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Category Archives: Teens

Trump’s Executive Order on Federal Student Loans Could Give Biden Trouble

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos officially implemented measures that will extend the deferment of federal student loans via the CARES Act. The extension not only pauses loan payments on student loans but reduces the interest to 0 percent through December 2020. While the current … Read More…

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North Carolina HBCU Offers LeBron “Bronny” James Jr Scholarship

North Carolina Central University goes fan-college for Bronny. Read More…

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Uptick In Girls and Black Kids Studying Computer Science in High School

It has been true for years that certain demographics, including women have long been underrepresented in STEM fields. This is true specifically in the Computer Science field. A new study is suggesting a change could be coming  because of a boost in the … Read More…

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Summer Job Interview Questions for Teens

I wrote this about summer job interview questions for teens a decade ago and just saw another website (won’t name any names) had pretty much copied the content word for word (:> So I thought I would republish it here since the material … Read More…

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How to Use Social Media in Your Job Search

For years career coaches and career centers have stressed networking as an important part of the job search strategy.  Social media has kicked up networking to a whole other level. Per Capterra, in 2014 a whopping 94% of recruiters were either using  or … Read More…

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5 Summer Job Hunting Tips for Teens

With Teen unemployment rate at 17.1% among teens 16 to19 years old in the US; landing a summer job may be harder than you think. If you are looking for a summer job or the parent of a student hoping to find a … Read More…

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Summer Job Interview Questions and Answers

As you consider where to work and what kind of work you want to do this summer, don’t forget to write a resume and prepare for the job interview. Job interview preparation is really key to job interview success! Here are 5 job interview questions employers … Read More…

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9 Tips for College Freshman to Succeed in Summer Jobs

Teens are an important part of the labor force and have a lot to offer. In 2016, about 30-60% of teenagers between 16 and 19 years old were working. Some of these working teens are actually college freshman, sophomores or even juniors in … Read More…

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