Tips from Experts: How to Get Prepared for Your College Application

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Career Advice College college applicationAre you excited and stressed at the same time? Are you ready to start a new page in your book of life? What does it […].

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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. SUBJECT: Work responsibly.

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How To Plan The Best College Tours With Your Teen

Career Alley

Finding a college to send your teenage son or daughter to college can be challenging. With this in mind, you should take college tours to check out the universities in advance. Career Advice College

2019 153

College Grad Job Search – References

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

2018 131

Resume Writing Tips for College Students

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Creating a great resume can be a challenging task for college students and recent college grads. College Grads Resumes

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.

2018 270

How to Finance Life After College

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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.

2019 141

College Grad Job Search – Preparing for Graduation

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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. 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

Five Career Tips for College Freshman

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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 165

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

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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

2017 122

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 205

Important Factors To Consider When Deciding Where To Go To College

Career Alley

Should you be considering a college education, perhaps to enter a particular career field that demands a graduate degree, there are a lot of factors for you to take into consideration. Launch your Career College Degree

2019 153

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. A fair few (myself included) find themselves stepping into a world starkly different from college living. Whether you’re freshly graduated or dreaming of those college years so suddenly behind you, I have news for you: life after college is never what it seems, but this doesn’t mean it has to be a letdown.

2018 144

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.

2015 208

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 185

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 202

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.

2015 208

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.

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

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Launch your Career online collegeIn 2018, online education no longer seems like a scam or a joke. So many legitimate schools offer online courses - free and tuition-based - that students need not worry whether they are truly enhancing their future by enrolling in an internet-based program.

2018 151

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

12 of the Best College Grad Job Search Links

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We thought it would be a great idea to list the best college grad job search sites. College Grads

2015 192

College Grad Job Search – Are You Prepared?

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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

Fast Track Your Career While Still in College

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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 186

The App Aided College Student

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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.

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.

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.

Tales of a Recovering College Dropout

Career Alley

College GradsBut, starting is not enough. Anyone can start anything. No one can experience what you don’t finish. As Seth Godin puts it, “You’ve got to ship.” That means you’ve got to have the courage to put yourself out there.

2015 172

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

What is the Best Alternative for College

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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 151

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 169

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? Life After College Money college debt student debtYou finally have your diploma in hand! It’s potentially the key to a great job and financial independence…and with it comes a heaping pile of debt.

2018 130

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 141

10 Things I Wish I Knew Coming Out of College

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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 188

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.

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 217

The Home Stretch – Preparing for Life after College

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College Grads College GradFor seniors, it’s important to follow a few simple steps to keep stress level from peaking come graduation time.

2015 143

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 158

5 Job Leads for College Grads

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College Grads Entry level jobsOkay, so you graduated in May and still don’t have a job. Just your luck to graduate in the worst economy since the Great Depression. But, believe it or not, there are jobs out there and one of them has your name on it. “Ha” you say? I kid you not. You just need to […].

2015 161

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. Here are a few of the many ways to begin pursuing your career while still in college. College is an excellent time to build a core network that will help propel you into the future.

No College Degree

Careers Done Write

Dear Deb: I never completed college. I tried three different times at three different colleges, once as a full-time student right after high school and twice more on a part-time basis while working over the last 14 years.

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.

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