Posts Tagged ‘Graduation’

How to Create a Master CV (Resume)

Editor’s Note: A CV is essentially a long-form resume, and is not a term used by most employers in the U.S. However, creating a true CV, as opposed to a simple resume can help you stand out in a job market in which hundreds of others may be vying for the same position. As a ...

5 Answers to Key Interview Questions You Should Practice Now

As you go through your college years, you will start to have more and more interviews in various capacities. Depending on the person, interviews may come in the form of full-time careers, part-time experience or even taking on a student employee position. Regardless, preparing for that interview is important so you don’t embarrass yourself in ...

How to Boost Your Resume with Stand-Alone Projects

Here at HackCollege, we talk a lot about jobs. It’s what most of us are in college for, after all. But all the advice about internships and resumes glosses over one important option that helps secure a job: personal, stand-alone projects. There are two basic formats for resume design. First, you could focus on job ...

How to Graduate College Early

Most of us work to graduate college on time, but the average student pushes graduation off for up to a full extra year. Why wait? Whether you’re a go-getter or a money-saver, it’s in your best interest to finish earlier than the 4 or 5-year plan of the current generation. Here’s how to graduate college ...

5 Great Gifts for College Graduates

Well, it’s that time of year again. From May-June, thousands of college students leave the confines of Never-Never Land to finally grow up. Whether heading for another form of higher education, the job market, or their parents’ basement, here are five great graduation gifts for givers in every budget. Plane Ticket ($300+) This may be ...

The Professional Details of Job Searching

Pixar’s Andrew Stanton once said “If you want someone’s attention, whisper.” He means that the tiny details count. To succeed professionally after graduation, you need to stand out from the crowd. And nobody’s perfect, which means that in order to stand out, you need to have a few perfect touches that everyone else misses. There ...

What You Should Have When You Graduate

We’ve all got time before graduation, but as a Senior, it’s coming soon. Junior’s, it’s creeping up on you. Sophomores, it’s way on the horizon. Freshmen, haha, you’re just a bunch of Freshmen. But for some of us, it’s a good idea to put together a basic checklist of all the things one should have when ...

Reasons To Be Zen About Graduation

My fellow Seniors. We’re graduating at the end of the year, and as the leaves fall from the trees and winter arises, that’s scarier than any Halloween movie coming out. But, even if you’re like me- an English major with no job lined up and no discernable talent or trust-fund – there are many more ...

11 College Tips from a Senior

As a student entering his senior year, I thought I’d finally share some of the hard earned knowledge I learned. Some of this stuff is obvious; the sort of things you learn after Freshman year. Some of it’s trickier, though: and all of it’s worth hearing. 1: Fake I.D.’s do not work in Boston. ...