9 Tips for Developing Soft Skills Before Graduation


Developing hard skills during college may seem like a winning strategy for postgrad employment. But neglecting soft skills can be a serious miscalculation. read more

Financial Aid Horror Stories: Don't Make These Scary College Money Mistakes!

Freelance Writer

If you don't pay close attention to the financial aid process, you can lose out on college dollars--and that can make anyone scream. read more

The Post-Graduate Job Search for International Students

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

5 Ways to Prepare for Your Life as an Entrepreneur

Entrepreneur, DJ

Considering starting your own business? Entrepreneurship is again rising in prominence as people seek to pave their own way in the world. It's tough road, but one lined with incredible rewards and career satisfaction. Here, one twentysomething entrepreneur shares his top tips for taking the first steps. read more

Job Search Survival Tips for College Seniors

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

How will my major affect my career?

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The key to choosing the "right" major is to understand that some majors prepare you for a specific career but most do not. read more

Leading in the Real World and Leadership Assessment Tests

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

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

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

Top 10 Job Search Mistakes Recent Grads Make


Whether you're applying for a part-time job, an internship, or your first full-time job, avoiding these common errors can help you land your dream job. read more