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15 Questions to Ask at College Job Fairs

College job fairs have been staples of junior and senior year of college for decades. They offer a great way for students on the cusp of graduation to interact with the people they’re most likely to work with and for as they collect their diploma and move to the other side, the so-called “real world.” […]
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College Roommates: Your Complete Guide to Keeping the Peace

The relationships you have with your college roommates can either be problematic or the start of something “beautiful,” to paraphrase the ending of Casablanca (spoiler alert?). We hope your experience with whoever you end up rooming with is the start of a beautiful friendship that can last for the remainder of your lives. At the […]
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7 Benefits of Being a Business Major

The world of the business major is one of the best to draw from if you’ve ever asked the question, “How am I going to possibly use this stuff in the real world?” That’s a recurring theme for high school and college students, and it doesn’t take long to get an answer if you major […]
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Brownie Points: How to Win Over Your Professor in 9 Easy Steps

Winning brownie points is never a bad idea with the relationships you develop. This especially is true when it comes to your professor. This is the man, woman, or non-binary person who holds the keys over your grade and a small slice of your educational and professional futures. In the following article, we give you […]
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Digital Minimalism: What It Is and 7 Reasons to Adopt It Yesterday

In his book Digital Minimalism, Millennial author and professor Cal Newport tackles the much-needed topic of minimizing your online presence. He argues that this has benefits personally, professionally, and privately. We agree! While 4TESTS and sites across a broad spectrum thrive online, we’ll be the first to tell you that you need to be out […]
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12 Pieces of Career Advice We Wish We’d Known at Graduation

No matter how good of students we are, it’s always important to heed career advice from those in-the-know. You don’t have to take every piece of it, but it helps to learn from the experiences of those who’ve gone before you. It will help you build a playbook of what you can and can’t accept, […]
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Best Advice For First Generation College Students: 13 Tips

First generation college students are in unique positions as they start their studies. That’s true from both academic and personal standpoints. They have resources available financially that other students and perhaps their own family members never had. At the same time, they have the pressure of living up to familial and self-expectations. It’s not an […]
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Studying Abroad: 8 Students Weigh In With What Helped Them Most

The experience of studying abroad is, for many, a once-in-a-lifetime moment. If you are fortunate enough to get this opportunity, you need to take it seriously and do your research to make the most of it. In the following article, we will be looking at what some other students have had to say about their […]
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How I Chose My Major: 5 Students Share How They Did It

The question of “how I chose my major” is one that every college student must grapple with at some point before they head off for freshman year. If they still haven’t thought about it, there’s some question whether they should even go. And some students choose not to, at least not right away. Things like […]
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Taking Night Classes: 7 Tips to Excel

Taking night classes in college can be a little more challenging than your average schedule. On the other hand, many of you might find yourself more productive during the later hours. Regardless which camp you’re in, you need a special set of skills to make the most of your time taking night classes. In the […]
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