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Apr
14
2014

Your College Plan B: 5 considerations after a college rejection

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Rejection: it’s a part of the college admission process that happens to many people.  It never feels good, but what’s most important is how the student (and parent) rebounds from it. Today, the stakes are high, and gaining admission into an elite institution is the major goal for many aspiring students.  The good news is [&hellip…

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Apr
11
2014

Salary Negotiation for Recent Graduates

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Do You Feel Confident Negotiating Your Salary? Salary negotiation can be an intimidating thing if it is your first time. For many college seniors who will be graduating this week, salary negotiation will become a reality as they begin to vie for employment. A wise man once said ‘your employer will attempt to leverage you [&hellip…

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Apr
11
2014

Important Financial Aid Terms for School Choice

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Be aware of important terms for school choice! Spring is finally here for many of the different areas around the country. It is an incredibly exciting time for most high school students, as many of the different events that come with being a senior begin. Along with all of the exciting things like prom, often [&hellip…

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Apr
9
2014

5 Tips About Job Interviews

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How are you approaching your upcoming interviews?  Within the next four to six weeks, the majority of college seniors will be graduating from their respective schools and moving on to the next stage in their lives. Many students will make the decision to continue their education and move on to graduate school, some will decide [&hellip…

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Apr
8
2014

How To Leverage Social Media For Employment

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Are you taking advantage of social media to increase your job prospects?  There is no running away from it anymore. Social media, otherwise known to some as the Web 2.0 movement, is here to stay in the way that we interact with one another on a daily basis. The span of social networks seems to [&hellip…

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