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How To Build A Professional Network In College

The college experience isn’t mostly about academics: It’s a great time to get a jump start on your professional development. Networking during your formative years of higher education can help you land a job after graduation. In fact, according to one study, 78% of applicants who were recent college grads stated networking was a big […]

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What To Know Before Dental School

The ups and downs of academic work ultimately bring you to the next step in your career path. High school leads to work or college. A college degree leads to work or further education. The higher your degree, the more skills you have and opportunities you can access. That’s why, as a college student, you […]

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Important Skills To Have If You Want To Be a News Anchor

Turn on your TV and flip to any news channel, and you’ll quickly be able to identify the show’s news anchor. This is the role that visibly holds the news show together—they verbally share and explain any pre-written or breaking news. Like any other career, being a news anchor requires a specific skill set. If […]

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How Might the Pandemic Influence Your College Major?

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has raised many questions for current and future college students, particularly when it comes to selecting a major. Choosing a major is a life-changing decision, and it needs to be taken seriously. As you consider college major options, let’s look at the pandemic’s impact on several professional fields. Public Health For […]

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Potential Career Paths for Future Airline Pilots

Airline and commercial pilots operate various aircraft, including commercial airplanes, military helicopters, and private planes. Pilots must check the aircraft’s condition before every flight, monitor the plane’s weight balance, verify fuel supply, and weather conditions, and submit flight plans to air traffic control. And this is just the beginning of what pilots must do daily. […]

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7 Reasons Why Pediatrics Is the Perfect Career Field

An ideal career is one that is not only well-paying but also one that you love doing. When thinking about a career to join, these are the major factors to consider. If you are a person who loves being around kids and taking care of them, you can consider being in a field such as […]

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5 Tips for Freshmen to Get Career-Ready

You can’t gear up for your future too soon. Now that you’re in college, you’ve already crossed off that milestone. The next biggie is your first real career position! Sure, you’ve probably had a few entry-level jobs along the way, and you’ll have some more before you get your degree. They are all good ways […]

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Decision Time – What to Study at College?

There’s no denying that the feeling of being accepted into college is a feeling of elation. All that hard work has finally paid off, and although the hard work isn’t over, you can at least rest easy in the knowledge that you know where you’re going to be and what you’re going to be doing […]