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Posted March 27, 2015 by

The Ultimate Guide to Paying for College Tuition

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Let’s be honest, college is expensive. Loans and scholarships enable more people to attend college than ever before, but the current economic climate is still an obstacle when it comes to covering the cost of college. With the U. S. economy in a state of recovery, credit is tightening and tuition costs are rising – leaving students to wonder how they can pay for college without going broke. (more…)

Posted September 15, 2014 by

Recruiters, Want a Successful Experience on Campus this Fall? Here’s What You Can Do

With the fall season approaching, recruiters who visit college campuses will be looking to find quality candidates to hire.  The following post shares advice on having a successful recruiting experience on campus this autumn.

Ah, the fall! I love it. Everything about it: pumpkin spice lattes, fall scented candles, pumpkin carving, boots, and back to school time. As someone who’s made a transition from being on the ground as a college recruiter to a…

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Posted September 09, 2014 by

College Students, Do You Go to School to Get Better Jobs or Otherwise?

It appears that most college students are going to school to get better jobs, according to one survey in the following post.

UCLA’s CIRP (Cooperative Institutional Research Program) just released a survey on why students go to college. About 300,000 freshmen students from approximately 300 four year colleges completed the survey prior to the start of classes. This body of work spans over 40 years of data and expertise in the subject matter itself. Why students go to college? 88

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Posted August 12, 2014 by

College Students, Finishing Up Your Summer Jobs and Want to Enhance Your Resumes? Follow These 13 Tips

Once college students finish their summer jobs, they may want to update their resumes.  The following post has 13 resume tips to do the trick.

Featured: Featured Summer internships are wrapping up and it’s time to head back to school. Don’t just give yourself a makeover for the fall – give your resume a makeover as well as you add your new experience! I’ve been chatting with some of our Campus Ambassadors about resume

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Posted August 11, 2014 by

From Classroom to Conference Room: Insights and Tips to Getting Hired

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Male student with computer taking notes in university class. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Walking off the stage after receiving your college diploma can feel a bit like stepping into the void – a vast void of unemployed graduates all hoping to land the best job offer for their chosen field. Some job seekers focus with a laser-like intensity that blocks out opportunities disguised as “poor fits,” while others make it to the interview only to freeze and not communicate their experience and desire for the job.

Just as receiving your degree was the result of discipline, preparation and hard work, so too is the journey to receiving the right job offer. Here are a few insights and tips to help speed your path to the career you’ve worked so hard to launch: (more…)

Posted July 29, 2014 by

College Students, Have You Thought about Asking These 6 Questions During Your Jobs as Interns?

For college students with jobs as interns who have the opportunity to ask questions to mentors or employees, there are six they should in the following post.

Featured: Featured We held a mentorship/informational session for our interns last week. They had the opportunity to ask myself and my two employees (our Digital Marketing Manager and our Campus Programs Manager) two questions each. Here are some of our favorite questions that they asked:read more

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Posted May 30, 2014 by

On the Fence about Going to College? Reasons a College Recruiter Might Encourage You to Get a Higher Education

Getting a college education can take you to the next level in developing the career you want.  The following post shares several reasons a college recruiter might encourage you to pursue a higher education.

“Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.” ~ Malcolm X Education is very important in the present job market or for the skills required for the future. For better career options, a stronger likelihood of getting hired and a higher salary, amongst other benefits, consider getting a college degree

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Posted May 27, 2014 by

How Recent Grads Can Plan Careers as They Pursue Entry Level Jobs

For recent graduates who didn’t plan their careers while in school, that does not mean they can’t do so today.  As these grads pursue entry level jobs, learn how they can still plan careers in the following post.

I received a tweet this morning from a senior who graduated from a university a few days ago, “what do you do when you are exactly as the student described in that post except you are now in the real world?” Basically, what do you do if it’s too late

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Posted May 08, 2014 by

8 Ways to Earn Cash While in School

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College students truly understand the definition of broke. Although some students attend school on a part-time basis and work to support themselves, the majority of students attend school full-time and seek part-time opportunities to generate extra cash.

Even if financial aid pays for your tuition and your parents give you money each month, these funds might not be enough. This is especially true if you have a car, bills and other expenses you need to cover. But given your school schedule, you may not have a lot of time for work.

Fortunately, several opportunities are available to you. Here are eight ways to make money as a college student that won’t take a lot of your time, or too much of your energy. (more…)

Posted May 06, 2014 by

Did Your College Recruiter Tell You This? Advice to Keep in Mind for College

As a prospective student, your college recruiter might not tell you everything to expect during your time in school.  So, check out some advice to keep in mind for college in the following post.

There are more benefits in getting a college degree. The increased earning potential, as well as the social and intellectual stimulation, is worthwhile. Continue reading this article for advice on succeeding at college.

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