Posts from the ‘Tips & Tricks’ category

Lifestyle Design: Miki Agrawal on Creating a Life You Love

“Have you ever seen 21 Jump Street?” This is decidedly NOT the response I was expecting when I asked writer and social entrepreneur Miki Agrawal about…

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How to Give Back As an Alum Without Opening Your Wallet

I don’t know about yours, but my alma mater’s alumnae donations office calls at least once a week. The exchange usually goes something like this: Me:…

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How to Tell If Grad School Is Right For You

There’s one area where you feel pretty qualified as an expert. Crafting edible meals out of questionable cafeteria food? Well, that’s up there. Going the longest…

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22 Things For Your 22nd Year

Hi there AfterCollege Blog readers! This is Melissa Suzuno (Content Marketing Manager here at AfterCollege). I wanted to take a moment to introduce you to someone…

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How to Discover Your Secret Sauce and Get Hired

Coke has one. Starbucks does, too. Even Whole Foods does, though theirs is admittedly more crunchy and healthy. So what are we talking about here? Brand…

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A Super Simple Job Search Trick You Probably Haven’t Tried

Whether it was analyzing the significance of a Renaissance painting, understanding the causes of the Russian revolution, or simply figuring out how to fit a keg…

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6 Tricks to Avoiding Burnout at Your First Job

I was out to brunch a couple Sundays ago and over our eggs Benedict and seasoned potatoes, my friends and I got onto the subject of…

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What You Should Be Reading This Summer

It’s always the same. With the heat comes the restlessness, the flurried frenzy as your senses whirl with the promise of sweet freedom. Yes, you’ve got…

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How to Avoid Being Miserable at Work

Your alarm is ringing. Seriously—how can it be morning ALREADY? Didn’t you JUST go to sleep? You drag yourself out of bed, take a swig of…

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Winter is Coming: Game of Thrones and the Job Search

The season finale is fresh in our minds and I thought it was the perfect time to get some job search tips from Game of Thrones…

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