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Job Searching After Graduation: 5 Tips

May 28, 2014
5 Tips for Job Searching After Graduation

Looking for a job after graduating from college can be pretty stressful. With so many different directions you could take, it can be hard to know where to start. Read these five tips to help start off your job search right:

1. Don’t disregard internships
While a lot of internships cater to current college students, a lot of them are also open to recent grads. So if you thought internship opportunities were over now that you’re out of college, think again! Internships available to college graduates can be full time and paid! Interning after college can give you a great taste of what a certain job would be like, and give you the flexibility to look for a position elsewhere while still earning money. Or if you’re an exceptional intern and the timing is right, your internship could even end with you getting hired as a permanent employee.

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Staying in Touch With Friends After Graduation: 3 Tips!
Other Transition

Saying Goodbye to Friends After College Graduation

While the prospect of graduating is exciting, saying goodbye to your friends definitely is not. Odds are you’ve bonded with a few or several people over the years at school, and once that common ground of college is taken away, a lot of people…

May 12, 2014
How to Write a Letter of Interest
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Writing a Letter of Interest: 5 Things to Know

There’s a basic formula for writing cover letters when applying for jobs, but letters of interest are a bit different. A letter of interest is something you send to a potential employer to introduce yourself, provide your qualifications, and express an overall desire to…

April 8, 2014
Other Safety

Tax Returns- Protect Yourself from Identity Theft

The IRS reports that identity theft is among the fastest growing crimes in the country. Between 2011 and 2012, they more than doubled their number of employees dedicated to identity theft cases. Considering how much is done online today—from registering for events to buying…

April 3, 2014
5 Important Facts About the Flu
Health Other

5 Important Facts about the Flu

Flu season is upon us. It’s the time of year where classmates get sick in waves, and everyone seems to know at least one person who’s currently feeling under the weather. But how much do you really know about the flu? Check out these…

February 26, 2014
Other Safety

Spring Break Safety Tips

  It’s that time of year again—time to pack up and get pumped for your upcoming spring break. Throw textbooks and worries to the wind as you enjoy your much-needed break from hectic college life. While this is definitely a time for celebrating, you…

February 20, 2014
valuables
Other Safety

Protecting Your Valuables at School

  When students go off to college, they take their most essential personal items with them, which also happen to be their most valuable—think laptop, smartphone, electronics, and an entire wardrobe to name a few. Theft and vandalism are common on college campuses and…

February 15, 2014
Career Other

5 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Benefit From College

Nowadays, with skyrocketing college tuition prices and a rough economy that’s leaving even degree-holding graduates jobless, many people think that it’s not worth it for entrepreneurs to go to college. However, contrary to that belief, there are actually several reasons why college can be perfect…

February 5, 2014
How to Stay Positive Once Your College Days are Through!
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How To Stay Positive Once Your College Days Are Through

https://blog.gradguard.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/grad_hands_high.jpg It can be pretty jarring graduating college and suddenly having no more semesters or classes in sight. You’ve been a student the majority of your life, after all. All you hard work since kindergarten has led up to the moment you get your degree.…

January 29, 2014