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7 Guaranteed Ways To Waste Your College Experience

Don't waste your time in college
College is one of the most exciting times of your life. During these four years, you'll meet new friends and make memories that will last a lifetime. Unfortunately, if you don't take your college time seriously, it could end up just being one big waste of time and money.  In order to help you avoid squandering some of the most important and formative years of your life, I've put together this little list of seven guaranteed ways to help you waste your college experience.  Consider it a "to-don't"... Read more »

How To Supercharge Your LinkedIn Profile And Make Valuable Connections

getting the most out of LinkedIn
Everyone knows LinkedIn as a great tool for building your network and finding a better job. But this social media giant isn’t just for people who currently have a job; it’s also a valuable resource for anyone who’s currently in a life/work transition.  Maybe you’ve just graduated high school and are heading into your first year of college. Maybe you have a part-time job and are looking to find an internship in your field. Then again, maybe you’re unemployed and looking to find volunteer opportunities to... Read more »

Five Ways To Choose The Major That's Right For You

choosing a major
When you tell people you’re heading off to college in the fall, they always seem to say the same thing: “That’s great! What are you going to study?” If you already have a clear vision of what you want to do with your life, this is an easy question to answer. But if you’re anything like I was, you probably don’t have a clue yet what you want to do for a career, which can make choosing a major a difficult and stressful experience to say the least. Relax. It’s great if you already know what you want... Read more »

Five Great Ways To Get The Most Out Of Facebook

Five Ways To Get The Most Out Of Facebook
With well over 500 million people using Facebook these days, it’s no secret that Mr. Zuckerberg’s little college project has turned into a social media juggernaut. Facebook is the place we go to in order to connect with friends, to talk about and share pictures of all the exciting things in our lives, and, yes, waste a boatload of time. But, hey, it sure is a lot of fun! That said, if you’re not careful about what you’re sharing, Facebook can also be detrimental to your reputation. One seemingly innocuous post can... Read more »

5 Things Soccer Can Teach You About Life

what soccer can teach you about life
It sure has been a fun ride watching Team U.S.A. battle in the World Cup these past few weeks. But, alas, the ride is officially over. At least we can hold our heads high knowing that they tried their best and represented our country with pride. We’ll get ’em in 2018! Having been immersed in everything soccer recently, I can’t help but think of all the lessons the “beautiful game” can teach us about how to live our lives to the fullest and make our dreams a reality.  That said, I thought it would be... Read more »

A Surefire Plan To Help You Land A Great Job After College

success after college
Now that you’ve graduated from high school, you’re ready to begin college and start preparing for your career. Just think…four years from now, with your diploma in hand, you’ll be ready to land the job of your dreams and start raking in the dough!  That is...if you make the right choices in the meantime. Otherwise, as many recent college grads are realizing, you could be in for a rude awakening.  According to the Accenture 2014 College Graduate Employment Survey, “Recent college graduates are... Read more »

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