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Influencers: How They Do It, And What Graduates Can Learn From Them

Influencers exist in a variety of different realms, from manufacturing to the fine arts. The path to becoming an influencer is not clearly defined by niche, but most share one thing in common. They put in the time to become experts at whatever it is that they do. If you are a student or graduate, […]
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Why Students Fail To Find Success: The Top 20 Reasons

Why students fail to graduate or find success and why businesses fail to stick around often run parallel to one another. In a recent infographic explaining the latter, CB Research Insights shared some details on the top 20 reasons startups fail, and it turns out each reason can be applied to students who fail to […]
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LinkedIn Best Practices: 22 Tips To Start Your Career Right

LinkedIn is the place you need to be if you already aren’t on there. While superfluous social media sites like Facebook, SnapChat, and Twitter may have functions for selfie and TMI posting, LinkedIn has an actual purpose, and it’s one that could set you on the path to a profitable career as well as valuable […]
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Netflix: 9 Values Students Can Learn From The Streaming Giant

Netflix is as much a part of the average student’s life as food, shelter, and breathing. The streaming giant has been an innovator in how we consume video content, and it has redefined the power structure of Hollywood and elevated the television series art form over motion pictures. It’s hard to look at Netflix’s success […]
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Job Search Tips: Top 7 For 2018

Job search tips are like pizza. You can never have too much. Especially in the face of a changing marketplace where we are not even sure jobs will exist in about 50 years. (Oh, we know they will, but the landscape will look pretty different.) In the meantime, a persona has to eat, and the […]
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Earn Extra Money: 40 Proven Methods For Students

To earn extra money is one of the biggest objectives of a college student. While it may seem like an insurmountable task in the face of a full-time class schedule and one’s attempt to have some semblance of a social life, it is not as hard as you might think. In fact, you may find […]
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College Success Formula: 18 Hard Things To Do When Putting It To Work

A college success formula requires one thing to work well: action. But there are different types of action — the kind you take and the kind you don’t. It can be challenging in either direction. As you embark on your college journey, not every decision that you have to make will be an easy one. […]
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49 Daily Habits You Need To Embrace In The Spring Semester

Daily habits are important for instilling the structure and productivity that you will need to thrive throughout school and life. Of course, it is up to you which types of daily habits that you embrace. For every 49 good ones — as seen below — there are 49 more that can screw you up for […]
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Richard Feynman Quotes, And His Key To Becoming An Expert At Anything

Richard Feynman is a name you need to recognize if you want to build a career of being on-demand rather than one of being automated into obscurity. As Cal Newport observed in a 2015 blog post, Feynman, a famous physicist, was more than willing to admit when he didn’t know something, and that may have […]
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Interview IQ: What Is It, And How Do You Improve It?

Interview IQ is something I am shamefully aware that I do not talk about enough as your resident blogger. But that’s going to change a little today thanks to the book Boost Your Interview IQ by author Carole Martin. The book is a treasure trove of information with dozens of questions and detailed responses — […]
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