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Use Your Winter Break to Find a Summer Internship

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Once you get back to school, your summer internship or graduate school search time might be more limited, so take advantage of your open winter schedule. Be smart, get a head of the game and this summer you will be glad that you did.

Has Coronavirus Cancelled Your Commencement?

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Across the country, or rather the world, Coronavirus has cancelled commencement for millions of college students.

Commencement is supposed to be the culmination and celebration of years of late nights, physical and financial sacrifices, tears, work, stress and unforgettable moments. The day when friends and family and your tribe that has held you down for years, stands proudly and screams loudly as your name is called.

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 2018 triumphantly enter the ranks of the “real-world.” Across the U.S. college seniors are experiencing …

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Why Recent College Grads Should Consider Post Grad Internships

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There are a number of reasons why recent college grads should consider post grad internships. In a perfect world, you bang out your final exams, graduate, maybe move to a new city, set up your new apartment and start your career at a well-paying job the week after graduation. Well, that idea has been thrown out the window – thanks COVID!

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Avoid the $1.7 Trillion Student Loan Crisis

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With planning and intentionality, you can avoid joinging the $1.7 trillion student loan debt crisis.  On average, the Class of 2019 graduated college with $28,950 in student loan debt. Everyone says, “just take out student loans” but then no one wants to talk about how to pay back tens of thousands of dollars.