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4 Tactics for Landing Your Dream Job

4 Tactics for Landing Your Dream Job

The following is a guest post written by Caitlin Grove, an Associate Content Coordinator for Varsity Tutors. When you start to see the light at the end of the college tunnel, one particular question may cross your mind: “How do I land my dream job?” The idea of exiting the college journey and moving directly to your dream career is enticing. The harsh reality is that it isn’t a simple process. Before I landed my current position as Associate Content Coordinator with Varsity Tutors, I had to be honest with myself about what the term “dream job” meant for me and how I would ultimately get there. In some ways ... Read More About 4 Tactics for Landing Your Dream Job

How to Get Real-World Experience in Your College Major

How to Get Real-World Experience in Your College Major

While pursuing your college degree, you will take many classes that will help you explore your intended field. The knowledge gained from these major-focused courses can be very beneficial; however, gaining real-world experience in your college major can be the extra boost you need when entering the job search. Unfortunately, many students neglect to get real-world experience during their schooling, only to realize its importance once it’s too late. You can get real-world experience in your college major by taking on internships, career-related jobs, and relevant extracurriculars while in school. Having examples from classes can be helpf ... Read More About How to Get Real-World Experience in Your College Major

A Checklist for Your Final Semester of Grad School

A Checklist for Your Final Semester of Grad School

During your final semester of grad school, you may be asking yourself, “What’s next?” While in grad school, one tends to focus only on grad school itself and it is hard to see (let alone imagine) the light at the end of the tunnel. With classes, assignments, networking, and the impending job search, things can quickly become overwhelming. Fortunately, a checklist for your final semester of grad school can help keep these priorities straight. Everyone’s experience with grad school is different. Whether your journey has been two years or eight years, it can be helpful to stay prepared with a checklist for your final seme ... Read More About A Checklist for Your Final Semester of Grad School

4 Career Skills for Students to Develop

4 Career Skills for Students to Develop

When studying for exams and writing essays for school, it can feel as if your educational career and future professional career are two totally separate entities that don’t overlap; in reality they are not. There are many skills students can develop while in school that can help their future careers, such as working well in groups, prioritizing tasks efficiently, and more. These “soft skills” are traits that employers are often looking for and that can give you the leading edge when applying for jobs post graduation. Here are four career skills students can start to develop now: Teamwork All of those group projects your te ... Read More About 4 Career Skills for Students to Develop

How a College Minor Can Help Your College Major

How a College Minor Can Help Your College Major

A college minor is an exciting, and often underrated, opportunity to explore more academic areas and to advance your knowledge. Maybe you are majoring in physical therapy and want to open your own practice some day—a business minor could be the perfect complement to your major. Think of your minor as your major’s partner in crime or its opening act. Your college minor can help your college major by allowing you to accompany and cultivate skills that enhance what you learn in your major. In addition to this, there are several other reasons declaring a minor can help elevate your degree. College minors introduce you to additional a ... Read More About How a College Minor Can Help Your College Major

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