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Top 5 Engineering Careers (Besides Software Engineering)

Software engineers are just the tip of the iceberg. You can have a lucrative and fulfilling engineering career without dedicating your life to developing the latest iPhone app. That’s why it’s important to explore engineering majors wisely. With this in mind, I’ve compiled a list of the top five engineering careers…

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What You Should Know About Getting Your Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree

It takes us places, never stops, manages itself, and does not require any oil or batteries to keep it running. What is this contraption that I’m talking about? Have we finally created a 100% eco-friendly car? Sadly, no. The vehicle I’m talking about is the human body—the most important vehicle…

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Living in New York City as a Recent Graduate

You hear the little telltale click on your electronic kettle and rush over to the kitchen to pour the steaming water into your styrofoam cup. Ah, the sweet smell of shrimp and seaweed-infused broth with just a hint of spice. If this is what comes to your mind when you…

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How to Do Meaningful Work: Become a Mental Health Occupational Therapist

You meet him. He’s young. Twenty years old at most. His large brown eyes, shaded by a baseball cap, don’t meet yours as he reaches out a hand in greeting. With a smile you sit and gesture for him to do the same. He does, folding his hands on the…

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What It’s Like Working as the Wellness Coordinator at the YMCA

As we come up into the holiday season, are you prepared to answer all of your relatives when they ask, “So, what are you majoring in?” Why is everyone so interested in what you’re studying? I mean, even here at AfterCollege, we are focused on what you’ve chosen to learn about…

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The Truth About Becoming a Veterinarian (You Need More Than Just a Love of Animals)

Your brain aches from exhaustion and you’re guzzling down that eighth cup of coffee like it’s water. Bleary eyed, you push away those thoughts that are creeping in the recesses of your already occupied mind; yes, that is four cumulative exams that you have at the end of this week.…

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What You Need to Know About Becoming a Physical Therapist

“Does everyone get this sweaty?!” I exclaimed as I held a simple lunge in a small room at the Jaco Rehab clinic. My hair stuck in clumps to the back of my neck and the sides of my forehead. Above my upper lip, a line of sweat had formed and…

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From Java to Gemstones: How I Started My Own Jewelry Company

Yee-ow! You just burned yourself for the THIRD time today while frothing up what must be the five billionth cappuccino you’ve made this week. Your feet ache. Your back throbs. And you’ve forgotten what it’s like to keep a manicure intact for more than a minute. Being a barista is…

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Wondering How Alumni From Your School Can Help Your Job Search? Read This!

If you’ve never been to an alumni or networking event before, it’s easy to create a script in your mind of how it’s all going to go down. You show up, wow everyone with your amazing intellect and boundless enthusiasm, and get hired on the spot. Ha. Sadly, that’s not…

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5 Strategies For Coping With Long-Term Unemployment

How long is the ideal job search? Oh, probably several weeks shorter than it actually takes you to find a job. Sure, there are the rare cases when job-seekers find something and get hired right away, but for most of us, it takes a lot longer than we’d like. There…

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