Tag: graduation

Leading in the Real World and Leadership Assessment Tests

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President and CEO, Birkman International, Inc.

So, you're closing in on graduation and you're ready to take on leadership responsibilities at the right organization. But what does "being a leader" out there in the real world actually entail? An assessment might help you discover and develop your own leadership strengths. 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

Your Hidden Job Network

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Marketing Intern, Carnegie Communications

When it comes time to look for a job, cover all angles of your network--friends, family, college. Take a risk to make connections, or to use the ones you have, no matter how far-reaching they seem. Today's job search requires a little bit of risk to be successful. read more

Pay Your Own Way With Cooperative Education

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Imagine graduating from college with more experience, more confidence, and even more money in the bank than the majority of your peers. For many students involved with cooperative education, this is their reality. 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

How to Graduate on Time as a Transfer Student

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Assistant Director of Admission, Concordia University, St. Paul

Years ago, if students decided to transfer from one college to another, it probably meant they could not transfer all their earned credits to the new college. In recent years, there has been a large growth in transfer student populations, and colleges and universities have recognized these students' unique needs. read more

Consolidating and Repaying Loans

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You're graduating from college and entering the real world--soon you'll be raking in the dough, right? Earning a paycheck is definitely exciting, but don't forget about those pesky student loans. read more