Tag: real world

Why High School Students Should Learn to Adult

CollegeXpress Student Writer

High school may prepare you for college, but not everyone is ready for life postgrad. Here's why it pays to prep for the real world sooner rather than later. read more

The New Gap Year: What to Do After College When You're Not Ready for the Real World

Freelance Writer

If you're not ready for the "real world" just yet, there are a lot of things you can do after graduating college to prepare you for the next step. Here are a few ways to transition between school and the world of nine-to-five. read more

Myths About Adulthood (or: What I Learned on the Other Side)

Editor, Carnegie Communications

Who doesn't naively assume they will have life figured out when they "grow up"? Here's what one 20-something learned along the way. read more

Infographic: Evolution of the MBA

Community Relations Specialist, 2tor

Starting at Harvard, then going global, and now digital, the MBA continues to adapt to the world of business. That being said, in recent years, the value of an MBA degree has been under much scrutiny. Skeptics continue to say that it doesn't carry weight or is not worth the investment. This infographic shows us how the MBA has evolved since its inception in the early 20th century. read more

Consolidating and Repaying Loans


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