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How to Build a Strong Network in College

One of the most important yet overlooked aspects of landing a job after college is knowing how to build a strong network in college. These days, students waiting to graduate ...
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How to Succeed at College Career Fairs

If you want to get a great job after graduating from college, it’s best to go right to the source. Colleges and universities receive tuition from students in exchange for an ...
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Best Textbook Rental Websites for College Students

When I was a freshman in college, I made the mistake of actually buying my textbooks new during my first semester. I was young. I was naive! I was also ...
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Networking in College Made Easy: How to Connect With Alumni

If you’ve got your elevator pitch down-pat, learning how to connect with alumni will really help you land an internship or your first job. In this game, your network can ...
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Elevator Pitch Example and Tips for Students

An elevator pitch is crucial for networking and landing interviews for internships and jobs. The purpose is to quickly tell someone who you are, what you do, and what value ...
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Student Loans 101: What You Need to Know

Contrary to popular belief, student loans aren’t always a bad thing. But I don’t have to tell you how big of a mess the student loan crisis is. So instead ...
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Paying $170k for College Was The Best Mistake I Ever Made

That’s right – I paid $170k to earn my bachelor’s and a master’s degrees. I spent plenty of time feeling sorry for myself after graduating, ashamed of how irresponsible I ...
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Best Sites for College Students to Find Work

Job searching is hard. It’s especially difficult for college students or recent graduates who want to find their first job. Luckily, there are more than enough resources available to help ...
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Harsh Realities of College Life

When I left my home in New England for college, I had no idea what was in store for me. To this day, people ask me all the time: “Wake ...
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Avoid These Common Mistakes of the College Process

I’ve gone through the college process before and I’ve seen people rush into decisions they weren’t ready to make. It’s true that college can be an incredibly positive experience, but ...
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How to Make the Most of Your Winter Break

This guest post was written by Christian Locklayer at thesuccessproject.org. You’ve made it all the way to winter break – now what? Hello Netflix, goodbye bio-psych final! Woo-hoo, you can ...
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Where Should I Go To College?

College and career readiness doesn’t begin with asking “where should I go to college?” or “which career path should I choose?” To get ahead in life, you need to be ...
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Dept. of Education Dumps CFPB, Borrower Protections

The U.S. Department of Education recently announced the end of their partnership with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. As if the student loan crisis wasn’t bad enough already. Created in ...
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10 Things I Wish I Knew Before College

It seems like a century ago. I still look back and think of what my life was like in college. No, I don’t get nostalgic and ponder the glory days ...
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Are Student Loans a Bad Idea? Think Again

Taking on debt is becoming easy to criticize, but are student loans a bad idea for everybody? As this article is written, the Federal Reserve cites $1.45 trillion of outstanding ...
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Why the Student Loan Crisis is All Our Fault

The student loan crisis is hurting America’s economy and we can only point the finger at ourselves.  We all know how the American Dream sounds… Get into a good college, ...
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How to Adult in College and Boost Your Salary Potential

Ah, yes. “Adulting”. What a controversial term. You’d never let a stranger hear you say it. But you love it. Don’t act like you don’t love it. College is the ...
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My Student Loan Story: Using Pressure for Progress

My student loan story escalated quickly. I should have seen it coming. I had just earned a Master of Arts in Management degree and it was the summer of ’14 ...
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Making my first resume

How to Make a Resume With No Job Experience

Whether you’re a wide-eyed high schooler or an eager college student/graduate, the best way to make a resume with no job experience is to get some experience. The second best ...
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Should I get an Internship

6 Ways an Internship Will Jump-Start Your Career

Getting hired is a competition, and the only way to win is to stand out. Did you know that 60% of college graduates’ paid internships turn into job offers?  An ...
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Ready to Build Wealth in Your 20s? Answer These 4 Questions

Do you have what it takes to build wealth in your 20s? That depends. However, the answer depends less on your intelligence and skills, and more on your discipline and ...
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Investing for Beginners

Investing for Beginners: A Crash Course in Smart Money

Welcome to investing for beginners – a pretty sweet guide to not completely wasting your hard-earned money. Here’s what you need to know: When you invest, you give your money ...
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Josh has paid off $130k in student loan debt in 4 years. By founding Home at 30, he wants to help end the student debt crisis by helping students and young professionals make decisions that will reward them for a lifetime.

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Making the Most of College was last modified: January 17th, 2018 by Josh Ramos