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Your College Graduation Checklist

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One week ago, I celebrated my college graduation in Boston, Massachusetts. There was food, festivities, and friends and family swarming the streets of my college city. Despite the rainy weather, it was an unforgettable time. To help future graduates make the most of their special days, I decided to research the most important tips for having […]

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8 Lifestyle Changes that Can Save a Starving Student

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Summer is a great time to rebuild your bank account. Regardless if you’re a fulltime student nine months out of the year or you work part time year round, the summer months are when students reload their “money guns” to help support their annual education budget. But is it enough to just stock up on […]

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6 Reasons to Get an Internship

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The time I spent as a publishing intern was what I consider to be one of my most valuable experiences in college. I enjoyed getting ready everyday for work with my colleagues. My schedule was light enough to go to school full-time, and had I needed to receive college credit for my work, I could […]

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6 Ways to Celebrate Your College Graduation

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Whether you like dancing, drinking, or dinner and a movie, these six celebration suggestions will make the evening of your commencement an unforgettable event. 1. Go to Commencement. This sounds like a no-brainer, but sometimes students decide against participating in their graduation ceremony. When I went community college, it wasn’t uncommon for friends to say […]

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10 Reasons to Celebrate Your College Graduation

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My college graduation is less than a week away, and I’m in high spirits just thinking about it. I believe it’s important for every student to take a little time to reflect on what makes commencement such a magical time. After some creative brainstorming, I’ve come up with the top ten reasons to enjoy the […]

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10 Ways To Save Money in College

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There’s one thing I know I could have done better while away at school—save money. During the months I spent away from home, my credit card was my best friend, and I spent a ton on books, clothes, food, and fun stuff. Had I noticed and admitted my spending problem at the time, I would […]

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5 Lazy College-Student Diseases to Avoid

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Forget about the bird flu and bed bugs. There’s a serious epidemic afflicting college students, and it’s been a problem for years. I recently graduated with a four-year degree from Emerson College. Go me, and go you, if you’re a recent grad or current senior! When I landed back home in New Jersey, it felt […]

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4 Types of People You Should Network with in College

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As a recent college student, I did a pretty good job of brushing elbows with as many people as I could. Those that I chose to network with have been invaluable in helping to support me on my job search. I never had a trusty map to turn to every time I had a question […]

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The Best Ways for College Students to Spend Summer Vacation

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Summer is almost here, and that means surf, sun, tan lines, and time away from standard semesters. During the next few months, you have lots of options to choose from to make the most out of your break. Enjoying the moment by reconnecting with friends and family—or rekindling an old flame—are all perfectly acceptable ways […]

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5 Reasons to Use Your Career Services Office

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If you’re a college or grad student, chances are that your school has a career services office. And chances are that you’ve never visited. Not a problem; here are a few reasons why you should and why you’ll be thankful that you did.

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