Posted on Monday, July 11th, 2011 under Jobs, Summer
Bummed out about the prospect of spending your vacation working a summer job rather than relaxing with friends at the beach? You’re not alone.
Before they were famous, many celebrities had to work unglamorous jobs for little money.
So whenever your summer job starts to get you down, just think of these stars — they started out small and hit the big time! Who knows where you will end up?
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Posted on Monday, June 20th, 2011 under Starting College, Summer
The mention of a summer reading list is enough to put any student into a panic – especially when it comes to a list of books that you should read before you start college.
But some of the best summer books for students preparing for college have nothing to do with academics. They range from survival guides to rites of passage.
So dust off your library card and check out these top 10 summer reading picks!
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Posted on Monday, April 18th, 2011 under Jobs, Summer
Starting a summer job search before summer gets here is a wise move.
Spring is an ideal time to look for summer jobs. It’s not too early, since many companies have already posted positions.
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Posted on Monday, July 12th, 2010 under Internships, Jobs, Summer
Unpaid student internships may seem like a waste of time. After all, why bother working for free when you can get a paying job?
But what you may not have considered is the fact that a good internship (paid or unpaid) can have a hugely positive impact on your life both during and after school.
Here are five reasons why unpaid internships are worth the time and trouble.
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Posted on Friday, June 11th, 2010 under Summer, Travel
So summer is practically here, and you have more likely than not been bit by the travel bug.
Whether you’re backpacking through Europe or exploring a nearby city, it’s important to know what to pack when traveling.
Here are our top 5 suggestions for what to pack — and what to leave at home!
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Posted on Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010 under Student Life, Summer
Ah, the summer before you start college. The anticipation, the excitement… the boredom?
Unless you’re taking summer classes or have a summer job, summer is slow for students!
Don’t let these warm months pass you by. Check out this list of fun and helpful things to do the summer before college.
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Posted on Friday, May 28th, 2010 under Internships, Summer
Summer internships are a hot commodity once the warmer months roll around. And why not? They’re a great way to boost you resume and get experience in your field!
Not sure where to look for one? Depending on the career you intend to pursue, the answer to that question might change.
However, here are a few summer internship ideas that are sure to look great on any resume — no matter what career path you choose to follow.
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Posted on Monday, November 16th, 2009 under Internships, Summer
Summer might seem like a world away, but the winter months are an ideal time to find a summer internship!
Taking the time to find a summer internship in advance can give you the upper hand and help you land the job.
But how do you find a summer internship? Remember these 4 steps when you start your search.
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