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Category Archives: College Life

Get Job Skills with Career Training

Lots of graduates from 4-year or 2-year college programs worry about how they will get practical job skills to be more competitive in the job market.  Some graduates I know, especially those with Liberal Studies majors, have enrolled in specific career training programs to … Read More…

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20 Pieces of REAL Advice for College Freshmen

There is already a ton of advice for college freshmen on how to succeed.  Let me add some more and give you what I call my 20 pieces of REAL advice for college freshmen.  I have spent so many years working with new grads … Read More…

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Funding your HBCU College Life

Most HBCU students and parents continue to worry about about funding the HBCU college experience. In addition to completing the FAFSA this year, students should consider exploring the following: Scholarships. Do not just rely on your school for scholarship information since there are … Read More…

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College Senior Career Checklist

A career checklist is a good tool for college seniors as they approach graduation.  The National Association of Colleges and Employers (naceweb.org) show employers plan to increase hiring of new college grads this year. This year’s increase is no surprise as the economy continues … Read More…

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Campus Jobs are Real Jobs Too

I’d venture a guess that the majority of college students hold part time jobs in college.  Many of those students hold down on campus jobs.  Whether enrolled in 2-year, 4-year or a vocational training or career education program, on campus jobs are often … Read More…

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Funding College Life When Banks End Student Loans

The credit crunch in the U.S. has forced many banks to curtail or discontinue their tuition loan businesses. In the past 12 months, 33 banks and lenders have permanently or temporarily closed their student loan businesses. Additionally, more than 100 lenders have cut … Read More…

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