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Posted May 13, 2015 by

The reality behind recruiting employees with online degrees

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Mark Turpin, CEO of The HT Group

How do you compare online degrees with traditional diplomas? Find out why companies’ acceptance of online degrees held by job candidates is growing.

From Penn State to the University of Miami, online degrees have never before been available from such a large and diverse group of institutions. Whether these schools are public or private and have physical college campuses or not, the questions that arise when you’re looking at job candidates remain the same. How do you tell the difference between online and traditional degrees, and at the end of the day, does it really matter? (more…)

Posted November 07, 2014 by

London Calling International Students

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Beautiful colors of Big Ben from Westminster Bridge at Sunset – London. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Choosing the right college is one of the biggest decisions you will ever make. Rather than letting this daunt you, feel the excitement and put your all into research and planning. If you’re looking for a big change, along with challenges, experiencing a new culture and an internationally recognised education, studying abroad should definitely be one of your options.

But where to?

London was ranked second best city to study in (after Paris!) by QS Best Student Cities in 2012 and, according to The Guardian, it attracts one in nine students who are studying abroad. With fine establishments such as the London School of Business and Finance building its educational-scape, it’s easy to understand the attraction. (more…)

Posted March 17, 2014 by

How to get a job on Wall Street after College

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An entrance to an office building on Wall Street in New York. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

The first step is to know whether you are passionate about finance. I personally like finance as it involves numbers and common sense, and how the main goal is to maximize profit. I learned early on in my pursuit of a Wall Street career to not work on Wall Street for the money. I promise you will either get burnt out or easily beaten by people who actually like finance. (more…)

Posted December 16, 2013 by

Looking for Entry Level Jobs in Accounting and Finance for 2014? Part 2

Are you about to graduate from college, and start searching for entry level jobs in accounting or finance?  If so, part two of the following post lists some opportunities you might be interested in.

This is the second in our three-part series on entry-level finance and accounting jobs to consider for recent or soon-to-be graduates with 4-year accounting or finance degrees. In part one, we covered entry-level jobs in the…

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Posted September 24, 2013 by

Should Money Be a Factor in College Recruiters Attracting International Students to Their Schools?

While recruiting international students may be a goal at some colleges, should money be a factor in college recruiters attracting them?  The following post has more on this recruiting strategy.

Su Lau, an international student and School of Management sophomore, said she is from Peru and was not approached by an international recruiter while she was applying to colleges. “I definitely think it [recruiting…

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Posted May 20, 2013 by

Is Getting an Entry Level Job Your Priority When Choosing a College?

I believe the answer to this question is yes for most students considering what college to attend.  If that is the case for you, the following post has some factors to keep in mind when making the decision on where to earn that degree, which will hopefully help land you an entry level job.

Community college students who ultimately want to obtain a four-year degree need to keep in mind that some recruiters might perceive their two-year credits as less valuable. I meet bright, ambitious students from community …

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Posted November 30, 2012 by

Nine strategies for successful enrollment management in today’s higher education environment

CollegeRecruiter.comLike all of us at some point, colleges and universities will see the need for change.  The following post identifies strategies that can help them adapt to change in enrollment management, as well as their recruiting and retention efforts.

I have been involved in enrollment management for more than 40 years, both as an enrollment manager on campus and as a consultant for Noel-Levitz. During that time, I have seen changes in higher education that are nothing short of revolutionary. Shifts in access to higher education, the gender and ethnic composition of classes, the number of students attending college, and technological innovations are just some of the sweeping changes that have made higher education an increasing force in the social, economic, political, and cultural life of our country.


Nine strategies for successful enrollment management in today’s higher education environment