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The Top 10 Fastest Growing Jobs - Part I

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Still trying to figure out what you want to do with your life? Join the club.  Seriously, though, choosing a career path can be a daunting decision, and it’s one you shouldn’t take lightly. There are so many factors to consider, like salary, education/training requirements, and, most important, your own personal interests and abilities.  Another important factor to consider is job growth. You don’t want to choose a field that’s in decline or will be obsolete in a few years. What you want is a career... Read more »

Mastering The Big Three

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When it comes to preparing for your career, what you do with your time in college is extremely important. As with anything else in life, with college, you get what you give: Study, work hard, and dedicate yourself to learning, and you’ll graduate with a solid foundation for a successful career.  Fool around and party too much while neglecting your studies, and you’ll find yourself sticking around for another year (or maybe two), greater in debt, and less prepared for the challenges of the real world.  ... Read more »

The Perfect Gift For Dads And Grads

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Walking around town the other day I saw a sign on one of the stores that said it had great gifts for “Dads and Grads”. I’ve seen that a lot of places lately, now that graduations are in full swing and Father’s Day is right around the bend.It got me to thinking. I know what gift my dad would’ve liked when I was still in college: if I would’ve actually taken it seriously.Way back when I started college — and I do mean WAY back — I wasn’t really sure what I wanted to do with my life (still not... Read more »

A Wishlist For The Class of 2015

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This month high school and college graduations will be taking place all over the country. And at each of these ceremonies, various speakers will be stepping up to the podium to impart their wisdom and well wishes to the graduates—some of whom will be going off to college; others, who will be going off to begin their careers. Here at MyPath101, we’d like to wish all graduates — both high school and college — the best of luck as you end this phase of your life and prepare to begin the next. We’re so proud... Read more »

Three Steps To Success After College

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May is upon us, and soon all around the country colleges will bidding adieu to the Class of 2015 as they head out into the world, diplomas in hand, ready to begin the next big phase of their lives. If you're one of these soon-to-be graduates — congratulations! You should be proud of everything you've achieved and all the hard work you've put in over the past four years. That said, unless you want to spend the next decade of you life bouncing around from job to job with no general direction... Read more »

How To Find A Mentor While You're Still In College

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When it comes to college, we spend a lot of time talking about the importance of getting your degree on time and how that can serve as a springboard to career success. But there’s one thing you can take away from college that might even be more important: a good mentor. Back when I was struggling through the first few years out of college and trying to find a good-paying job that had something — anything — to do with writing, I happened to bump into an old professor of mine during a visit to my alma mater. I told... Read more »


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