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Category Archives: Grad School

What’s Your College Degree Worth?

When I wrote about this question over a decade ago, it was in response to one jobseeker in an article for the Wall Street Journal who had this to say: “A degree isn’t any big guarantee of employment, it’s a basic requirement, a … Read More…

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Update on College Debt for Black Graduates

Both Senator Kamala Harris and Elizabeth Warren are making bold statements about investments in HBCU’s and the student debt burden on black college graduates.  Senator Harris, a graduate of Howard University, is proposing to cap student debt interest payment at 3.5% while Senator … Read More…

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HBCU Career Center Staff and Faculty Partnerships

Why should there be well established career services faculty partnerships on college campuses?  Because both groups of professionals are, in most cases,  deeply committed to student success. Working together, faculty and HBCU career center staff support successful transitions for undergraduate or graduate students into the … Read More…

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Going to Grad School or Looking for a Job

What is the Best Option for a College Senior? If you are approaching commencement or are a new alumni, you have heard the following question before: So what are you going to do when you finish that bachelors degree? Don’t worry, you won’t … Read More…

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Have You Thought About a Career Portfolio?

For years, creative professionals like architects, designers, artists and writers seeking opportunities have used career portfolios otherwise known as the job search portfolio to communicate their abilities by displaying prior work, either done for employment or for leisure. In today’s competitive, knowledge-based labor … Read More…

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Serious Career Questions for New Grads

Millions of college seniors graduate every year. As graduation approaches, there are some serious career questions new grads should be asking.  Answering these questions will help new grads hit the ground running. These 12 questions are some of the serious career questions that should … Read More…

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