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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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Don’t Wait ‘Til You Graduate: How a Side Project Can Set You Apart

You’re sitting in the lecture hall, feverishly taking notes as your eyes flick from your laptop to your professor to your open text book. Everything is going fine and you’re feeling secure in your decision to major in Engineering. That’s when it happens. Your professor introduces a concept and your…

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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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4 Reasons to Consider a Coding Bootcamp

For some, the opportunity to learn to code is exciting. For others, the potential cost and time is terrifying. However, it doesn’t need to be. Whatever your comfort level, a coding bootcamp can be an intensive way to become a skilled developer. Considering a coding bootcamp? Here are a few reasons…

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Think Outside the Cubicle: Your Guide to Post-Graduation Travel and Teaching Gigs

Got the globe-trotting gene? Explore some of the teaching and travel opportunities for recent grads and post-grad life can be a big adventure!

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Knock. Knock. Who’s There? An Inside Look at the Internship Experience Behind AfterCollege’s Doors

The sign outside of the AfterCollege office reads: VISITORS AND DELIVERIES, PLEASE KNOCK LOUDLY AND SOMEONE WILL BE RIGHT WITH YOU THANKS, AfterCollege I stood outside of the door for a few seconds, hesitating. Should I knock? Should I turn and run? If I ran now, I could be back…

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The Simple Tactic That Proves You’re a Good Programmer

I’m not a good programmer, says that little voice in the back of your head. So many programmers are hard on themselves because, in today’s tech world, you need to stay up-to-date on coding languages. You need a side project, a personal website, and the reputation of hackathon “rockstar.” It’s easy…

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3 Must-Haves for Your Developer Interview at a Startup

Acing a technical interview is crucial. Unfortunately, you can write flawless code and still jeopardize your candidacy at a startup if you don’t do your homework. This rule isn’t just for startups anymore. Older and larger companies are imitating startup company culture, valuing personality fit more than ever. In a sea of candidates…

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An Awkward Trick That Guarantees Your Job Interview Success

Remember the first time you rode a bike? You awkwardly wobbled… and maybe even crashed and burned a few times. You threw the hunk of metal on the ground in frustration and swore you’d never touch that piece of junk again. But then you saw how your friends made it…

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Are You Ready to Be a Marketing Manager? This Is What You Need to Know

Brittany Williams is halfway through her 15-mile bike commute home after work when she picks up the phone for our interview. Only slightly out of breath, she explains that this form of transportation is perfect for her because it gets her workout and commute out of the way at the…

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