Posts Tagged ‘Advice’

Career Trends Students Should Be Watching in 2015

The career landscape is changing, and I’m going to go out on a limb and say that’s mostly a good thing. The job market students face today is new and dynamic, making use of social media and reflecting the new reality that most employees “job hop” and do not retire from their first-ever job. Students ...

Simplifying Your Life in Three Easy Steps

Being a college student means you get to accumulate free stuff. By the time that you’re in your last year of school, you’ll start to realize how insignificant all of that free stuff really is in the grand scheme of things. It’s time that you start focusing on what’s important. For many of you, that ...

Developing Discipline as a Freshman

Many of you head into college with high expectations of grandeur, especially if you got a few scholarships or if you’re heading to a big and prestigious college. Hate to break it to you, but college is nothing like high school. Your average A+ writing assignments in high school will land you a C at ...

5 Tips to Survive Academic Advising

In high school, it was the principal’s office. In college, it’s academic advising. Most of the time, you go on your own volition, but it usually compares to the bar, student union and yes, even the library. Your college advising visit doesn’t need to generate a migraine, though. If you follow the tips below, your trip to ...

Look at Jobs as Dates to Find ‘The One’

Job Hopping is a trait that many recruiters frown upon; but University of Michigan economics professor Justin Wolfers tells new graduates to treat jobs like dates in order to find the one that best fits. NPR asked Wolfers and other economists what they would say to graduates in a commencement speech. His response: “Approach your ...

What You Need To Know As Final Exams End

After you’re done with your last final exam for this school year, you can finally feel comfortable relaxing. You definitely deserve it after the school year that you just had. Good, bad, ugly—however your year went, there are always a few end-of-the-year things that you should keep in mind. Here are a few. Reassess your ...

How To Deal With College Exes

In college, just like in Mexican prison, there’s only one rule: don’t fall in love. However in college, just like in Mexican prison, following that rule is more difficult than it seems. There are many similarities between college and Mexican prison, such as the fact that I’ve spent four years in both, but that’s an ...

How To Recover From Spring Break

Whether you found love in Mexico, went on a family vacation in New England, or studied your butt off while the library was empty, there’s a certain kind of culture shock that comes with return to the normal routine. This list is mostly for those who imbibed a little excessively, but we could all benefit ...

Career Advice From a Careerless Man

You don’t want career advice from someone who’s going to have a career. They’re going to give you all the good advice, all the solid, soul-crushing things that hurt me to repeat here. Network, they say. That’s…that’s all I remember, really. After I heard that, I started thinking about sharks that were also ghosts (ghost-sharks) ...

Hard-Learned Advice: College Edition

This Sunday, as we recover from the weekend, I thought I’d reminisce with you. As a Senior, I’ve learned an awful lot of things the hard way, and I thought I’d share it with you. Following advice can be tougher than learning it, but I thought I’d give you some of the more painful lessons my friends ...

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