Posts for College Life

8 Great After the Job Interview Moves to Stand Out

We’ve discussed what to do to prepare for a job interview. But what often gets overlooked — by us and other places online — is what to do afterward. It is true that a good interview performance won’t necessarily translate into a job offer. That’s because employers tend to use a multi-layered approach in determining […]
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What Employers Are Looking for in a Job Interview

A job interview is your chance to shine. It may not be the only decider, but it can certainly make or break a lot of possibilities for employment. Therefore, you have to be on your A-game when you go in, whether it’s a one-on-one, panel, or remote interview. Your success depends on knowing what the […]
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How to Know It’s Time to Change Majors

The urge to change majors comes upon most college students at certain points in their educational journeys. It’s understandable. As the coursework becomes more rigorous, the passion you had that initially drove you down that path begins to dull. You can no longer make decisions based on your feelings. You have to roll up your […]
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Fixed Tuition Programs vs. Smart College Financing: Which Is Better?

Fixed tuition is not a new concept. However, it has quickly advanced across the country as a cost-control mechanism for loan-weary students. It certainly sounds good on the surface. This is especially true for students faced with exponential increases over the last two decades. Throw in the fact a low-level (undergraduate) degree won’t get you […]
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17 College Safety Tips, Without Giving Up the Fun

College safety is an important issue that crosses gender and background lines. When you get large groups of people together in one place, there is simply a possibility of increased crime, negligence, and accidents. That’s true whether you’re a man or woman and whether you’re rich or poor. Students especially must be vigilant because they’re […]
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Chegg Releases State of the Student Report Showing Anxiety and Stress Rule College Campuses

Chegg’s annual “State of the Student Report” for 2018 has been released, and it paints a pretty stressful picture regarding the modern college student. The survey was commissioned by Chegg, Inc. (NYSE: CHGG), and it surveyed 1,000 students across a spectrum of demographics and college students. It found high anxiety and stress coming from economic, […]
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It’s Never Too Early to Think About Lifestyle Design

Lifestyle design has taken off in popularity in recent years, in many cases moving our culture away from materialism and so-called “traditional” ideas of happiness and the American Dream. Much of that is propagated due to the difficulties that millennials and younger generations face.  The harsh economic reality of the last eight years has been […]
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The Other Glass Ceiling: How Students Can Break Through It

A glass ceiling has more commonly come to be known as an “unacknowledged discriminatory barrier that prevents women and minorities from rising to positions of power or responsibility, as within a corporation.” While those types of ceilings certainly exist in the business world, they are not confined squarely to racial/minority discrimination. You can run into […]
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What Students Should Know About Boomerang Jobs

“Boomerang jobs” is picking up steam as a buzzword in the career education field. While you may be unfamiliar with it, you probably won’t be unfamiliar with the concept. In fact, some of you may have parents who could be working jobs right now that they came back to after some time away. That’s what […]
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Students And Depression: How to Cope

Students and depression (unfortunately) go hand-in-hand. Especially in college, you’ll find the pressures come at you from every direction. Society. Friends and relationships. Academics. Athletics/extracurricular activities. Couple it with the fact that you no longer have the safety net of home to lean on — at least, not as much — and it’s enough to […]
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