Why consider graduate school?

Attending graduate school is always a valuable option for your future. Graduating into a difficult economy can make attending graduate school an essential strategy for building a bright future. Rather than being underemployed while waiting for the job market to …

By Eleanor Brillo
Eleanor Brillo Managment Intern, Career Services
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30+ Best Tips on How to Prepare for a Job Interview

Preparing for an interview requires more effort than just Googling a list of common interview questions (though, yes, you should 100% be ready for those). In today’s job market, recruiters are flooded with resumes and applications within hours of a …

By The Muse editors
The Muse editors
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Networking

Welcome, ambitious college students, to a world of boundless possibilities!

Your journey through higher education is not just about academics; it’s also an incredible opportunity to build lasting connections and cultivate a network that will be invaluable throughout your professional …

By Paridhi Saboo
Paridhi Saboo Career Peer
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Thrifting Tips: Elevate Your Professional Style with Second-Hand Shopping

In today’s competitive job market, building a professional wardrobe can be a costly endeavor. However, there’s a hidden treasure trove that can help you dress for success without breaking the bank – thrift shopping. Thrift stores, consignment shops, and online …

By Eleanor Brillo
Eleanor Brillo
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Confidence: Verb or noun?

How confidence affects interviews and how to improve

Few are gifted with Mark Antony’s activism or Brutus’ intimidation skills, feeling overwhelmed before a job interview is normal.

To feel confident while talking to employers, you first need to understand what …

By Paridhi Saboo
Paridhi Saboo Career Peer
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Which national service opportunity is right for me?

National Service opportunities can be a great way to kickstart your career, make connections, gain skills and experience that will apply to any field. On top of all of this, you get the chance to improve a community and meet …

By Claire Michael
Claire Michael
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Should I Go to Grad School? Here are 5 Good Reasons

“Should I go to grad school?”

Longtime professional, current undergraduate student, or sector switcher—no matter where you are in your social-impact journey, you may have wondered whether grad school is right for you. From satisfying a degree requirement to deepening …

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How to Ask for a Letter of Recommendation

If your career plans include graduate school or research, there’s a good chance you’ll need a few recommendation letters from your professors. While you probably asked high school teachers to write letters for you, asking a professor to write one …

By Rachel Pelta
Rachel Pelta
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How to Ask for a Letter of Recommendation

If your career plans include graduate school or research, there’s a good chance you’ll need a few recommendation letters from your professors. While you probably asked high school teachers to write letters for you, asking a professor to write one …

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How Experiential Learning in College Could Launch Your Career

Experiential learning opportunities like internships, assisting with faculty research, and other examples of hands-on education help students build professional skills and apply what they are learning in the college classroom to real-world situations.

What is experiential learning?

You can think of experiential …

By ROB FRANEK
ROB FRANEK
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How to Transition From a Bachelor to an MBA Student

A green MBA road sign. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

When you are in college, it can be hard to figure out the best path to your career. Of course, there are resources that will help you along the way. An

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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How to Make the MBA Decision: One Student’s Perspective

Whether or not to pursue an MBA is one of the most fraught cost/benefit analyses that many of us can make, especially in our twenties. On the one hand, there’s the expense and the fact that results are not guaranteed: …

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We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Even if Undergrad Was a Struggle, Grad School is Still Possible

Ryan Hickey, Managing Editor of Peterson’s & EssayEdge

There’s good news and bad news for those who had a rough time in undergrad and are now thinking about graduate studies. The good news is, you are now older and have …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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