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The Importance of WORK On Your College Application

Before I submitted my college applications, I had my mom take a look at everything. “You forgot to list your after school job!” she remarked. “I’m not putting it. I sell shoes. It’s not impressive,” I replied. Oh, how wrong I was. As it turns out – and as I had confirmed by my guidance…

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Five Things Millennials Want From Their Job

Five BIG Things Millennials Want From Their Job Last month, I stumbled upon a blog on the website MillennialBoss.com called “5 Things Millennials Want at Work.” Of course, being a proud millennial myself, I was intrigued. I know what I want from my work environment, but what does my demographic as a whole look for? It’s no…

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How to Make the MOST of Your Summer Internship or Job

You put your best foot forward to get your top choice summer internship or job, and you show up bright-eyed and bushy-tailed on your first day. You know how important these opportunities are for your future, and you’re determined to make a fantastic impression. But week one ends, and then week two… and slowly, you…

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SPRING CLEAN Your Social Media in 5 Easy Steps

SPRING CLEAN Your Social Media in 5 Easy Steps  . Spring is in full swing, something you haven’t been able to forget if your allergies are anything like mine this season. Aside from popping Claritin and making your plans for summer break, there’s one other big thing you should be doing right now: spring cleaning.…

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Eight Things to Bring To Your Next Job Interview

Eight Things to Bring To Your Next Job Interview . It’s hard to prepare for a job interview. Different companies want different things, and you’re never sure what they’re going to ask. You can scour their website, read all about the CEO, and brush up on the company’s history, but what else can you do…

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The Importance of Learning Professional Development EARLY

The Importance of Learning Professional Development EARLY There’s no question that professional development is crucial – and if you aren’t convinced yet, we’ll direct you to this blog post. We all know that certain skills, like nailing an interview and crafting the perfect resume, are invaluable once you begin the professional chapter of your life.…

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How Should Your Student Spend Their Summer?

How Should Your Student Spend Their Summer? This week we’re discussing a question parents ask us often, and that’s how their child should be spending their summer. By that, they mean, “What summer activities look best on a resume or college application?” We get it! Colleges want to know how your child spends those precious…

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College Students Today, and the Concept of Delayed Adulthood

College Students Today, and the Concept of Delayed Adulthood Today, writer Esta Pratt-Kielley published a fascinating article entitled, Why College Is Not the Same as When I Was in School. She addresses all of the ways in which today’s college students are having a vastly different experience from their own parents. From college admissions to…

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Is a Great Resume Really That Important?

Is a Great Resume Really That Important?   “It’s just a little piece of paper, how much time should I really spend on it? My resume lists my educational background, gives the basic gist of my job experience, and I ran a quick spell check. I think I’m good to go! After all, is a great…

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Summer Job Opportunities for High Schoolers: The Pros & Cons

Summer Job Opportunities for High Schoolers: The Pros & Cons It might seem like summer is still painfully far away, but there are only a few months until school’s out. For many high school students, this means it’s also time to start scrambling for a way to make money (and get your parents off your…

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