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What Employers Will Look for On Your Resume in 2017

These days, it’s becoming increasingly important to stand out from your peers when searching for a job. Your resume is often the first impression a potential employer will get of your skills and experience. Alarmingly, it takes an average of 6 seconds for a hiring manager to decide whether a resume warrants an interview.

November 17, 2016

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College Writing: A Go-to Guide for APA Format

Though it takes some work to get everything just right when doing APA formatting, the process can become easier the more you do it.

November 12, 2016

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Student life / career advice, career tips, inspiration, Student life,

Why Positive Self-Talk Is Key to Accomplishing Your Goals

Have you ever heard the phrase, “You’re your own worst enemy”? Whether that’s true or not, the opposite is definitely true – you are your own biggest supporter. How you feel about yourself is the ticket to success. Overcoming any hurdles and roadblocks you’ve placed in your own mind is crucial to accomplishing your goals. Here are some tools to help you help yourself succeed:

November 4, 2016

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5 Tips to Make Sure Your Application Stands Out

A college degree is a powerful tool for today’s job-seeker, and absolutely essential for those pursuing a promising career. Once you have this tool though, it’s important to know how to differentiate yourself from other graduates when it comes time to apply for the job of your dreams.

October 25, 2016

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6 Reasons a Career in Healthcare Is Perfect for You

Are you looking for a fast-paced work environment with opportunities for growth? If so, you should consider a career in healthcare.

October 4, 2016

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Student life / Back to School, ca, CollegeAmerica, Continuing education, parenting, Personal Finance, Student life,

3 Things Moms Should Know When Going Back to College

College is not solely meant for the teenage freshman, and that fact is becoming even more relevant in recent years. A study from the National Center for Education Statistics reports that between 2013 and 2024, enrollment for students over the age of 25 is expected to increase by 14 percent. Among this demographic are moms.

September 6, 2016

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How to Stay Sane with a Stressful Schedule

Completing a college degree will inspire and motivate you, but the reality is, it can be as stressful as it is rewarding. It can be particularly overwhelming for nontraditional students.

August 18, 2016

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Student life / career tips, IT, networking, technology, volunteering,

9 Steps to Success in IT

It can be daunting to start a new career path, but breaking things down into smaller parts can help the process become much more manageable.

With that in mind, we’ve put together a step-by-step guide to illustrate what a career path in information technology might look like. Here’s to taking your next step!

February 8, 2016

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Student life / Graphic arts, graphic design, web design, website design,

How to Break into the Website Design Industry

Sometimes getting a job in graphic design or web design might feel like a catch-22. To get a job, you need experience. But to get experience, you need a job. How can you break in if you’ve never had a job in web design before? With the right educational background, it’s totally doable.


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20 Powerful Quotes from Entrepreneurs

Do you daydream about being one of your favorite entrepreneurs? Perhaps you have dozens of cool ideas for a startup bouncing around in your head, and you want more than anything to start your own business.


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How a Healthcare Career Could Make You Happy

Are you interested in a rewarding, satisfying healthcare career? Whether you are in direct contact with patients or behind the scenes in healthcare administration, a healthcare career could make you happy. You’ll be able to help people, enjoy expanded career horizons and greater job satisfaction, and put your skills to use in a fast-growing field.


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6 Ways to (un)Impress a Job Interviewer

You did it! You just landed an interview with your dream employer! You’re totally stoked and ready to nail it. You’ve got this!

Before you start doing your victory dance, however, hold on for just one sec.

January 12, 2016
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