Posts tagged ‘Education’

5 Ways to Get a Teaching Job After College

“At the end I reached a point when I thought that I couldn’t do it anymore and that I’d never get a job as a teacher,”…

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Want to Be a Teacher? Why You Might Want to Do a Dual-Degree Teaching Program

With six siblings at her beck and call, Lauren Petersen was a five-year-old teacher extraordinaire! She sat them all down, gave them assignments, and waited for…

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What’s It Like to Be in AmeriCorps?

College is a time of unbridled enthusiasm—whether you’re learning how to identify themes of magical realism in Salman Rushdie’s novels, developing the ability to create a…

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Where Teachers Get Schooled: What It’s Like to Go to Teacher’s College

Confession time: when I was little, one of my favorite afternoon activities was “playing school.” I’d create homework and report cards for my students, and before…

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Wondering If Education Is the Field for You?

You look out across a sea of faces, all wide-eyed and focused on you. (Okay, honestly, maybe about 70% of them are focused on you and…

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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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4 Things You Might Not Know About Being a Preschool Teacher

It’s time to start planning your lessons for the week. So, what do you do? You cut construction paper into different shapes, pick out three picture…

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5 Myths About Working in Early Childhood Education

Singing songs, eating snack, playing with toys, and taking naps. Why wouldn’t everyone want a career in early childhood care? You play around all day and…

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The Biggest Failure From My Twenties: Becoming a High School Teacher

Some people just know what they’re meant to do. Ask them in their first year of college and they’ll outline their 15-year plan, with each of…

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How to Brave the Bureaucracy And Land a Teaching Job in Spain

Cobblestone streets imbued with centuries of history. Quiet afternoons where the streets are empty as everyone returns home for siesta. Enticing aromas beckoning from corner cafés.…

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