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Posted November 03, 2014 by

College Admissions Essays: What to Leave Behind and What to Keep

Ryan Hickey

Ryan Hickey, Managing Editor of Peterson’s & EssayEdge

An entire book could be written about your life. Regardless of whether or not you think it would be a particularly interesting book, the fact remains that you’ve had a lot of experiences that you could include in your admissions essays. Deciding on which parts of your life to highlight can be difficult, so follow these steps to guide you as you write your essays.

To make things easier, let go of the bad stuff first. Here’s what can be left behind. (more…)

Posted July 01, 2014 by

What Recruiters Want to Know When Asking These 5 Challenging Interview Questions

Job seekers, here is a heads up on five challenging interview questions that recruiters may ask you.  Find out what they want to learn from you in the following post.

During a job interview, there are five questions you must absolutely be ready to answer. Why these five? Because recruiters and hiring managers have come to count on them as the best possible way to gauge your confidence, passion, sincerity and knowledge of the role for which you’ve applied as well as the mission of

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Posted February 04, 2014 by

7 Word Question to Ask During Your Entry Level Job Search

When applying for an entry level job, you must think about the employer’s needs.  Ask yourself a seven word question found in the following post.

There’s a short, 7-word phrase that should be a key part of your career development and personal branding arsenal – the thing that differentiates you from everyone else. And those seven words are… “What can I do to help you?”

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