How Parents Help and Hurt the Internship Search

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In today’s competitive marketplace, internships are no longer optional for graduates who want to successfully transition from student to working professional. A pivotal role, parents can help and hurt in the internship search process. Even the most well meaning parents …

How to Salvage Your Summer Internship

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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 …

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, …

Five Ways to Find an Internship Today!

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It’s internship season! If you don’t want to spend this summer stuck in retail jail, then you need to get started on your summer internship search. So the first question you may have right now is, how do I find an …

Failing to Graduate in 4-Years Costs You More Than Just Time

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Busting the Four-Year Graduation Myth Are you on the 4, 5 or 6 year plan for getting your degree? Obviously spending extended time in college means spending, well more time in college. What a lot of people ignore is that …

Five Things to Consider in Your Quest to Make Relocation a Reality

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Graduation is over, the car is packed, the gas tank is full and you are officially ready to enter the world of gainful full-time professional employment! Next stop… mom’s house, or maybe you have something else more glamorous in mind …

Was Picking Your Major a Major Mistake?

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You chose your major because it sounded interesting, you wanted a career in the field, you wanted to learn more about the subject matter or maybe you wanted a flexible approach to your education. Perhaps 3 or 4 years into …