How to Salvage Your Summer Internship

Sharise Kent Current Students, Internship Search, Internships, Networking, Recent Graduate 0 Comments

You’ve reached the halfway point of your summer internship and it has pretty much sucked. If you are thinking about quitting, I have a few tips to help salvage your summer before it is too late. Even if you do have the internship …

Get In Formation: Beyonce Launches Scholarship for Young Women

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On the one year anniversary of the release of the visual album, Lemonade, Beyonce’ has announced the creation of the Formation Scholars award. According to her website, the Formation Scholarship program is designed “to encourage and support young women who are unafraid to …

Free Tuition Has Me in a New York State of Mind

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Recently New York state passed a law that will allow residents to attend a public college tuition free. Starting in the fall of 2018, the Excelsior Scholarship will give families that make $100,000 or less free tuition at a State University of …

The $1.3 Trillion Student Loan Debt Continues to Grow

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Student loan debt has become the second largest consumer loan debt trailing behind only mortgage debt. The $1.3 trillion student loan debt crisis has surpassed auto loans and credit card debt in this country. On average, the Class of 2016 …

Why I Like When College Students Knock on My Door to Sell Me Stuff

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I like when college students come to my door and try to sell me stuff. Strange, I know. Why exactly would anyone want to answer the door for a salesperson? Well, I like to hear their sales pitch. My husband …

Employers Want Internship Experience Over Everything Else

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Guest Post by Jeannie Burlowski, an academic strategist and speaker. Her newly released 344-page book LAUNCH: How to Get Your Kids Through College Debt-Free and Into Jobs They Love Afterward lays out clear, step-by-step strategies that empower parents to get their kids through high …

4 Things to Do Three Months Before College Graduation

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It’s February. Three months before the members of the class of 2017 triumphantly enter the ranks of the “real-world.” Across the U.S. college seniors are experiencing mixed emotions ranging from excitement to anxiety, from stress to fear. Job, new apartment, moving, …