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When I was in high school, I was an intense, focused straight-A student, a typical INTJ (in Meyers-Briggs lingo) with a small, homogeneous group of close friends. With my introverted temperament and singular goal orientation, I was not one for glad-handing with everyone in my 750-student high school class. I remember a classmate, my polar opposite, a [...]

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I recently read a helpful article in a blog called The New Talent Times, ”Nine Job-Seeking Tips for College Graduates.” It offered solid advice worth reading, but I was most taken with its Number #1 Tip: “Create a 10-year plan, even if it doesn’t play out.”  One’s first reaction to a tip like this might be, [...]

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Richard N. Bolles, author of  What Color Is Your Parachute? first coined the term Informational Interviewing.   Wikipedia defines it as “a meeting in which a job seeker asks for advice rather than employment. The job seeker uses the interview to gather information on the field, find employment leads and expand their professional network. This [...]

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A recent post from Businessweek‘s daily “Getting In” blog asked, “MBA Applications: Is the Party Over?” Based on the Graduate Management Admissions Council‘s GMAT registration numbers from first four months of 2009, the volume of B-school applications may be leveling off after an all-time high in 2007-08. Las mejores tiendas para comprar camisetas de fútbol [...]

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College is fun. You’re surrounded by smart, dynamic young adults. Constantly stimulated by intellectually engaging courses. Enriched by a convenient array of extra-curricular activities and entertainment venues. What’s not to love? The only thing not to love is that college ends. You have to enter the “real” world. OMG! How will you be prepared for [...]

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My favorite: Careers-in-Finance.Com. They claim to “demystify” jobs in finance, a great word, because college students who major in economics still ask, “What does an investment banker actually do?” The site describes key career paths,  offers great sitelinks, recommended books, key players, job listings, a place to post your resume, headhunter list, and job outlooks. [...]

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LinkedIn can help college students find summer internships, link to websites or blogs displaying their work, have a professional, public profile online, and keep in touch.

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Summer internships, especially paid ones, are tough to land in any economy. But it is especially difficult during a period of  high unemployment. And you are competing with the huge population of baby boomlet students, just as you did in the college application process. So it is possible that you were not able to get [...]

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Position U 4 College, LLC, is a career coaching service that helps students and young adults optimally position themselves to colleges, graduate and professional schools,and employers to create the future they want. Ampia scelta di Maglie da Calcio dei tuoi club preferiti My website, www.positionu4college.com, is for parents, high school students, college students, and recent [...]

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