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The Truth About Nursing School

LVN. RN. PRN. IV. All these abbreviations might look like luxury brands or some sort of significant date from Roman history, but really they’re just some of the lingo you need to be familiar with if you’re thinking of becoming a nurse. Guest writer Melissa Nguyen interviews Kathryn King about…

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How I Went From Total Beginner to Senior Web Developer

Think you’d like to get into web development but don’t have the right degree or background? The good news is that it’s never been easier to enter this field. Just tap into some of the resources that are available to you, dedicate some time to practicing and improving your skills,…

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Thinking of Applying for a Job Out-of-State? Here Are Some Things to Consider

Want to know one of the most exciting parts about graduating from college? The world is your oyster! You’re young, ready to start the next phase of your life, and there’s nothing to tie you down. Some recent graduates want to stay close to school, some want to stay close…

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When YOU Make the Hiring Decisions: What It’s Like to Be a Recruiter

Here on the AfterCollege Blog, we spend a lot of time trying to help you get hired. But what if you’d like to be the one doing the hiring? We thought you might wonder what it’s like to be a recruiter. How does it feel to sit on the other…

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Sometimes You Need to Fail a Little to Succeed

Failing sounds scary, but it’s actually an essential part of the learning process. Why you need to fail a little in order to succeed in your career.

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What’s It Like to Work in PR for a Publishing Company?

Think back to the last article you read. Whether it was a BuzzFeed post on 12 Animals That Need a Vacation, an investigation into the fancy toast trend that’s taking San Francisco by storm, or a New York Times critique of our society’s obsession with the Young Adult genre, there’s…

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Getting Rejected Sucks. Here’s How to Deal.

We all deal with rejection at some point, especially in the job search. Here are some strategies to help you bounce back.

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What’s an “IT Consultant” And How Can You Become One?

Dreaming of a life on the road, but one that involves fancy hotels and airplanes rather than RVs and youth hostels? Consider becoming an IT Consultant. Guest blogger Melissa Nguyen gets the scoop on what it’s like to constantly travel, what it means to be a “consultant,” and how you…

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This is What a User Interface Designer Does

Whether it’s 2.4 seconds or 24 hours, most of us spend at least a portion of our days using websites and applications. How do these sites get to look the way they do and who is involved in the process of designing them? One of the key players is the…

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5 Great Cities for New Graduates

You’re ready for a change. Maybe your college town is feeling kinda small after four years, or perhaps you stayed a little too close to home and you’re looking to test your independence in a brand-new city or state. The one thing you know for sure is that you’re looking…

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