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.

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 267

College Grad Job Search – References

Career Alley

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

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. In college, you had blocks of time between classes, but the schedule shifted every semester. The College To Career Transition Can Make All The Difference.

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.

2019 139

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 227

Here’s the high-priced advice college applicants buy that doesn’t trigger the FBI

Penelope Trunk

The FBI just announced a sting operation that caught 50 rich and famous parents paying millions of dollars to bribe and cheat to get their under-qualified kids into top colleges (and, mysteriously, some not-top colleges). Colleges work hard to get students from each state.

2019 114

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

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.

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 126

Resume Writing Tips for College Students

Career Alley

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

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 195

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 179

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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 138

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.

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.

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

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 !

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

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 153

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.

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

The College Bribery and Cheating Scandal is Really a Sign of HR Failure

Evil HR Lady

To keep reading, click here: The College Bribery and Cheating Scandal is Really a Sign of HR Failure. The post The College Bribery and Cheating Scandal is Really a Sign of HR Failure appeared first on Evil HR Lady. You’ve heard now how CEOs and Movie stars manipulated the system, bribed people, made up sports teams , and arranged for their kids to cheat on SATs and ACTs in order to get into “good” schools.

2019 128

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 210

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. 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 148

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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Job Hunting, College Prep, and Other Tips for Teens Seeking Scholarships

Ms. Career Girl

Most of us who are beyond college and into our careers know very well the financial challenges of getting an education. As a high school student, it’s never too early to start thinking about college scholarships. Begin Prepping for College as Early as You Can.

2019 172

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 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 138

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 174

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 195

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.

Relationship Recruiting with College Students


As a recruiter for a digital marketing company, we source most of our candidates for our entry level positions from colleges – attending college career fairs, posting jobs on college career portals, holding information sessions, or connecting with faculty teaching in our majors of interest.

ResumeBear: Kickstarter Funding Projects for College Students

Resume Bear

College is a great time to explore your creativity, and Kickstarter is a great place to find the funds to make your creative dreams a reality. So it’s no wonder that college students, groups, and even faculty members have flocked to the site to get their projects off the ground.