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. SUBJECT: Work responsibly.

2018 161

How to Choose the Right College

Ms. Career Girl

High school students find choosing the right college to be extremely overwhelming. That’s why it’s important to start preparing for college admission well in advance. There are a lot of factors you need to consider when choosing a college.

2017 201

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. In 2004, I graduated college with a bachelor’s degree in theater arts. Most people I encounter believe their college degrees mean nothing. Only 40% Americans from 25 to 64 have college degrees.

2016 228

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. Here are some ideas on how to make a good decision when it comes to choosing your college major : 1. Education choosing your college major

2017 199

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. 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.

2017 182

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?

2017 139

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.

2017 155

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.

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

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. Take out a $40,000 to cover college tuition, earn a college degree in general studies, and then select your chosen profession. Here is a list of college scholarships to get you started.

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?

2017 139

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 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. Decades ago, a diploma meant future opportunity.

2017 178

Personal Branding for College Graduates

Competitive Resumes

For college students, building, managing, and marketing his or her personal branding efforts can be quite complex. Through the advice he shares, he tells his story of graduating from college with the intention of building and flying planes.

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.

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

Ms. Career Girl

The post College Senior & No Job Offer? 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? Don't Panic! appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

Offer 148

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? Ask Deb college resume

Finding Your First Job After College

Ms. Career Girl

The post Finding Your First Job After College appeared first on Ms. 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.

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.

7 Stages of Work After College

Ms. Career Girl

The post 7 Stages of Work After College appeared first on Ms. We skip, sleep, train, and frantically fill out #2 pencils in college to prepare us for post-college life. Now college is over. The post 7 Stages of Work After College appeared first on Ms.

College Tuition: The American Nightmare!

Careers Done Write

You can’t deny the power of a college degree when it comes to salary and long-term financial well-being. However, with college prices escalating and the concerns over student loan debt, many college candidates are thinking twice about the $200,000+ price tag.

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.

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.

2017 130

General Guidelines About Getting a Job After College


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.

2017 151

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

Ms. Career Girl

Tips for Recent College Grads appeared first on Ms. You did it, congrats on your college graduation! Here are my Top 4 Tips for New College Grads to land your dream job. What worked for your Mom and Dad when they graduated college likely won’t work for you in 2017.

2017 148

Is it Realistic to Leverage a College Degree to Obtain a Job?

Competitive Resumes

Congratulations to all of you who obtained their college degree this season! Since it is graduation season, and many college graduates are moving forward with life, how many are actually employed with a job in their major? The Data on the College Degree.

2017 130

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.

Fast Track Your Career While Still in College

Career Alley

College Grads College Job SearchGet 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.

2016 185

Make Liberal Arts A Successful College Major Choice

Career Key

Liberal arts majors can make successful college majors. Make sure you are taking advantage of all the career services and academic advising resources your college or university offers. Forget the war on liberal arts !

12 Resources for College Grad Job Search- Majoring in Employment

Career Alley

four years of college may not be enough to land the job of your choice. On the contrary, your college diploma just means you are now qualified to look for a job. College Grads College Job Search Internships Interviews Networking ResumesGraduation does guarantee a job. But why wait until you graduate.

2016 150

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

Job Search Marketing Toolkit for College Grads – Vol 2

Career Alley

Job Search College Grads Thank You LettersReferences and Thank You letters, both of which are key components of any job search.

2017 113

New Grand Rapids Community College Majors Resource

Career Key

Welcome to the newest Career Key College Major Match participant, Grand Rapids Community College ! What are the advantages to choosing a college major that matches your strongest Holland personality types?

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 Advice for College Juniors It’s never too early to start preparing for the professional world. A college degree and up-to-date technical skills aren’t all you need to land your first job.

2015 170

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. If the traditional schooling system is not your forte or the idea of racking up debt is not enticing, here’s our list of five well-paying careers that don’t require a college degree.

2017 177

8 College Habits You Need to Let Go of In Your Professional Life

Ms. Career Girl

The post 8 College Habits You Need to Let Go of In Your Professional Life appeared first on Ms. If you’ve just finished college and are about to enter the “real world,” your lifestyle is about to take a 180-degree turn. Dressing Like a College Student.

2015 161

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

2015 130

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.

2016 187

College Grad Job Search – Where to Start

Career Alley

College Grads Job Search Job Search ToolkitOnce you've graduated (ideally before you graduate) you need to spend at least as much time looking for a job as you can. If you focus your search and put in the right amount of time, you will get a good entry level job.

2017 119

10 Great Job Search Resources for College Grads

Career Alley

College Grads Entry level jobs ResumesYour first job marks the beginning of your 10,000 day career (do the math) and, while you are probably just hoping you get a job, you should prepare for the long haul (working that is, not job search) and try to pick a job that suites you best. Finding a job right out of school is difficult these days.

2016 165