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HackCollege Interviews: A College Professor

HackCollege Interviews: A College Professor

Many people who’re enamored with their major come to discover that they’re not interested in any related careers. Or, they love working in the field but want to continue their study of the subject. Fortunately, for those in these predicaments, there is a loophole that allows you to continue studying the subject while sharing your ...

Eliminating Student Debt Takes Planning and Mentoring

Eliminating Student Debt Takes Planning and Mentoring

Your education could drive you into the poorhouse. Don’t let that happen. Millennials are struggling with unparalleled amounts of student debt. Their debt is now five times higher than it was 20 years ago. As a result, many students are behind in their payments. Facing such continuing debt before you graduate college can damage your ...

Ace Seven Common Interview Questions

Ace Seven Common Interview Questions

You did it! You managed to score an interview with a company you’re really interested in! Now, you’re feeling a bit nervous. Maybe it’s your first interview, or maybe you’ve only had a few. For some, the interview process never gets easier. Hopefully, this article can help you ease your anxiety a bit. Below are ...

HackCollege Interviews: A School Librarian

HackCollege Interviews: A School Librarian

Picking a career is a crucial part of any young adult’s life. Research helps, but hearing firsthand experience from people who have been in the fields you’re interested in is much more beneficial. If you love books and kids, you may have been thinking about becoming a school librarian. I recently got to chat with ...

HackCollege Interviews: An Industrial Electrical Estimator

HackCollege Interviews: An Industrial Electrical Estimator

If you’re looking for a run-of-the-mill, traditional success story, this is not it. But if you’re looking to be inspired, you’re in the right place. I was able to get in touch with a man by the name of Ryan Manuel, an industrial electrical estimator, and upon hearing what I was up to at HackCollege, ...

HackCollege Interviews: A Literary Agent

HackCollege Interviews: A Literary Agent

There are plenty of writers who spend their days sharing their thoughts and creative musings with a limited audience, most of whom would love to expand their platform by getting published. The bulk of writers know that in order to get a novel published the traditional route, they will need to reach out to literary ...

HackCollege Interviews: A Dentist

HackCollege Interviews: A Dentist

If you’ve ever had a root canal or a professional cleaning, you know those services may not be cheap but are very necessary. However, most people don’t look forward to seeing the dentist. And yet, it is a noble job. After all, not everyone can do what a dentist does. So, that made me think ...

A Better Way to Apply: Video Cover Letters

A Better Way to Apply: Video Cover Letters

The cover letter is dead, according to recent reports by job recruiting firms. Two-thirds of recruiters think that it is no longer an important part of candidates’ applications. Yet, most job postings still call for something–anything–when applying online. So what should you do to push your job application to the top of the slush pile? ...

The Importance of Internships

The Importance of Internships

Internships are a critical endeavor for college students in today’s job market. Employers hire about half of the interns who worked for them before they graduated when filling full-time positions, according to the Collegiate Employment Research Institute at Michigan State University’s report. The current workplace market is even more competitive than last year. The college ...

HackCollege Interviews: A Software Consultant

HackCollege Interviews: A Software Consultant

A great way to find out if a job or industry is right for you is to talk to people you know that are familiar with it. This week I’ve done some of the work for you by meeting with Chris Rogers, an experienced software consultant, to ask him about the good and bad days ...

Tech Job Skills: Open Source Development

Tech Job Skills: Open Source Development

A recent report by The Linux Foundation found open source talent to be one of the top priorities for recruitment efforts this year, reflecting the growing importance of open source technology for college students looking to qualify for a job in the tech marketplace. According to the same report, 65% of hiring managers agree that ...

Niche Careers: Editing

Niche Careers: Editing

When people think of the publishing industry, they usually think of the writers involved in creating content. Seldom do they consider the behind-the-scenes action that goes into what we read. Whether you read magazine articles, online posts, academic journals, or books, it’s important to be aware that all of that content has been edited by ...

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