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Ignorance Is Not Bliss: The Real Reason You Must Study Abroad

Why should I study abroad? When I moved to a rural village in Japan, I was not expecting for my patience, mental stamina, and faith to be tested! I am often asked, “why should I study abroad?” and “why should I learn another … Read More…

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College Majors in Demand from Class of 2014

Career Builder and CareerRookie.com survey shows that 57% of employers will higher new grads in 2014.  Read full survey details of the college majors in demand from class of 2014 here. Which College Majors in Demand from Class of 2014? The list below shows the … Read More…

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Employers Have Concerns About New Grads at Work

Recent CareerBuilder and CareerRookie.com survey gave some insights into how employers feel about new grads at work.  The survey found that 57 % of employers actually planned to hire new college graduates.  Most surveyed employers believe that most new grads at work are very prepared and … Read More…

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Skills Employers Want From Graduates

It’s that time again! Millions of new college graduates will walk the stage at graduation.  Many will be anxious about making the big transition from college campus to business campus.  Some will be wondering whether or not they have the skills employers want from  graduates. Most new … Read More…

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Michelle Obama Touts Study Abroad During China Visit

In a speech to a group of students at Peking University on the second day of her trip to that country, Michelle Obama notes that China is the 5th most visited destination for American students who travel for study abroad.  Mrs. Obama also … Read More…

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Strategies for Campus Interviews with a Low G.P.A.

If you are planning to interview on campus in your college career center, your G.P.A. is more important than you think.  Here are a few strategies to help you land interviews on campus with a Low G.P.A.  When low  G.P.A. doesn’t meet the minimum? … Read More…

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