Posts tagged ‘College’

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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This Surprising Factor Could Change Your Entire College Experience

College. It’s the best time of your life, right? I mean, you’ve already learned so much. How to sleep in until five minutes before your first…

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4 Hidden Costs of Starting Your New Life as a Recent Grad

Hey recent grads, how many times have you heard this line: Life is expensive! Yep. About 260,432,947,329 times. Let me start by saying that I’m not…

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Joining Your Alumni Association Can Help Your Career—Here’s How

You can still smell the crisp autumn air, hear the hustle and bustle of hundreds of simultaneous coffee-fueled conversations, and see the ivy-covered brick buildings surrounding…

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