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 …

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, …

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 …

Missing the Career Fair Could Mean Missed Opportunity

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After well over a decade in higher education I’ve participated in hundreds of college, internship, graduate school, and career fairs. It has been a pretty interesting experience that has taken me across the country to some cool locations. Many college …

Graduate School as a Plan B is a Bad Idea

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Envelopes and emails with the power to make dreams come true or break hearts are being opened across the country as colleges are sending out accept and deny notifications. If you are one of the many college seniors anxiously awaiting …