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    Steps to Success

    Steps to Success
    The entire goal of graduating from college, at least for most students, is to land a great job. Sounds easy, right? Unfortunately, most students know that the ideal situation of having a job upon graduation is more often the exception than the rule. Getting through college is half the battle – and it’s something all students need to keep in mind. ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +17
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    20 Affordable Ways to De-stress

    Whether you’re a teacher, a nurse or a banker, any job can be overwhelming and stressful. Learning how to manage stress and channel it through positive means is vital, not just for a successful career, but for your happiness and well-being too. If you don’t take time to unwind, constant stress can lead to a number of physical and psychological ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Practice Interview Questions

    Practice Interview Questions
    Prior to an interview, it’s always a good idea to go over some practice interview questions. After all, practice makes perfect. Asking yourself such questions – or getting someone else to “mock” interview you – is a great way to think about the types of answers you’d like to give and allows you to review your resume in the process. Below ...
    Published almost 2 years ago | Rated: +16
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    7 Mistakes First Time Job Seekers Make: And How to Avoid Them

    7 Mistakes First Time Job Seekers Make: And How to Avoid Them
    The day you graduate from college may be one of the happiest days of your life. The sense of accomplishment, the acknowledgement of a job well done, the pat on the back from your family and peers elates you. The future looks so bright, until you begin to search for a new job and are met with rejection after rejection. Then ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +21
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    MonsterCollege is Giving Away $5,000 This Spring

    FAQs: Do I need to register more than once? No How do I receive more chances to win? Simply sign into your MonsterCollege account at least once a day for increased odds. We will track who is logging in, you won't see anything when you log in but we will know. Should I register more than once for better odds? ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +129
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    Fool-Proof Pranks for the Office

    Fool-Proof Pranks for the Office
    April Fools is here, and that means you've either got a nefarious prank up your sleeve, or are taking some PTO to avoid being pranked. Whatever type of funny business you choose for April Fools' Day, make sure that you don't cross the line and get yourself fired or involved in a lawsuit! Follow these guidelines when thinking up your practical ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +4
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    8 IT Companies Hiring Right Now

    Apple, Inc. ABOUT Apple designs and manufactures popular consumer gadgets and computer software products, including the iPhone and the Mac line of laptops and desktops. Apple has more than 35,000 employees worldwide and, beyond the regular industry expectations of efficient productivity and innovation, it has an overriding philosophy of “clean,” aesthetically pleasing user interfaces and industrial design. The company’s design focus ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +6
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    FAFSA Updated to Accommodate Same-Sex Parentage

    FAFSA Updated to Accommodate Same-Sex Parentage
    Progression has reached federal student aid as news that the FAFSA form will now recognize parents that are also same-sex couples. Currently, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid referred to “mother/stepmother” and “father/stepfather” in reference to obtaining information about an applicant’s parents. As a result, applicants with same-sex parents had no choice but to either choose to classify parents at ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +14
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    Harvard MBA Grad Pays Off $101K in Student Debt in Seven Months

    Harvard MBA Grad Pays Off $101K in Student Debt in Seven Months
    Raise your hand if you have or will have student loan debt? Ok…just about everyone here? That’s what I thought. According to finaid.org, over 65% of undergraduate seniors with a Bachelor’s degree in 2007 – 08 graduated with an average of over $23,000 student loan debt. But the borrowing doesn’t stop there. Finaid.org reports that at least 55% of graduate and ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +19
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    Trick or Treat: President Obama's Plan for Cutting Federal Student Loan Payments

    Trick or Treat: President Obama's Plan for Cutting Federal Student Loan Payments
    Income-based Repayment Who: 1.6 million borrowers since 2008 with at least one loan in 2012 or later, generally borrowers whose total federal student loans exceeds their annual income What: Reduces cap on monthly loan payments by a third, from 15% of discretionary income to 10%, and forgives the remaining debt in 20 years instead of 25 When: Starts in 2012 instead ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +20
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    9 Ways to Wake Up Earlier

    Some of us are night owls. Others, early birds. Apparently, based on your chronotype, you will be more naturally alert earlier or later in the day. And your type may dictate when and for how long you sleep. But while a natural variance in sleep patterns is natural, it appears that the early bird is indeed the more coveted of ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +3
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    6 Job Networking Tips for New Grads

    6 Job Networking Tips for New Grads
    Job networking events are sometimes intimidating for college students and recent graduates. These events are often places where we feel out of place - but this doesn’t have to be the case. Networking events are places where job hunters can make contact with prospective employers and show them just how strong we are as job candidates. More often than not, the ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +32
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    Interested in Writing for MonsterCollege?

    Interested in Writing for MonsterCollege?
    Interested in writing for MonsterCollege? We are looking for people to contribute: • Interview Advice Articles • Employer Reviews • Resume & Cover Letter Tips • How-To Professional Guides • Career & Job Seeking Advice • Original Videos If you are interested in any of these options, please send an e-mail to info@college.monster.com
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +11
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    The Grammar Guide

    The Grammar Guide
    No matter how confident you may be in your writing skills, it’s easy to make mistakes on these common grammatical errors. These mistakes are considered red flags on resumes, papers, scholarship applications and in your work. What are such mistakes warning signs of? Bosses, teachers and hiring managers consider such mistakes to be indicators that you don't take the time to ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +15
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    Top 10 Party Schools of 2013-2014

    Top 10 Party Schools of 2013-2014
    The Princeton Review ranks pretty much everything when it comes to college – from student life to political agendas. But what rankings matter most to students? Try as they might to gain student hype around academics or other categories, one of the most highly anticipated rankings remains both coveted by students and despised by college presidents: the year’s top party colleges. ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +19
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    Top 10 Things that College Taught Us About Life

    1. Dorms College is a time of extreme freedom but, let’s face it, not everything about college screams unfettered space. Students don’t usually have a lot of extra money and that means that their personal space is limited. In fact, the average college student has bunked down in a dorm room. According to the 2000 census, about 2 million students ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Five Signs You Should Change Your Major

    Five Signs You Should Change Your Major
    If you've got a major you are thinking of changing, you're far from alone. But how do you know whether you should go ahead and actually make the move? Try this checklist: You're Bored to Tears in Your Current Major Courses Suppose you're majoring in chemistry, and every time you go to one of your chemistry classes, you fight to stay ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rate This
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    2009 in Pictures

    January Airplane Lands in Hudson A US Airways pilot ditched his disabled jetliner into the frigid Hudson River after a collision with a flock of birds apparently knocked out both engines. Rescuers pulled all 155 people on board into boats as the plane sank. (AP Photo) Next Photo [page] Barack Obama Inaugurated President of the United States History is made as ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +3
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    3 Good Things a Recession Does for Careers

    3 Good Things a Recession Does for Careers
    Are you sick of hearing bad news about the economy and job market? Well then, this post is for you. I’m not trying to discount the fact a lot of people are suffering professionally these days. Yet, the reality is a recession actually has some short-term and long-term upsides when it comes to how we view and manage our careers. That’s ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +3
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    10 Professional Email Tips

    10 Professional Email Tips
    In this day and age, you’d think everyone would have the art of email completely down. You’d think. But, the truth is, there are so many different types of email you can write, that it’s no wonder most people get confused between personal and professional, conversational and business, formal and informal. Such confusion, while somewhat understandable, is still completely unacceptable when ...
    Published almost 2 years ago | Rated: +23