Posts from the ‘Tips & Tricks’ category

3 Crucial Friendship Habits That Accelerate Your Career

The smartest thing I ever did in college was immediately befriend three classmates whose passion for learning was as strong as mine. All three of us…

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Teaching English Abroad: Everything You Need to Know About TEFL

There’s a huge global demand for native english speakers who can teach. Chances are, you’ve either taught abroad or know someone who has. So, why do so…

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Making the Case for Non-Profit Jobs After College

“If your son or daughter is considering a career in nonprofits, don’t be alarmed.” Paul Schmitz, an opinion writer for CNN, gave this advice to parents…

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4 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Applying to Graduate School

You’re probably considering applying to graduate school if you graduated from college in the last two years. Choosing to continue your education or begin life in…

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What Every Recent Grad Should Know About Salary Negotiation

You hang up the phone and let out a little squeal. You got the job!  You can’t wait to tell your parents, your best friend, and…

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The Overwhelming Pressure to Apply to Grad School

The pressure to apply to grad school is overwhelming for many college students. Is grad school worth the time and money? Here’s one student’s perspective.

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4 Job Skills to Master Before Graduation

College students accomplish far more than a diploma. College campuses give students an equally important opportunity: the chance to develop and refine the skills essential to getting…

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11 Job Searching DOs And DONTs I Learned After College

I learned about structural inequality, the cardiovascular system, and the mind-body duality in college. Unfortunately, I learned almost nothing about how to find a job. I still…

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7 Creative Personal Websites (and Where to Make Yours)

The top reason you should create an online portfolio is that, even if every other applicant has one (which they don’t), personal websites are a highly effective way to…

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3 Costly Job Search Mistakes, and How to Avoid Them

The one good thing about unemployment? You’re not alone. Young people ranging from 22-34-years-old make up an astounding half of the 10.9 million unemployed Americans. Most…

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