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How to Jump Start Your First Graduate Job Search

After slugging your way through the endless drudgery of academia, you have finally arrived. You are a graduate with a diploma, eager to begin your career. While the economy has been improving over the last few years, the job market for educated yet inexperienced graduates is tough. Many people find themselves overwhelmed by the effort …
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Myth: Only the Grades in Your Major-Related Classes Matter

Going into college, it’s easy to think that your grades don’t matter for the first couple of years. They won’t matter until you really start to hone in on your major, right? A common misconception is that you don’t have to worry about general education classes and electives are ones. However, there are several reasons …
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Myth: Everyone Else Has Their Life Figured Out

Think of a peer you admire, whether it be a friend, classmate, or someone prevalent on campus. How do you perceive their life and their success? Chances are, if you admire someone, you probably think that their life is all put together and that they know exactly what they are doing. However, you can never …
There are many things to consider before starting a small business during college.
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Should You Start Your Small Business While You’re Still In College?

The perks and pitfalls of acting early on that entrepreneurial spirit. For some entrepreneurs, starting a small business while still in university can be the best decision they’ve ever made. Facebook’s founder, Mark Zuckerberg, is perhaps the most well-known success story in this regard. But not all budding business owners will have the same circumstances …
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What are the 4 Types of College Degrees?

While there are many different kinds of college degrees out there in the big world of academia, you can categorize them into four different units: Associate’s Degree Bachelor’s Degree Master’s Degree and Doctoral Degree. Let’s go through the types of college degrees and see what differentiates these accomplishments from one another. Note: this is not …