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Your 4-Year Plan: How To Take Advantage Of Your College Education

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An article by contributor Meghan Belnap. With the rising costs of college education and the increasing demand on student attention in the form of social and digital media, having a 4-Year plan is absolutely critical to take advantage of your college education. All too often, graduates are saddled with student debt and without suitable work. Some real-world skills are sadly missed or not studied by most new graduates, but it’s never too late to start taking advantage of your education, and laying the ground work for a career after graduation! Freshman Year: Orient Yourself, Work Hard and Socialize Most incoming freshman … / Read more »




Practical Tips to find a Teaching Job right after College

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An article by contributor Jessica Gust. When you leave college, it’s often difficult to find a job right away. But with the right process and hard work, it is possible. The teaching industry is often looking for recent graduates and new teaching staff to join schools for the beginning of the school year, so you have a little time to find that opportunity. Here are some practical tips to help you land that teaching position right after you graduate. Do your research First of all, you need to get a good idea of which schools in your area might have … / Read more »




5 Ways Business School Can Help You Have a Successful Startup

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An article by Ohio based contributor Lizzie Weakley. If you want to run a successful startup business, you may first want to go to business school. While there, you will learn a variety of skills that may help increase your odds of creating a successful company that you can eventually sell or pass on to future generations. How can business school help you run your business more effectively? Learn to Write a Business Plan Writing a business plan is the first thing that you should do when attempting to create a new company. Creating this plan enables you to pin … / Read more »




How to reach out to recruiters on LinkedIn

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An article by contributor Emily Burgess. When you have recently graduated, or you are about to graduate, there can be a certain amount of pressure to find a job. Not only are you trying to find a way to make a living after your studies, but you are also competing with other candidates in the same position. Rather than waiting for a job to come to you, it’s better to reach out to recruiters, and you can find plenty of them on LinkedIn. Here’s how to get in touch with them. Request a connection You can normally only do this … / Read more »




Go for the Gold: Solid Career Ideas for Every Student

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An article by contributor Rachelle Wilber. There are some focused things you can do while in college that will greatly enhance your chances of successfully launching a career. Here are some career ideas. Self and Career Exploration Colleges generally have career guidance services or counseling centers where you can explore your interests, aptitudes and personality traits through tests and discussions with counselors. Take advantage of this service to get clear on career possibilities that are suitable for you, or to confirm a good fit between you and your chosen career. Learn all you can about current trends in the field … / Read more »