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Beating the Post-Grad Blues: 3 Tips for Finding Meaning in Life After College

After you’ve been in college for four years (and some sort of school for many years before that), it’s easy to idealize life in the real world. You can do ANYTHING you want at ANY TIME you want. That’s what it means to be an adult, right? But if you’re…

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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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We Can’t Think of a Career More Meaningful Than This One

Picture your ideal working environment. Does it involve a pet-friendly office, regular happy hours, and tons of free snacks in the office kitchen? Or are you more concerned with things like your company’s mission and being involved in something meaningful? There’s no right answer here, but it’s becoming increasingly common…

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Building a Meaningful Career

It’s hard to discuss career these days without hearing buzzwords like “purpose” and “passion.” If you’re wondering how to fit those concepts into your own job search and career exploration, you’re not alone. Guest blogger Simone N. Sneed took some time to find her purpose, but now as Director of Development &…

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Three Insider Tips on Getting Hired by an Awesome Startup

Lessons Learned while Growing from 0 to 34 Employees Working All Over the World. by Engineer Cristian Angel – Co-developer of oMelhorTrato.com, an Online Entrepreneurship focusing now in Latin America. One of the most exciting places to work in is definitively the entrepreneurial world. It is common to experiment an extra…

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AfterCollege Participates in Grad CareerFestival Aimed at Helping 2017 Grads Land Jobs

AfterCollege is pleased to participate in the Grad CareerFestival, a virtual event aimed at helping college grads with their job search. The event brings together 27 career authors, 10 career coaches, and 12 companies that provide online career management and job search tools. Grad CareerFestival is a three-day online event…

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How This MBA Grad Bought a House While Living With Student Loans

When PC Wong graduated with her MBA from New York University 2013, she made a counterintuitive decision: She left New York. Despite the opportunities and network that living in the Big Apple offered an NYU graduate, she moved back home to Boston. She had her eye on something else that…

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4 Ways Law Grads Can Use Their Degree Outside of Law

Many students enter law school with hopes of dedicating their lives to the pursuit of justice or with dreams of being the big-shot general counsel of a large company. However, the reality is that many law graduates change their minds about becoming lawyers. Perhaps the job isn’t what they thought…

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How to Beat Test Anxiety

You’re not alone. Test anxiety is perfectly normal. However, exam anxiety stops being a normal occurrence once it starts to affect your academic performance. Suddenly, all those hours of hard work you’ve put into preparing yourself for an important are in jeopardy of going to waste, because your level of stress…

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Top 5 Ted Talks to Watch Before Starting Your First Job

After college, it’s easy to feel lost. You might not know who you are, or what you want to do. While that’s completely natural, don’t lose sight of what really drives us to succeed and be happy. These speakers give you the tools to help you ace your job interviews, networking events,…

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