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 …

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 …

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, …

College Doesn’t Teach You How To Get a Job

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Much to the dismay of many parents (and students) who fork over thousands of dollars to institutions of higher education, going to college doesn’t teach you HOW to get a job. Throughout my career I have encountered many students who …

Take These 10 Questions to Your Next Informational Interview

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Now that you have been at your internship for about a month, you should know where everyone sits, you understand the office culture, you have your morning routine down to a science and hopefully you are working on some interesting …