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.

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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.

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7 Job Hunting Tips for College Grads

Jobacle

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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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?

2017 164

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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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.

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7 Mindset Changes to Make After College

Jobacle

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 169

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.

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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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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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.

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Fast Track Your Career While Still in College

Career Alley

Get ahead of the curve (and your fellow graduates), leverage these tips and don't wait for graduation to start building your career. There is no time like the present for maneuvering yourself towards the career path you desperately want. College Grads College Job Search

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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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How to Deal with Post-College Graduation Stress and Anxiety

Ms. Career Girl

You were in such a hurry to graduate from college. That’s the question most people have when they graduate from college and start looking for their first job. Remember how difficult it was for you to make a transition from high school to college? Career Girl.

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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. 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.

How Financial Literacy Can Improve Your Career After College

Career Realism

How Financial Literacy Can Improve Your Career After College Work It Daily. Financing your college education with loans is the new norm. If you’ve never filled out a FASFA for college, consider yourself lucky. Be In-The-Know Career Advice

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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.

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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Career Tips for College Students

RedStarResume

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.

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.

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

College Dorm Ahead? What To Take, What To Leave Behind

Ms. Career Girl

Whether it’s you or your college-bound daughter, if there’s life in the dorms awaiting you, it’s going to require some big adjustments. The average college dorm room is about 225 square feet. Check with your college to find out. The post College Dorm Ahead?

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College Loans Simplified: Strategies to Stop Sweating Over Your Student Debt

Ms. Career Girl

Today’s news often points to the fact that going to college means accruing debt. College grads don’t have a lot of money. The post College Loans Simplified: Strategies to Stop Sweating Over Your Student Debt appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

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Personal Branding for College Graduates

Competitive Resumes

For college students, building, managing, and marketing his or her personal branding efforts can be quite complex. It’s possible that grads will change jobs up to an average of 20 times during their career. College administrators are looking at your online activities.

Top Resources At College Career Centers

RedStarResume

Few students realize what a valuable resource they have on college campuses through their career center or career services office. Students can talk to trained professionals on career development and support services. Do you have a career related question?

College Senior & No Job Offer? Don't Panic!

Ms. Career Girl

The post College Senior & No Job Offer? Career Girl. I remember a lesson from a college professor that has stuck with me: "If you were dropped, naked, in the middle of China, you would survive." The post College Senior & No Job Offer? Career Girl.

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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!

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.

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.

The Atlantic: Do Employers Overestimate the Value of a College Degree?

Ms. Career Girl

Expanding apprenticeships to occupations that were previously reserved for college graduates would put individuals without degrees in entry-level positions that lead to more advanced careers by giving them in-demand work experience.

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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.

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.

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.

7 Stages of Work After College

Ms. Career Girl

The post 7 Stages of Work After College appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. We skip, sleep, train, and frantically fill out #2 pencils in college to prepare us for post-college life. Now college is over. It’s time to face down our careers. Career Girl.

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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Personality-College Major Match Research in NCDA's February Career Convergence

Career Key

The National Career Development Association (NCDA) looks at " personality-college major match " in the February issue of its web magazine Career Convergence , in the feature article, " Research Reveals that Personality-Major Match Strengthens Students' College Success. "

Want to Land Your Dream Job? Tips for Recent College Grads

Ms. Career Girl

Tips for Recent College Grads appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. You did it, congrats on your college graduation! The bad news, is that having a career is sort of like having a final everyday of your life for the next 40 years. Career Girl.

2017 151

Tips for Using College Navigator: New Career Key Video

Career Key

On Career Key's YouTube channel , this new tutorial helps students and adults returning to school find schools that offer the college majors that interest them, using the U.S. Department of Education's College Navigator website.

Career Key Offers New College Match Up! Service: New Participant, Community College of Rhode Island

Career Key

We're pleased to announce our new service, College Match Up! and Canadian college/university career services, academic advising, offices of retention and admissions. For each college or university participating in this new service, we create on The Career Key website a Match Up!

General Guidelines About Getting a Job After College

Jobacle

This essay is about getting work after college. In general, the theory is straightforward enough; you graduate from college, you begin applying for work, you get a call or an email from a prospective employer, you go to an interview and you get it or not.

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