

So, you’re looking for a job. It’s pretty hard, isn’t it? Wouldn’t you like a little help? Well, one way you can get this help is by working…

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