MEMO TO: New College Grads

Ms. Career Girl

It’s that time of year when college seniors are looking forward to receiving their diplomas after four or more years of time consuming and costly schooling. Many college grads have no idea what they will do after receiving their diplomas. Career Girl. SUBJECT: Work responsibly.

The 5 Most Important College-to-Career Transitions to Conquer

Ms. Career Girl

The transition from college to career opens the great expanse of the rest of your life and what to do with it. Graduating from college is different than graduating from high school. When you start college, everyone is on a level playing field for the most part, with a blank slate to build on. When you start your career, your friends go on with their lives and may move across the country. The College To Career Transition Can Make All The Difference.

5 Lessons on Career Success I Learned in College

Competitive Resumes

For mass communications majors at college, getting a television or radio reporting gig was a major career stepping stone. I eventually got a chance to work with the dean of the college for a week, and it set up some other related job opportunities.

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How to Finance Life After College

Career Alley

Discover Career Opportunities College GradBetween working to perfect your resume, gain the right experience and pay off your student loans, it’s also important to get a handle on proper finance skills that will help propel you to success and make life easier.

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Five Career Tips for College Freshman

Career Alley

College Grads Job SearchNow is your chance to get ahead of the game rather than wishing you had been more diligent. So where to start?

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7 Job Hunting Tips for College Grads


Recent figures show there has been a drastic decline in possible job opportunities for new graduates, and the resources obtained from college career services are limited. Here are seven tips for recent college graduates to help with the job hunt.

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What is the Best Alternative for College

Career Alley

The choice to continue your education past the required amount of schooling is a personal one, but it’s often a smart one if you’d like to improve certain skills and advance your career. Launch your Career Education Online Education

2019 148

New Fanshawe College Pathfinder Uses Career Key's Career and College Major Test

Career Key

We''re proud to announce that Fanshawe College , one of the largest colleges of applied art and technology in Ontario, is now using The Career Key''s valid career and college major test to match prospective students to Fanshawe''s programs of study.

College Grad Job Search – Preparing for Graduation

Career Alley

If you are one of the thousands of people who will be graduating from college this Spring, there is a very good chance that you've not yet started your job search. College Grads Career Advise College GradMaybe you think it is a bit too early to be job searching (that is a big mistake). The sooner you get started on your job search the better.

3 Ways To Get Over Your “Useless” College Degree

Ms. Career Girl

The post 3 Ways To Get Over Your “Useless” College Degree appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. In 2004, I graduated college with a bachelor’s degree in theater arts. Most people I encounter believe their college degrees mean nothing. Career Girl.

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New College and Career Readiness Infographic from Career Key

Career Key

Career Development Practitioners Career Exploration CK News College and Career Readiness Holland's Theory Hollands Theory School Counseling

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Five Career Tips for College Freshman

Career Alley

If you are a college freshman, time is on your side. I know some college grads that are working in liquor stores or as cashiers in clothing stores. Additionally, many graduating college students get their best leads (and sometimes jobs) from previous internships.

Top Career To-Dos for College Juniors and Seniors

Ms. Career Girl

The post Top Career To-Dos for College Juniors and Seniors appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Heading back to campus as a junior or senior is exciting, but it also means it’s time to start preparing for your post-collegiate career. Visit your college career center.

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Career Assessment Matches Students to a College's Majors with New Career Key for Higher Education Tool

Career Key

Holland career assessment leader Career Key announces a new "My College's Majors" tool that enables admissions, first year experience (FYE) and student success programs to match students to the programs and majors their school offers.

How to Start Your Career While Still in College

Career Alley

When they do finally graduate, many college students will face the pressures of a depleted job market. But for motivated students who are looking ahead to a successful job post graduation, the time to start a career is now. 13 Unconventional Graduate Programs to Jump Start Your Career.

Online vs. Traditional College: How They Stack up — 2018 Edition

Career Alley

Launch your Career online collegeIn 2018, online education no longer seems like a scam or a joke.

2018 148

How to Choose the Right College

Ms. Career Girl

High school students find choosing the right college to be extremely overwhelming. In the midst of all this, it’s expected of students to rationally think about their career choice and academic future. That’s why it’s important to start preparing for college admission well in advance.

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Low Cost Ways of Getting Into College

Career Alley

Having a college education will provide you with the opportunity to enter into a career with the knowledge and skills that will help you succeed and do well. College Grads College scholarships

Why I Miss College

Ms. Career Girl

This is a post dedicated to the nostalgic feeling I’ve been having about my college days. College is the time of your life for many of us who go through the traditional college experience. I guess I’m just longing for the feeling of familiarity I had during my college experience.

45 Inspiring Career Blogs for College Students

Resume Bear

College , ostensibly, prepares participants for their chosen career paths, but tracking down the right entry-level positions comes burdened with its own set of protocols, strategies, and insights, all of which might seem impregnable to the recent graduate.

Life After College: What It’s Really All About

Ms. Career Girl

Universities and colleges award an average of 1 million associate’s degrees and nearly 2 million bachelor’s degrees to graduating students every year. It’s easy to assume that most graduates plunge into entry-level positions, careers, or casual tours of Southeast Asia. A fair few (myself included) find themselves stepping into a world starkly different from college living. Here’s what those post-college years looked like to me. Life after college is about patience.

