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Holiday Chic: Giving Back to Your Community

By: Susan Fiorentino, Manhattan College Alumna December is a great time to not only reconnect with family and friends from home, but to also find a way to give back to your community.  You will be able to make a difference in a familiar setting while building relationships with people who share your same interests–

Staying Involved as a Post-Grad

By Emily Roseman, Alumna of American University Colleges are breeding grounds for do-gooders. With endless philanthropic opportunities and boundless volunteerism thrust upon your academic experience, it’s at times hard to fit in any “me time” when you’re busying helping others! But when push comes to shove in the real world, you tend to shift from

What Happens When You Don’t Get Your Dream Job?

  By Megan Anhalt, Alumna of the University of Southern California           So you didn’t get your dream job … and this might have come as a bit of a shock. Before you go all … … there are some things you should know. Specifically, these five things every college student

What to Avoid When Dating in the Workplace

By Maggie Grainger When you’re fresh out of college, it’s easy to get consumed with your job. And since you’re at work all the time, it’s easy to develop a crush on that cutie in the cubicle next door. But when the eye candy turns into a possible significant other, what’s the protocol? And how

4 Questions Every College Student Should Ask Before Leaving the Nest

Guest Post by Steven Smith Most common financial mistakes for many students are caused by inexperience and the lack of understanding of basic financial principles. Combine that with large student loans, and you have a disaster waiting to happen. Pausing and taking a look at these four simple questions will help you prepare, plan, gain

How to Land Your Dream Job After Graduation

You’ve passed the tests, made the grade and even got a shiny new diploma to show for it. But what about that validating job?

Perhaps the biggest shock of post-grad life is the question of “what’s next?”

Upon leaving the quad and heading back to home, it wasn’t so much the fear of the unknown but the fear of explaining what the next four years would look like. Fully equipped with five internships — but no job — only fed the curiosity of the neighbors.

Spend Your Summer Strengthening Your Resume

If you didn't land an internship for the summer, do not sit there and sulk! There are still plenty of ways for you to have a productive summer all while strengthening your resume.

These tips will help keep you on track over the summer while preparing yourself to be the perfect fit for any internships you apply to for the fall semester.

12 Tips on Moving Out of Your College Apartment

The moving process is long and frustrating. Between the packing, the lifting and the transporting, you might find yourself stressed out and physically drained.

Luckily, I have spent way too many days moving in and out of apartments, accumulating both mistakes and great tips.

Here are 12 guidelines that will help you reduce your moving anxiety and make the process just a bit easier!

7 Tips to Have the Best Grad Party Ever

As four years go by and you move that tassel from right to left, a grad’s work is never truly done until the celebration. Whether held on campus or back at home, planning a graduation party with these helpful suggestions will make your big day stand out!

New Year, New Chic: Setting Post-Grad Goals

It happens every year. Somewhere amid the holiday season and New Year’s Eve planning, a friend or family members asks you the dreaded question. While talking about 2013, someone was bound to ask you “What’s your New Year’s resolution?” to which you probably muttered something cliche about losing weight, in a startled realization that you had yet to meet last year’s expectation let alone form a thought about the upcoming year.