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5 Resourceful Ways to Save Money Living On Your Own

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Piggy Bank - Savings

You’ve just graduated college, moved into your own place and become an adult. While it’s thrilling to get away from the shared dorm shower, living on your own is real-world expensive. The lucky ones may be living with their parents. But, if you’re like me, and are saving every penny to afford your tiny apartment,… read more »

The 4 Pieces You Need When Building a Professional Wardrobe

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Building a Professional Wardrobe after college

Congratulations—you have finished college and are about to become a member of the professional world. Soon, you’ll be able to apply all the knowledge you obtained in school in a tangible (and paying) way. This is also when clothes shopping shifts from looking for outfits that are great for campus life to professional and office-worthy… read more »

7 Things Every Post Grad Needs To Know About Buying A Car  

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First Car

Graduating from college and looking for the perfect job can be an exciting time, but it is also important to ensure that you have the transportation that you need to get to those interviews or that new career. When you are ready to buy your first car, there are a few key essentials that you… read more »

Why you need to define your career aspirations

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Secrets of a Hiring Manager Turned Career Coach by Lisa Quast

By: Lisa Quast, Author of Secrets of a Hiring Manager Turned Career Coach When it comes to finding a job, do you feel like a cork bobbing in a stream, going wherever the current takes you? We’ve all been there at one time or another, but you probably won’t end up where you want if… read more »

Best Writing Resources for Students

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As any other student, you are surely facing difficulties with academic writing. It wouldn’t be that hard to write essays if your professors allowed you to pick your own topics and areas of interest, but unfortunately that’s not the case. Coming up with ideas on boring concepts is not easy, and things are even harder… read more »

Cliches to Avoid When Writing a Cover Letter

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Cover letters are the bane of job applications. You’ve already dedicated time and attention to perfecting your resume, sorted through droves of job descriptions, mentally changed careers at least a dozen times (“Hmmm, I wonder if I can take a few IT classes and become a programmer even though my background is in art history…”… read more »

Travel To India: Top Destinations for Student Travelers

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The transition from college life into the “real world” can be a daunting one. You suddenly have to find a steady job, you’re no longer surrounded by the comforting community of friends and academic, and you have to learn how to make your way in the world. While this point in life is seen as… read more »

4 Must-Have Skills to Land a Job After Graduation

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I recently graduated from college and, after I was handed my diploma, I spent four months applying and interviewing before finally hearing that job offer I wanted. I had always thought it would be easier than that. After all, I’m a college graduate, so that should make it simple, right? That may have been true… read more »

How a Gap Year Influences Your First Job After College 

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Not many of us are fortunate enough, or brave enough, to pursue a ‘gap year’ abroad, but those that do find it one of the most invigorating experiences. But a gap year isn’t without risk. The gap on the resume can be interpreted very differently: one person could consider a year spent travelling as nothing… read more »

Personal Finance for New College Grads: A Glossary of Terms

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College Grad

Sixty-four percent of Americans don’t have the savings to cover a $1,000 emergency, according to the National Foundation for Credit Counseling. This means even a small emergency can create a cycle of using credit cards, incurring debt and then charging more or borrowing from friends and family to get by. It’s tempting for new graduates—who… read more »