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Posted March 24, 2015 by

Everything You Need to Know to Move Out After Graduating College

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Sarah Landrum

I’m sure we can all pretty much agree that the freedom and independence of college life is great. Your significant other can stay over whenever you please, you can blast the music as loud as you want, and ordering Chinese food in the middle of the night is totally acceptable. When you’re living with your best friends, there’s no one around to judge you. That’s why moving back in with your parents after graduating from college might seem like a bit of a culture shock, or even a nightmare.

There are ways to move out on your own after college. Whether you’re tired of your parents or are relocating for a new job, we’ll walk you through it. (more…)

Posted February 10, 2015 by

Affording the Unaffordable: Empty Pockets Don’t Equal Empty Life

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Melissa Burns

How often do you say to yourself or hear it from those near you: “You can’t afford it”? But the truth is, there are very few things you really can’t afford. Even if your financial position leaves much to be desired, it doesn’t mean you should skimp on everything – and it doesn’t mean you cannot do anything to improve it. Here are 5 ways to afford the unaffordable: (more…)

Posted September 17, 2014 by

Recent College Graduates, Do You Need to Relocate for Your Dream Jobs? How You Can Do So on a Budget

For recent college graduates who need to relocate for their dream jobs, the following post can help you complete this task while on a budget.

You’ve just received an offer for what could be the job of a lifetime — but it’s in another city, far from everything you know. Or you’ve finally decided it’s time to make the next move in your career, but the bigger, better opportunities undeniably lie elsewhere. So then comes the

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Posted August 25, 2014 by

7 Questions College Graduates May Have about Jobs

The following post has seven questions that college graduates may have about jobs.

No matter who you are or what you do, you’ve likely had a “what if…” moment about your career. Especially if you’re a Millennial, this can be a tense time in your career where things can feel a little shaky. You may be worried about finding a job you like, or

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Posted May 10, 2013 by

Seeking Employment Before You Relocate: Tips for a Successful Phone Interview

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Businessman having a phone interview. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Relocating can be an exciting time for anyone; switching up your environment and going after new and improved opportunities is an excellent way to keep life fresh and new. On the other hand, looking for work while planning to relocate can be stressful, and many people try to find work before they move in hopes of setting their family up for the quickest adjustment period possible. This is a great strategy, but with it comes the dreaded phone interview, and for some reason, these tend to scare people more than a face-to-face one does. If you’re one of the many individuals who doesn’t know quite how to make a solid impression over the phone, here are a few things to keep in mind in order to help your interview go over smooth and painless. (more…)

Posted November 26, 2008 by

Where do you live during an internship out-of-state?

 

We posed a couple internship-seeker questions to Lauren Berger, dubbed “The Intern Queen”. She shares advice here about finding a place to live in a out-of-state internship.

Internship-seeker question: I found out about you through my school newspaper which happens to be your alum, GO KNIGHTS! I wanted to know with all your experience with finding internships where did you stay? Because I have been really interested in internships in LA or NY such as BET or NBC but most of the big time internships don’t offer pay or a place to stay and I would like to know how did you do it? It’s the only thing holding me back. I don’t know anyone that lives in these places such as family, friends.


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