Posted on Tuesday, June 14th, 2016 under Blog, Current Events, Graduation
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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Posted on Monday, May 23rd, 2016 under Blog, Graduation
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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Posted on Friday, May 13th, 2016 under Graduation, Jobs
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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Posted on Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 under Graduation, Jobs
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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Posted on Monday, June 2nd, 2014 under Current Events, Graduation
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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Posted on Friday, June 7th, 2013 under Current Events, Graduation
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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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, Paying for College
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 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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