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What Next? Life After College Graduation

Posted on Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017 under Graduation

college graduates hugging

Wondering what path your life should take after college graduation? This helpful infographic details all the different options available to you on your post-graduate journey.

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Best Graduation Speech Quotes of 2016

Posted on Tuesday, June 14th, 2016 under Blog, Current Events, Graduation

best graduation speech quotes

Every spring as college seniors don their caps and gowns and prepare to receive their diplomas, great advice is given at ceremonies all over the country. Just as in years past, this year’s graduation speech quotes ranged from funny to moving.

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How to Maintain Your Social Life After College

Posted on Monday, May 23rd, 2016 under Blog, Graduation

friends

When you’re in college, it’s pretty easy to make friends. You’re always surrounded by people! But what happens when you graduate? We have the tips you need to ensure that social calendar stays full.

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15 Resume Mistakes to Avoid as a Recent Graduate

Posted on Friday, May 13th, 2016 under Graduation, Jobs

resume mistakes to avoid

Whether you are preparing for graduation or are a recent grad looking for your first post-college job, you need an awesome resume in order to have a chance at employment.

That means you need to avoid making these 15 mistakes as you compose your resume!

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How to Land a Job After College

Posted on Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 under Graduation, Jobs

post-college job search tips

Even though the economic climate has, in recent years, taken a turn for the better, finding a job after college can still seem 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.

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Get a GED & Go To a US College

Posted on Saturday, August 22nd, 2015 under Applying to College, Graduation, High School, Testing

BA or BS degree

Just because you didn’t graduate with a high school diploma, doesn’t mean you can’t attend a US college. Most US schools accept high school equivalency diplomas. So earn your GED and you too can attend a school in America.

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Choosing Between a Summer Job and an Internship

Posted on Tuesday, June 9th, 2015 under Graduation, Internships, Jobs

Shoe, notebook, and tape measurer

If you’re looking for a way to be productive during your break from school, both a summer internship and a summer job can suit your needs. But therein lies the problem – it can be hard to choose between the two options!

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Best Graduation Speech Quotes of 2015

Posted on Thursday, May 28th, 2015 under Current Events, Graduation

College graduates with BA and BS degrees

It’s May, and you know what that means! It’s the time of year when celebrities speak at college commencement ceremonies, leaving us with some memorable graduation speech quotes.

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5 Things You Learn After Graduating From College

Posted on Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 under Academics, Blog, College Classes, Graduation, Student Life

college balloons

Where you go to college and what you do once you get there are two heavily emphasized topics that follow us throughout our young lives. But what happens after all is said and done?

Here are a few life changes that come with graduating from college, and some ways to cope with them.

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Best Graduation Speech Quotes of 2014

Posted on Monday, June 2nd, 2014 under Current Events, Graduation

college balloons

It’s that time of year again.

Yes, it’s the end of May, which means the school year is wrapping up and it’s time to start gleaning some insight from the best college graduation speeches.

Whether you look up to actors, comedians, CEOs or politicians, it’s hard to avoid learning a little something from the many esteemed speakers at college graduation ceremonies.

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Best Graduation Speech Quotes of 2013

Posted on Friday, June 7th, 2013 under Current Events, Graduation

graduation speech

Even if you didn’t graduate this year, you probably paid attention to the graduation ceremony at your school. After all, college commencement speakers are known for giving great advice, and they’re often famous, too.

Whether your favorite actor, inventor, or politician was one of the college commencement speakers in 2013, you might be interested in excerpts from some of the most outstanding speeches this year.

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What’s Next After You Get a BA or BS Degree?

Posted on Thursday, May 16th, 2013 under Graduate School, Graduation, Jobs

BA or BS degree

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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Your Alumni Donation

Posted on Friday, December 14th, 2012 under Graduation, Money, Paying for College

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.

Wait, what?

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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Best Graduation Speech Quotes of 2012

Posted on Thursday, June 14th, 2012 under Graduation

graduate with family

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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Should College Graduates Consider Internships?

Posted on Thursday, May 10th, 2012 under Graduation, Internships, Jobs

internships for college grads

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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