Six Items Every Recent Grad Needs In Her Closet

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Post-graduation life can be daunting: getting a job, going on interviews, finding your own place, paying off student loans. One thing does not have to be stressful — building up your professional wardrobe! You’ve graduated and received your degree, congratulations! Now, it’s time to prepare for interviews, which are, by definition, nerve-wracking. However, if you look […]

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How to Work A Job Fair

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The first job fair I attended made me super nervous. I didn’t know what to expect as I walked into a room packed with employers and swarming with my competition. But my first experience taught me that job fairs are an excellent way to both get a job (sometimes immediately) and network.  By the end of […]

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Rejected After a Job Interview? Say Thanks!

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Reading another rejection e-mail (especially the generic ones) can be frustrating and downright disheartening, or even worse, not receiving a response at all after putting so much effort into an application. Here’s something I’ve learned after receiving several no’s from companies I interviewed with: The interview process doesn’t necessarily end after you’re turned down for a […]

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Project UROK Founder Jenny Jaffe Tells All

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It can be really difficult to deal with mental health issues at any age, but especially as a teenager, when you already feel like your life is upside down, it’s crucial to have a support system that will really listen and understand what you’re going through. You need a community that will help you cope and remain […]

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The No BS Guide to Cover Letters

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Cover letters: the scourge of the job application process. Writing them can be tedious, frustrating and mind-numbing. Struggling to condense your experience and trying to convince employers to hire you in a short amount of space starts to become overwhelming—especially when applying for multiple jobs. Not to mention–it can feel weird trying to sell yourself. It’s […]

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5 Ways to Recover from Interview Blunders

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Interviews are like first dates. You’re representing your best self, you’re eager to make a good first impression, and hope that you get a call back afterwards. And a lot like first dates, you may make a tiny mistake that you’ll agonize over as you relive the memories of bungled jokes and awkward silences.   […]

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