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    What to Do If You Have a Job Before Graduation (And If You Haven’t)

    What to Do If You Have a Job Before Graduation (And If You Haven’t)
    Congratulations! You’re one of the lucky few that’s landed a job before graduation! Time to kick back and relax, right? Think again. When you have a job secured before graduation, there is even more incentive to do well in classes. For just as quickly as you’ve landed your job, you can just as quickly lose it. Expectations from Employers Many employers ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +27
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    How to Create the Modern Resume

    How to Create the Modern Resume
    Your resume doesn’t just provide a look at your professional experience, it speaks volumes about who you are as a potential employee and person. A modern resume says that you’re fresh, flexible and willing to try new things or work a little outside the norm. So what does a modern resume look like? Replace the objective with a summary. It might ...
    Published 6 months ago | Rated: +24
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    3 Ways to Land a Job Before Graduation

    3 Ways to Land a Job Before Graduation
    Whether you’re facing college graduation with gusto or fear and trepidation, it’s coming. And after the cap and gown, you have to face the reality of the real world. Are you ready? Deep breaths – it’s ok if you’re not. But if you want to be ready – or even more than ready, at that – you can take steps now ...
    Published 6 months ago | Rated: +22
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    Loan Gifting: A New Way to Help Pay Off Student Debt

    Loan Gifting: A New Way to Help Pay Off Student Debt
    When you know you have debt up to your ears that exists in your student loan account, the stress is constant. In terms of gifting, that's what you really want - and need. Understandably, family members and other loved ones may not want to give you cash because they may feel it’s boring, would prefer to see the tangible gift that ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +25
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    FLOTUS Michelle Obama & SNL’s Jay Pharoah Star in a Rap Video about Going to College

    FLOTUS Michelle Obama & SNL’s Jay Pharoah Star in a Rap Video about Going to College
    Is there anything that FLOTUS Michelle Obama isn’t good at? The First Lady wants to encourage students to go to college so much that she created a rap video with Saturday Night Live’s Jay Pharoah about why you students should go to college, supporting her “Better Make Room” campaign. The campaign encourages young American students to commit to better lives by ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +22
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    Race on College Campuses: What’s Happening Now?

    Race on College Campuses: What’s Happening Now?
    They say history has a way of repeating itself, and at several colleges and universities across the country, that’s the case right now. African American students as well as other minority and underrepresented groups on college campuses have banded together to demand an end to racial tension from administrators as well as their peers. Today, these individuals echo the thoughts, opinions ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +19
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    “Food Insecurity” is the New Hunger & its Prevalent on U.S. College Campuses

    “Food Insecurity” is the New Hunger & its Prevalent on U.S. College Campuses
    Food. It’s one of the most basic human needs, yet for 49.1 million Americans, hunger is a constant struggle. Many of these Americans are also students – the people in your courses who you’d least expect. It makes sense, though. With college affordability being a constant struggle as well, it’s no wonder that many students go hungry. “Food insecurity” is the ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +17
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    Department of Education Launches New Income-Based Repayment Plan

    Department of Education Launches New Income-Based Repayment Plan
    For years, President Obama has advocated for college students and graduates, and one of his biggest proposals to help the student loan debt crisis has become a reality for millions of borrowers. This summer, both President Obama and Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan, called for changes to the current student loan repayment system, and as of the end of October, a ...
    Published almost 2 years ago | Rated: +22
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    Michelle Obama Backs New College Site

    Michelle Obama Backs New College Site
    The First Lady Michelle Obama continues the quest to get each and every young American to view higher education as both an achievable goal and a priority within their future. Her most recent effort, a public awareness campaign in the form of a web site entitled, Better Make Room, is tied to her Reach Higher initiative, as well as collaborative efforts ...
    Published almost 2 years ago | Rated: +12
  • +23

    New Recruiting Tool: Companies Promise to Help Pay Student Loans

    New Recruiting Tool: Companies Promise to Help Pay Student Loans
    For years, there has been the same formula to enticing new employees: health benefits, 401K and opportunities for growth. However, with the rise of millennials in the workforce has come a variety of creative benefits to lure some of the best minds to tech, financial and creative industries. These range from lounge rooms filled with ping pong tables to six-week sabbaticals ...
    Published almost 2 years ago | Rated: +23
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    Democratic Debate: Presidential Hopefuls on College Costs

    Democratic Debate: Presidential Hopefuls on College Costs
    In the wake of the first democratic national debate, the nation has been reflecting on the presidential hopeful’s responses on a plethora of issues. One issue of particular importance that has been up for discussion has been higher education. More specifically, the costs and debt associated with higher education are what make it a hot button issue. Where does each candidate ...
    Published almost 2 years ago | Rated: +24
  • +21

    Need a Seasonal Job? 755,000 Holiday Jobs Available Now!

