Posts tagged ‘College’

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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Does Your Résumé Have Style AND Substance?

First date: your heart races, you find yourself sweating even though you’re in a heavily air-conditioned restaurant, and sometimes you struggle to remember your own name.…

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Why I Ditched Cover Letters—And How That Landed Me a Job

Applying to jobs? You must spend approximately 27 hours a day writing and customizing your cover letter for every position. Cover letters give you the chance…

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What Does Project Runway Have to Do With Working at a Non-Profit?

Here at AfterCollege, we love helping people navigate the transition between college and career. But many students wouldn’t even have the opportunity to make it to…

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