Posts for College Life

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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13 Optimism Quotes to Get You Through Semester’s End

Ever feel optimism is harder to come by these days? If so, you’re not alone. Most Americans have felt less enthusiastic about what the future holds for them than in years past. Perhaps it’s because we’re more divided than we’ve ever been during any time since the Civil War. That can make life in general […]
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Public Speaking Tips Every Student Should Know, And Why It’s Important

The way people feel about public speaking can best be summed up by this Jerry Seinfeld joke: “According to most studies, people’s number one fear is public speaking. Number two is death. Death is number two. Does that sound right? This means to the average person, if you go to a funeral, you’re better off […]
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Social Media Extinction: 7 Reasons It’s Not Only Possible, But Likely

Social media is an everyday part of life for millions of people across the world, young and old alike. But considering it has barely existed for over a decade, it’s a little early to be calling it a staple of modern life. That may seem hard to believe, particularly if you are a student who […]
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The 21 Freshman Year Challenges You’re Most Likely To Face

Freshman year is a pivotal year in the life of a college student. For the first time, many are tasting absolute autonomy, and that can take some getting used to. If in that position, one might feel excited and optimistic about the possibilities. That’s okay. You should feel that way. But do not assume that […]
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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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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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