    Need a Seasonal Job? 755,000 Holiday Jobs Available Now!
    Believe it or not, it’s already time to start thinking about that time of year again – if you want a seasonal job. Within the retail industry the job prospects this year look fairly bright and is pretty on-target with last year’s 755,000 seasonal hires added to payrolls, according to global placement consultancy, Challenger, Gray & Christmas. But, with strong competition ...
    Published almost 2 years ago | Rated: +21
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    College to Pay Mislead Students $1.2 Million

    College to Pay Mislead Students $1.2 Million
    Former students Daymar College, which is actually a for-profit Kentucky company, have filed multiple lawsuits with claims that the company misled them, according to a copy of the proposed settlement deal, which was obtained by The Courier-Journal, a newspaper in Louisvilla, KY. According to the details within the settlement and The Courier-Journal, the former students are accusing the for-profit college of ...
    Published almost 2 years ago | Rated: +14
  • +18

    Interview Questions You Can Refuse to Answer

    Interview Questions You Can Refuse to Answer
    While many potential employers may be asking questions just to make conversation or to find commonalities in life and make small talk, there are laws that prevent them from asking certain types of questions in case they have ulterior motives behind the questions asked. Unfortunately, just because the laws exist does not mean every interviewer follows them. That’s why it’s up ...
    Published 6 months ago | Rated: +18
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    Clinton’s College Compact: Will It Make College More Affordable?

    Clinton’s College Compact: Will It Make College More Affordable?
    Hillary Clinton isn’t waiting to take office to propose new policy changes. As part of her campaign for President, Clinton unveiled a “new college compact” earlier in August that would help to alleviate the cost of college as well as student loan debt for graduates, according to USA Today. This new college compact has five main points: • That no student ...
    Published almost 2 years ago | Rated: +11
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    Research Shows Women Suffer More from Student Loan Debt

    Research Shows Women Suffer More from Student Loan Debt
    On a daily basis, you can find some type of coverage on the “student loan crisis,” whether it’s expert advice on how to pay on time, an increase in the default rates or proposed solutions on forgiving student loan debt. But what you probably haven’t heard is how it’s affecting women and men differently – until recently. VICE distributed some eye-opening ...
    Published almost 2 years ago | Rated: +10
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    You Can Have It All: Balancing Work and Graduate School

    You Can Have It All: Balancing Work and Graduate School
    Want to go to graduate school but don’t want to leave your current full-time job? What if you could have it both ways? Many students do. One of the pros to doing both at the same time is still receiving a steady income, while the cons add up to little social life and a rigorous schedule. But it can be done ...
    Published about 2 years ago | Rated: +10
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    15 Free Money-Saving Apps

    15 Free Money-Saving Apps
    Your smart phone – regardless of type – is the gateway to many great money-saving methods. Whether it’s coupon clipping or locating the best deals in town, there are apps to help you save cash when you need it the most. Check out the following apps, which can help you stick to your budget: 1. TUN An app designed specifically to ...
    Published about 2 years ago | Rated: +15
  • +17

    Secretary Duncan Calls for Accountability, Lower Student Loan Debt

    Secretary Duncan Calls for Accountability, Lower Student Loan Debt
    This week, Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan, called for some changes to our nation’s current higher education system. During a speech at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, Duncan pointed to the current insufficiencies in the system that lead students to graduate in six years or more as well as rack up student debt without the means to adequately pay for ...
    Published about 2 years ago | Rated: +17
  • +29

    Choose Staffing as a Career & Love What You Do

    Choose Staffing as a Career & Love What You Do
    Whether you're currently in college considering different career paths or you're looking to make a career change, the workforce solutions industry – that’s staffing and recruiting companies - offer endless diverse professional employment prospects for motivated individuals at all experience levels. Last year, staffing & recruiting was a $130 billion industry in the United States and it continues to grow. In ...
    Published about 2 years ago | Rated: +29