Tag: College

17 Totally Normal Feelings to Have as a College Student Right Now

By: Jessica A. Gold It’s officially back-to-school season even though this school year is anything but normal—something you know especially well if you’re a college student. The coronavirus pandemic has changed all of our lives in countless ways and it’s now wreaking havoc on the typical college experience of students across the country too. These changes don’t just have practical consequences; they’re…

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How to Make the Most of a Virtual Job Fair

How to Make the Most of a Virtual Job Fair Navigating a virtual job fair may be new territory for a lot of students. Although it looks different from a regular job fair, there are just as many opportunities to take hold of. To make the most out of your experience, it’s important to be prepared to speak to employers and show your…

5 Ways to Curate Your Online Presence During Your Post-Grad Job Hunt

5 Ways to Curate Your Online Presence During Your Post-Grad Job Hunt It’s incredibly important to monitor your social media use both personally and professionally when searching for a job. Employers are now, more than ever, consulting candidates’ social media profiles to get to know them. In fact, 70% of employers use social media to screen candidates during the hiring process, and one of…

10 Ways to Calm Pre-College Nerves

10 Ways to Calm Pre-College Nerves COLLEGE. It’s an exciting word, but also a terrifying one. After months of endless applications, emotional acceptances and rejections, and difficult decisions, it’s now your last summer at home. Soon, you’ll finally be ready to pack your bags and go. Or are you?  As your departure date draws closer, you’re probably suffering from some serious pre-college…

How to Be a Proactive Communicator During Your Remote Internship

How to Be a Proactive Communicator During Your Remote Internship The world feels like it’s on pause, but that doesn’t mean your career development options have disappeared. In fact, there are tons of remote internship opportunities popping up. But once you’ve landed an internship (congrats, BTW!), now you’re faced with the struggle of remote communication. How often is too often to chat? Are you acting…

Why it’s Okay if You Still Have No Idea What You’re Doing After Graduation

Why it’s Okay if You Still Have No Idea What You’re Doing After Graduation “What’s your plan for after graduation?!” There it is–every college student’s favorite question. Whether it’s relatives, family friends, professors or peers, having to explain or express your uncertainty to people never gets easier, and can definitely feel very defeating. No matter how annoying it can be to…