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6 Amazing Benefits of Starting a Side Project

There are a lot of life skills that you can learn from attending college: How to wake up before noon How to live with a roommate who, despite your school’s “matching” system, does not want to be your friend How to identify a  “bro” How to avoid (or maximize) hanging…

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The 10 Most Important Lessons to Learn Before Turning 25

I’ve made it… I’m the big 25. Though the years have definitely not been what I would call “smooth” and I’ve had my fair share of mishaps and confusion, I’ve enjoyed every last one of them. I’ve also learned a lot and thought it’d be a good idea if I…

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I’ve Never Had a Normal Job—Here’s Why

We’ve been duped. Swindled. Hoodwinked. Tricked. That’s right—the world has been lying to us about something pretty major. Life after college. It’s easy to think that by the end of college you’re supposed to have everything figured out and be well on your way to career success. Well, we’ve got…

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What Employers Are Looking For On Your PR Résumé

Welcome to the résumé teardown! In this installment, we’re looking at a cover letter and résumé for a real entry-level Public Relations applicant who we’ve nicknamed P. Reelasions. Danny Rubin, Account Manager at Rubin Communications Group and managing editor of News To Live By, will be offering his critique of…

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I Just Graduated… Now What?

Here at the AfterCollege Blog, our goal is pretty simple: to help college students and recent grads figure out what they might like to do with their lives and how to make that happen. So we were pretty excited when we heard about Katherine Schwarzenegger’s book, I Just Graduated… Now…

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6 Ways to Apply Divergent to Your Job Search

We all know what happens tomorrow, right? Divergent is out in theaters!!!! Too many exclamation points? Sorry, I’m not sorry. Want to know why I can barely contain my excitement for this movie? 1. Theo James—actually, do I need any other reason besides this one? 2. I read the books…

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The Rick Ross of Twentysomethings Has Advice for You About Life After College

There are a lot of things that help you through life after college. Whiskey Gingers BuzzFeed articles Xbox Candy Crush AfterCollege But, even with all of these things, you feel empty. Why do you still feel lackadaisical? What are you missing? Is it because Breaking Bad has ended? Nope. Well,…

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Career Options for the Commitment-Phobe

If you’re fiercely independent, work wild hours, or just crave creativity in designing your day, you might be looking for an alternative to working a 9 to 5. Let’s take a quick look at some of the possibilities that are open to you and how you can pursue them. Freelancing…

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Double-Duty: What It’s Like to Work Two Graphic Design Jobs

Rushing back and forth between home and work and putting in 16-hour days on a regular basis may sound insane, but this is what keeps Maya Muller creatively fueled and engaged in her work.  Maya shares her time between Lower Columbia College, where she’s Graphic Designer Senior, and her own…

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5 Writers Offer Advice on How to Make Writing Your Career

You take a deep drag on your cigarette and another swig of coffee. It’s long gone cold, but you can’t get up to make another cup because you don’t want to disrupt your flow. You have no idea what time it is and you don’t care. All you know is…

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