Posts tagged ‘College’

Is High School the New College When It Comes to Internships?

Nothing is worse than oversleeping and missing your alarm. You wake up with a start and bolt out of bed, scrambling to the bathroom while your…

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How to Be an Explorer in Your Job Search

Small beads of sweat have gathered on your skin and your shirt is beginning to stick to you. All your senses are on alert. With wide…

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Are We All Just Sheep—And Are Colleges to Blame?

Northern California summers are dry and hot, which means that our once-luscious green hills turn brown and transform from lush hiking spots into huge fire hazards.…

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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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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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GenTwenty’s Guide to College Success: How to Ace More Than Your Finals

As a college student, you have approximately 5,000 pages of reading to do on a daily basis. This means that it can be hard to find…

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Fundamentum WebClass: The Scariest—And Most Rewarding—Thing I’ve Ever Done on the Phone

This week, I did something that freaked me out a little. I called a mysterious telephone number and shared some of the most significant moments of…

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Job Search Tips For College Students From a Hiring Manager Turned Career Coach

Forget about airplanes with “Hire Me!” banners flown past recruiters’ windows. Ditch the singing telegrams that deliver your résumé to hiring managers. Lisa Quast is not…

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Setting Yourself Up For the “Serial Expat” Lifestyle After College

You start getting birthday wishes several hours before your birthday from your friends farther east than you. Your passport* looks like it’s been through hell and…

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