Posted on Thursday, May 16th, 2013 under Graduate School, Graduation, Jobs
If you are about to graduate from college with a BA or BS degree, you’re probably thinking about what is going to happen next.
Some students have had their next steps mapped out for years and even have a job lined up starting the day after graduation. But let’s face it — that’s not exactly the norm among college students!
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Posted on Friday, December 14th, 2012 under Graduation, Money
Now that you’ve graduated from college, you are faced with many decisions, including the age-old question of how much money your alumni donation should be.
Your first response may be shock, since you just spent at least four years paying for college, and now you are being asked for more money.
But after about the fifth letter pleading for additional financial help, you might start contemplating what the right amount would be for your alumni donation.
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Posted on Thursday, June 14th, 2012 under Graduation
One of the most exciting aspects of college graduation is listening to the commencement speeches given by successful people, whether they are celebrities, politicians or entrepreneurs. They can be inspiring, dramatic and even funny, but the best ones are memorable.
The speeches of 2012 did not disappoint, so here are some quotes from a few of this year’s best college graduation speeches.
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Posted on Thursday, May 10th, 2012 under Graduation, Internships, Jobs
Internships for college graduates may not run as rampant as internships for undergraduates, but they are still possible to find. In fact, an internship may be your best bet once you graduate if you are having trouble finding a job you really want.
Some internships are perfect for college graduates, but others are a waste of time. Therefore, you should think about a few details before applying for — or accepting — an internship after college.
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Posted on Monday, May 7th, 2012 under Graduation, High School
There are plenty of things to do before you graduate from high school, and they do not involve academics.
Now that your GPA, test scores and college applications are practically set in stone, it is time to focus on some important things to do before you graduate.
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Posted on Thursday, May 3rd, 2012 under Graduation
The commencement speaker is often a point of special interest during a college graduation ceremony. Both the graduates and the audience are ready to be inspired by the words of successful people who show up to make a speech.
There is often even more interest when the commencement speaker happens to be famous, and some colleges have been lucky enough to attract well-known speakers. This, in return, can attract attention for the school.
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Posted on Thursday, April 19th, 2012 under Graduation, Jobs
It seems like an ideal solution to the tough economy – complete a volunteer year in a program such as AmeriCorps, City Year, Teach for America or one of the many others that offer positions, usually working at nonprofit organizations.
The truth is that a year of volunteerism after college has many benefits, but a few drawbacks, too.
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Posted on Monday, April 16th, 2012 under Graduation, Jobs
The lean economic climate may make the prospect of finding a job after college seem especially daunting. But it doesn’t have to be! With a little planning, imagination and patience, you can make the job-hunting process easier and more successful.
Here are a few don’ts – and several dos – to help you in your post-college job search.
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Posted on Monday, March 12th, 2012 under Graduation, Jobs
If you are nearing your college graduation and do not have any appealing job prospects on the horizon, moving back in with your parents may be on your mind.
Is moving in with your parents a good idea? Before you decide, take a look at some of the common benefits and drawbacks.
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Posted on Friday, June 3rd, 2011 under Campus Correspondents, Graduation, Student Life
College. Was it what I expected? I think that I can easily and unequivocally say yes. And no. And maybe.
When I was in high school, and my brother and older friends went off to college, I always imagined them leaving behind the world that they once knew to become these completely different, older, more mature, and, well, responsible people.
My ideas of college in high school and what I know of it now that I have graduated are different in many aspects, but also sort of the same.
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Posted on Friday, May 20th, 2011 under Graduation, Student Life
If you have been with your high school sweetheart for as long as you can remember (or at least that’s what it feels like!), you may be wondering what comes next after graduation. While some people do stay with their high school sweethearts through college and find themselves happily married down the line, others find college is a good time to start seeing other people.
What’s best for your relationship depends on you, your significant other and the state of your relationship. Ask yourself and your partner these questions for a better idea of whether your relationship is destined to stand the test of time after graduation.
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Posted on Friday, April 29th, 2011 under Graduation, Humor
The best graduation speeches are those that entertain and motivate – and some might even go down in history.
The speeches on our list are among the best. The speakers range from comedians to CEOs to authors. We’ll give you the speaker, the setting and our favorite quote from the speech.
Which do you like best?
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Posted on Friday, April 22nd, 2011 under Graduation, Student Life
If you have read our list of five things to do before graduating college, you should also take a look at these five things NOT to do before graduating college!
I know the weather is warming up and your time as a student is nearing its end, but please don’t slack off! Keep our list of things not to do before graduating in mind, and you should be golden.
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Posted on Wednesday, April 20th, 2011 under Graduation, Student Life
This list of things to do before graduating college may be one of the best to-do lists of your life.
As graduation day looms nearer, it’s important to take advantage of the short amount of time you have left. College is a time to learn as much as you can and have fun. Make the most of it now while you still can!
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