Posts from the ‘Tips & Tricks’ category

How to Dress Like a Fashionista on a Recent Graduate Budget

The click of my Louboutins against the New York City pavement is lost on the ears of passersby as the horn of the taxi I’m about…

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I Took a Chance on a Tweet—And Look Where It Got Me

Emma Stone’s lip sync battle with Jimmy Fallon. Charlie and his older brother. Women who REALLY love cats. When a single video can rack up millions…

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Are You Smarter Than a Machine? And Does Your Résumé Prove It?

If you’re fed up with sending in your résumé to bajillions of companies and never getting any responses, you’re not alone. Whenever we ask students and…

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The Ultimate Guide to Budgeting as a Twentysomething

Time for a little pop quiz. Choose which of the following best describes your approach to money: A: As long as I don’t open my bank…

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Want to Work With a Recruiter in Your Job Search? Here’s How

So, you’re looking for a job. It’s pretty hard, isn’t it? Wouldn’t you like a little help? Well, one way you can get this help is by working…

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We Tell You EXACTLY What We’re Looking for in a Scholarship Applicant

Want some free money? Who doesn’t? Lucky for you, we have some to give away right here at AfterCollege! Yep, because our focus is on helping…

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Career Services Is Not There to Give You a Job—This Is What They CAN Do

Some people ignore them completely. Others want them to die. And almost everyone thinks they’re not living up to their part of the bargain. Yeah, it’s…

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Moving Away After College? Your 13-Step Checklist for Success in Your New City

You step out from your favorite coffee shop, iced latte in hand, breathing in the heat of summer. This is the last latte you’ll drink from…

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Your Quick Guide to Finding a Recruiter—And How to Keep Them Happy

Ugh! You’re starting your job search and just finished reading six different articles telling you that there are a large amount of job openings that aren’t…

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Networking is Great for Your Job Search… Unless You Do This

Oof! You creak off of the couch you’ve been sleeping on for the past three weeks and your back is aching. Stumbling toward the kitchen, you’re…

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