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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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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 »

6 Travel Lessons That Will Boost Your Career Skills

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Traveling is one good opportunity to disconnect from your regular life, crazy schedules and other personal commitments. Give yourself time to somehow go away or get some distance from the pressures of life. It will surely change you to become a better person and will also leave a positive impact on your career. There is… read more »

4 Practical Ways to Continue Learning After College

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You have passed all the necessary requirements to graduate from college. You already have your diploma and a resume to prove that you can start being a professional. You hide your textbooks and say goodbye to buying another school material. You have completed your training. You no longer have to attend classes. Then, what happens… read more »

Why Being a College Athlete Can Help Balance the Demands of Grad School

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If you were a student-athlete while in college, chances are you devoted much of your time practicing and competing. In fact, many student-athletes find it difficult to get involved in other activities while in college because of the time it takes to play their particular sport. While graduate schools look for well-rounded candidates to admit… read more »

Moving Out: Top 4 Cities for Young People

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For recent grads considering where to set down roots can be a difficult decision. Financial factors such as the job market, cost of living, and housing prices may not be the first thing twenty-somethings normally think about, but after the recession the young people of today know we have to be financially savvy. But that’s… read more »