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Three Ways to Establish a Professional Online Presence

Long gone are the days when all one needed to obtain a job was a resume and cover letter. With the abundance of technological developments in the past 20 years, employers seek for individuals who demonstrate the ability to stay-up-to-date and knowledgeable about the latest technological advancements. To distinguish

Holiday Shopping on a Budget

With the holiday season in full effect, people are starting to shell out serious cash for gifts. Holiday shopping can be stressful and expensive, but it doesn’t have to be. The following tips will help you save money (and your sanity) as you begin your holiday shopping:

How to Write an Impressive Cover Letter

If you’re like how I used to be, you think that cover letters are optional and aren’t a big deal—all you need is a strong resume, right? Not really. Cover letters are just as important as resumes, and should be included with every resume that you send to an

Ace the SAT with These 5 Tips

October 1st marks the next SAT test date. SAT scores are one of many important deciding factors colleges use in their admissions process, so it’s important that you take advantage of all of the opportunities available to do well on such an important test. The following are things you

Five Things to Consider Before You Commit to a College

When it comes to college, one size does not fit all. It’s important that you are satisfied with the college you choose to attend; after all, you’re spending or borrowing money to pay for your education, which isn’t cheap. Of course there is always the option to transfer schools,

Six Tips to Keep You Fit

If your campus’ food is as delicious as mine, you understand how easy it is to gain the “Freshman 15.” Gaining weight in college doesn’t apply only to freshmen, though– any student with a busy schedule and love for pizza can quickly gain weight without realizing it. To stay

Want a Job? 6 Things Not to Put in a Resume

By the time you finish reading this paragraph, a recruiter has completely reviewed a resume. This means that in most cases, your resume is reviewed for a mere 30 seconds—not a lot of time for someone to realize how great you are, huh? This is why it’s important for

Calling All Freshmen: Quick Tips for a Successful Year

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Whether you’re a freshman in high school or a freshman in college, starting a new year at a new school can be intimidating. No need to worry, though. Here are some tips that will allow any new kid on the block to feel at home in no time. Be
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