Archives for October, 2020

5 College Majors You Might Regret

There’s no denying the fact that getting a Bachelor’s degree can strain most family’s wallets, and in some cases, their emotional and physical health. Yet, the studies still show that going to college and getting a higher degree will lead to higher earnings, approximately 84% more than cruising with a high school diploma. However, at the […]

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11+ Academic Honors Examples for Your College Application

Are you preparing to enter college next year? It might sound too early, but the fall is actually the perfect time to start working on assembling your application materials! As you begin to look at schools and consider your coursework, it’s smart to go ahead and get your accolades in order, too. Did you […]

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12 High Paying Winter Jobs For College Students

You may be more than ready for a break from college and all its stresses. Winter break is a great time to think about making some extra cash. Getting a job over the winter break is a smart way to gain some work experience while you make some money for tuition, books, or other expenses. […]

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So, You're an Overachiever! 7 Ways You Can Earn College Credits While Still in High School

Do you know there are many ways to earn college credits while you’re still in high school? Many talented students fail to take advantage of these opportunities to get a head start on their college career. Taking advantage of college classes for high school students can save you money on tuition for your freshman […]

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How To Land Your First Job Out Of College

Many aspiring students consider the day after college graduation as the first day of the rest of their life. This is an exciting prospect! As a recent college grad, the world is your oyster. Now is the time to put that hard-earned degree to work. So, how exactly do you land your first job […]

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7 Need To Know Studying Tips To Help You Ace Your Finals

You’ve worked hard all semester, and now it’s time to prepare for finals. If you’re feeling the stress, you’re not alone. College students everywhere are preparing to put in the extra work to tackle their finals. Cramming and putting in all-nighters aren’t the best ways to prepare for your exams. And although you may […]

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Word of Mouth Marketing for Building Your Personal Brand

I’m going to look at the importance of word-of-mouth marketing and being able to confidently communicate who you are and what you do to strangers. Known as your “elevator pitch,” you need to have this pitch refined, perfected, and ready to share at a moment’s notice. Can you describe what you do, what your […]

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Building Your Brand with Professional Groups and Meetups

Once we get back to in-person gatherings and meetups, it will be time to hit the networking with extreme professionalism again. There is nothing that can substitute congregating in one space with a bunch of other people from your industry, all there looking to make connections and grow. It’s a great setting in which […]

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Personal Branding Step 2: Identify Your Target Audience

Now that you’ve explored yourself, what makes you tick, and what makes you happy, it’s time to think about your target audience. Who are you marketing to? What kind of companies do you want to approach you? What is your dream job and what companies provide this dream job? It’s always important to think […]

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Personal Branding Step 1: Get to Know Yourself

As Aristotle famously said: “Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.”   If you want to build a personal brand that works for you and your dreams, you need to first know who you are. This can be a difficult and uncomfortable conversation to have with ourselves, since many of us try and […]

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