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College Grad Job Search – Preparing for Graduation

Career Alley

If you are one of the thousands of people who will be graduating from college this Spring, there is a very good chance that you’ve not yet started your job search. We are still in one of the worst job markets we’ve seen for recent college grads.

5 Tips To Help You Decide On Your College Major

Ms. Career Girl

Big decisions shape the course of our lives, and the biggest one you face as a young person in high school is choosing a college major. You’ll also move ahead in your career much faster. Here are some ideas on how to make a good decision when it comes to choosing your college major : 1.

2017 195

New College and Career Readiness Kit for School Counseling

Career Key

Career Key''s new college and career readiness kit is complimentary, designed for school counselors and other education and career development professionals. Finally, there is a link to access a free trial of the Career Key career and college major test (a $150 value).

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The Game of College Life: Paying For College

Ms. Career Girl

The post The Game of College Life: Paying For College appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Take out a $40,000 to cover college tuition, earn a college degree in general studies, and then select your chosen profession. Companies Who Pay for College. Career Girl.

5 Tips for Landing a Job Out of College

Ms. Career Girl

The post 5 Tips for Landing a Job Out of College appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. So you’re newly out of college, wide-eyed and ready to wander about the world in search for the perfect job. The post 5 Tips for Landing a Job Out of College appeared first on Ms.

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5 Well Paying Careers that Don’t Require a College Degree

Ms. Career Girl

The post 5 Well Paying Careers that Don’t Require a College Degree appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Fortunately, not every well-paying career requires employees to have a four-year degree. Career Girl.

2017 175

Finding Your First Job After College

Ms. Career Girl

The post Finding Your First Job After College appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Back when I was in college, I wish someone had taken me aside and advised me to look into my future career options. The current generation of college graduates will be facing great challenges.

College Grad Job Search – Are You Prepared?

Career Alley

If you've been listening to the advice of your professors, college career center and yes, even your parents, you've been preparing for your job search and should already be looking for a job. College Grads Resumes

Should I Save or Pay off College Debt Post Graduation?

Ms. Career Girl

The post Should I Save or Pay off College Debt Post Graduation? Career Girl. Life After College Money college debt student debtYou finally have your diploma in hand!

2018 130

The App Aided College Student

Career Alley

College Grad Career advice College Grads Presented By Campbellsville University Graduate & Professional Studies We are always eager to hear from our readers. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or suggestions regarding CareerAlley content. Good luck in your search, Joey Google+ Job Search job title, keywords, company, location jobs by.

Make Liberal Arts A Successful College Major Choice

Career Key

Liberal arts majors can make successful college majors. I guarantee you'll get some ideas; Decide on whether to go to graduate school with particular career goals in mind, based on real research based on informational interviews with current grad students and grad school grads, not hearsay.

Completed Courses at Community College

Careers Done Write

Dear Deb: I attended a community college for two years and then transferred to a more prestigious school for the last two years, culminating in my Bachelor of Business Administration. Do I need to list the community college on my resume? Wishing you all the best in your career!

Employer Networking Through Your College


Don’t be surprised but your college or university Career Services Department is very likely to have some of the best opportunities for you to meet and impress employers. Most colleges will publish events and opportunities online or via an email newsletter.

7 Mindset Changes to Make After College


The transition from college to the real world does not have to be a brutal shock. Here are some realizations that will help your transition into a full-time career after college so it is fulfilling and enjoyable. Career Advice Gen Y Career after college mindset

2017 152

10 Things I Wish I Knew Coming Out of College

Career Alley

College Grads Online Career Tips SuccessSet SMART (specific, measurable, actionable, realistic, and timely) goals for yourself and stick to them. Keep them in front of you, so they can encourage you to press on.

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Career Tips for College Students


Top 4 Career Tips for College Students: If you do only 4 things for your career while in college, listen to these words of advice. Many colleges and universities encourage professors to make time to meet with students outside of class, take advantage.

Is College Worth It? 6 Ways to Increase Chances of Success in College

Career Key

More students and parents are asking themselves, is college is worth it ? A recent Pew study visualized in TIME magazine finds more people questioning college''s value, and yet statistics are clear that it is. shows compelling reasons to go to college.

Now Hiring College Students and Recent Grads Vol I

Career Alley

Whether you’ve just started college or you graduated last year (or anywhere between the two), it’s never too early or too late to create or update your Job Marketing Toolkit. Careers Job Search Career advice College career offices College Career Sites College Grads Entry level jobs Jobs

Brand Yourself Now for a Great Career after College

Careers Done Write

As a college student, you should begin to consider your personal brand. Earning good grades throughout your college career will show hiring managers that you went the extra mile and that had your priorities straight. Professional Branding career development personal branding

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5 Reasons Why You Should Look Forward To Life After College

Ms. Career Girl

Life After College: Downhill? For a whole range of reasons, life after college just keeps on getting better and better. After college, your living arrangements are likely to improve and as a young professional your standards will rise. Career Girl.

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Top 10 To Do List for College Grad Job Search

Career Alley

Arguably, your job search as a college grad should start long before you graduate, not after you’ve graduated. That being said, if you’ve not done any job search prep during your college years you can’t go back in time but there’s plenty you can do now.

10 Simply Awesome College & University Career Service Blogs


Check out our awesome free & on-demand webinar on College Recruiting Best Practices worth 1.0 Top College Career Services Blogs. For college students, the school year is winding down. University of Oregon Career Services. UCO Career Services.