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6 Tips for Kicking Off Your Real Estate Career

Jennifer Gilson always loved real estate. She grew up with parents who built and remodeled homes and Jen showed an interest in the field from the time she was little. She was always trying to tag along when her father went to job sites to see the early stages of…

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More Real Than Reality TV: What You Should Know About Working in Real Estate

My mom has a strange addiction. For the most part, she hates reality television. Unlike myself, she’s not interested in watching rich (or seemingly rich) women drinking too much wine, talking behind each other’s backs, crying, making up, and then doing it all over again. Go figure. But, she does…

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A Super Simple Guide to Working in Real Estate

Location, location, location! That’s what they say is the key to selling real estate. But is that really all there is to being successful in the real estate business? Well, apparently not. Recent years have shown that real estate is a volatile industry, with the bubble on the market constantly…

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How to Find Your Next Home After College

A few days after graduation, when the parties ended and my roommates and I were hanging out around the house, an idea struck me. Why let our house go? There was no impending desire to move back home. This was home, after all. The Victorian townhouse that we rented had been transformed. My…

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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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Five Personality Clues That Will Help You Find Your Dream Job

What’s the secret to career satisfaction? Contrary to popular belief, it’s not doing what you love. You probably love drinking cocktails, eating chocolate and having sex, but it’s unlikely (not to mention inadvisable) that you will do these things for a living. Doing what you love is great, but to…

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I Thought I Was an Editorial Assistant… So What Am I Doing in the Kitchen?

The okonomiyaki on the grill is sizzling, the miso soup is about to boil over, and I’m still frantically chopping pickled ginger for the garnish. Oh, and one of my managers just meandered in to see how everything is going since she’s hungry and it’s officially past lunchtime. Fighting the…

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When Should College Students Start Looking for a Job?

Ah, college. A time spent learning how to cook ramen, do a keg stand, and make it to at least 50% of your 8am classes. But wait. Isn’t there something else you should be focusing on during these four years? In fact, there is. This is also your prep time…

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What You Can Do With Your Business Management Major

Attention Business Management majors! Do you know what you’re going to do after college? No? That’s okay. Austin Pomerantz attended CSU Sacramento, majored in Business Management, and graduated in December 2013. Upon graduating, he had no idea what he was supposed to do. Now, he’s kicking booty full-time here at…

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The Basics of Job Shadowing

You show up to the address that your mother’s boss’s brother provided you with over the phone. Gazing up at the foreign building, you start to think that maybe this was a big mistake. You’re going to be spending your whole day with a stranger. Whose idea was this again?…

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