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4 Steps to Choosing a College Major

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Varsity Tutors Contributing Writer

"So, what are you going to major in?" It's probably one of the most frequently asked questions an incoming college freshman hears. There is a lot of pressure out there to have your whole career plan figured out ahead of time, and it all starts with choosing a major. Although making this initial decision can feel a bit challenging, it can also be fun and help you learn a little more about yourself. read more

Should I take time off before graduate school?

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Getting into graduate school is not easy, but paying for it can be even more of a challenge. Because graduate school is so expensive, you should have some idea of what you hope to gain from the investment of time and money you're making. read more

Job Search Survival Tips for College Seniors

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Educational Consultant, Author

It's still a very rough job market for new college graduates out there. To beat these odds--and you can--you need to take action immediately and call forth all the resources at your disposal, including these five job search survival tips. read more

Tips from Behind the Scenes of a Phone Interview

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Freelance Writer; Blogger

The phone interview. It's the first step, in most cases, in the interview process. In my personal experience, phone interviews have lasted anywhere from 10 minutes to a half hour. Here are some questions you should prepare and how to still sound your best when interviewing on the phone. read more

Job Hunt Eggs Need Many Baskets

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True confession: I am unemployed. I'm in the midst of my job search and I think what I've learned along the way, along with what I'm still learning as I continue the process, will be of use to you when the time comes for you to start looking for a job. read more

The Benefits of a Campus Job

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DJ and News Commentator, WTBU; Blogger and Journalist

School is in session and you might be thinking the last thing you need to add to your plate of classes, homework, and activities is a campus job. But actually having a job during the academic year could benefit you in a few ways. read more

What Can You Do With a Political Science Degree?

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Freelance Writer

Maybe you're thinking of majoring in political science. But doesn't that mean you have to go to law school or run for office someday? Absolutely not. read more

What Can You Do With a Math Degree?

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Freelance Writer

So you like math, and you're thinking about declaring a major in it. But you wonder: what kind of job can I get? 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