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Why I Had to Quit My Volunteer Gig

Volunteering is all-around a good thing, right? It gives you the chance to build up your résumé, expand your network, gain relevant experience, AND help out a cause that you care about. And for most people, this is exactly what their volunteer experience turns out to be. But sometimes organizations…

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How Volunteering Taught Me to Be Fake—And Why That’s a Good Thing

Want to know what I learned by volunteering? How to be fake. Now, before you jump in and start lecturing me about the importance of being yourself and how fake people, for lack of a better word, “suck,” let me explain. It was Thursday, October 2, and I stood at…

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Why a career in financial services could be right for you

After graduating with a law degree, Sean Sales, a technology recruiter at Deutsche Bank, decided to pursue a different type of career. He started at Deutsche Bank in Birmingham, England and recently relocated to Jacksonville, Florida where he’s currently guiding students on their paths to a successful career, and chasing…

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How Important is Your College Major to Your Job Search?

College graduation ultimately means becoming consumed with your first job search. This process can be daunting, especially for those students who either had second thoughts about their chosen major and intended career path–or those who majored in a field not directly connected to a specific career. If you are in one…

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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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5 College Application Tips for First-Generation Students

Don’t stress your senior year of high school. Follow these 5 college application tips to stay calm and organized during the college admissions process.

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Write an Impressive First Resume

Writing your very first resume doesn’t need to be a struggle. It’s easy to stress about resume margins or how to format your header. Luckily, writing an impressive resume involves easy-to-follow advice. Courtney Young-Law, resume expert and CEO of Fundamentum, goes through every single step of resume-writing. Your resume should be…

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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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How to Stay Mentally Healthy When You’re Unemployed After College

I graduated from my Undergrad Studies in 2014 along with many of my friends that I started college with in 2010. Some of us moved on to jobs in our respective fields almost immediately, but the majority of us did not. This is a pretty common experience among most college…

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What a Young Professional Resume Should Look Like

Can you sew or repair a button? If you answered “No”, you might be a millennial. A survey from the University of Missouri finds baby boomers are much better at sewing and even doing laundry than we are. OK, sure. Maybe we aren’t perfect in the life skills department. But we never had “home ec”…

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