Tag: graduation

Say "Aloha" to the Malo in this University of Hawaii Graduation Ceremony

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If you think writing on your graduation cap is the way to make a statement, just wait until you see this! read more

Surviving the Awkward Family Holiday Party

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Senior Editor, Marketing Manager, Wintergreen Orchard House

The best part of winter break? No class! The worst part? Annoying questions from your family. Don't worry, CollegeXpress has your back. Here's how to tackle them. read more

The Post-Graduate Job Search for International Students

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Freelance Writer

Interested in working in the U.S. after you graduate? First, the bad news: anyone searching for a job in today's market faces stiff competition. Now for the good news: if you're starting early, you can lay the groundwork for a successful job search. read more

The Arts and Business: What Can I Do After College?

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Executive Director, Career and Alumni Success, Savannah College of Art and Design

Art and design students--any students, really--listen up! A university insider shares her insights for the upcoming job search and how you can position yourself for career success so you're sitting pretty on graduation day. read more

Best Commencement Speeches of 2012

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Senior Assistant Editor, Wintergreen Orchard House

A roundup of some of the best college commencement speeches of the 2012 graduation season. read more

Make the Most of Your Last Summer Before College

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Market Research Analyst, Carnegie Communications

The summer before college should be an exciting one. Here are a few things you should do this summer in the midst of all your busyness and anticipation. read more

Benefits of a Diverse Campus

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Broadcast Journalism Major, Boston University

Choosing your future school is obviously a personal choice, so it's important do what will make you most comfortable and enjoy the experience! But for those students unsure of whether or not to attend a school with a lot of variety or the same mix of people, here's some reasons why I find it important to focus on college diversity when applying or deciding on colleges. read more

Profile of Denizen Magazine Founder Steph Yiu

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Associate Producer, Boston Science Communications

Unsatisfied by the lack of editorial content focusing on the contemporary Third Culture Kid (TCK) experience, Steph Yiu took matters into her own hands when she graduated college. In 2008, she started Denizenmag.com, a diverse community of international contributors who have found a sense of home and companionship in a digital space. read more

How to Find Scholarships for Science Majors

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Scholarship Search Strategist, College Prep Ready

The costs of attending college are rising at alarming rates each year. The majority of students and their families will have to accept a financial aid package (including scholarships, grants, and loans) to cover those costs. Students--whether you are a college freshman or senior--you can help to minimize the amount of loans you will need to pay for college. read more

CLEP Exams Equal College Credit

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Director of Business Development, Triumph College Admissions (TCA)

The College Board promotes this test with the statement, "The knowledge you've gained from your education or professional experiences can take you further than you think." This is true. CLEP can turn your current knowledge and experience into college credit(s). read more