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How to Make the Most of Your Senior Year

After four (or five) years of hitting the books, the end of college is in sight! Here's some advice to help you make your senior year even better than you imagined.

What Doesn’t Change After College

You've received your diploma and have stepped into the incredibly scary "real world." Everything should be different, right? Wrong. There are some things that never change even after you're done with college.

Books to Help Post-Grads Make the Transition


You’ve walked down the aisle to “Pomp and Circumstance,” flipped your tassel to the other side and maybe even thrown your cap in the air. Goodbye college, hello real world. I said hello to the real world about a month ago – and while this probably doesn’t come as a surprise to any of you – the transition does require major adjustments to your life. While you will probably have to live and learn from your mistakes, there are a couple books out there that could make your transition easier.

Entry Level Employers in 2010, and Who Might Hire in 2011

While caps are thrown and the names are read at the 2011 Commencement ceremonies, the question of “Now what?” looms in the air as graduates face the intense job competition in the still-struggling economy. Here's a list of some of the notorious entry-level employers and if you haven't found your dream job in this list, don't fret! UChic will get you through!

Five Ways to Survive Your First Day on the Job

It’s the first day of your internship and you are dressed in the outfit you picked out three weeks ago. Directions in one hand and a coffee in the other, you are ready to jump right in. As long as you follow directions and do the work assigned, you can be a good intern and

Best of…(Job Interview Essentials) Important Questions to Ask in a Multi-Person Job Interview

Question: I just had an interview at a company where I spoke to two different people. When it came time to the “do you have any questions for me” portion of the interview with the second person (the vice president of the company), I hesitated. I had already asked the first person, who would be

Best of…(Job Interview Essentials) Acing the Phone Interview

Question: How are phone interviews different from in-person interviews? Answer: It is 9:45 in the morning, you’re still in your pajamas, and the phone rings. It’s time for an interview. This seems normal, right? The fact is phone interviews are on the rise. Why? Quite simply, it is inexpensive, and it’s an easy way for

U Chic Reveals What it’s REALLY Like After College

Just graduated or prepping for your senior year? Check out our nitty-gritty take on life after college.

What Graduation Means to Me

Having finished my four years of college, it's now time to don the good old cap and gown and make that infamous walk across the quad for the last time. How do I feel about it? Read on to discover the four years of my life I devoted to higher education.