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College and Career

The summer of 2016, I was taking two online classes and working 18 hours. “This Summer is a little busy, but I’m keeping up.” I thought to myself. Now, I’m laughing at that. I was so much busier last Summer…

5 Daily Habits That Will Boost Your GPA (+ Free Checklist!)

Are you wanting to improve your grades, increase your GPA, and just feel altogether more prepared in college? If so, then you need to start doing these five daily grade-boosting habits. These are simple techniques that you can do every…

10 Tips for Commuters in College

Commuting to college can be super frustrating at times, especially when you’re like me and don’t live too close to campus. Here are some simple tips and tricks to make your life as a commuter a little bit better. 1….

10 Things I Wish I Knew Before College

It seems like a century ago. I still look back and think of what my life was like in college. No, I don’t get nostalgic and ponder the glory days (although I was super cool back then). I reflect to…

101 Ways to Happiness

For centuries, philosophers, psychologists, neuroscientists, and ordinary people everywhere have been asking these same questions: What is happiness? Can happiness be learned, or is it a biological predisposition? While the answer to the first question may vary from person to…

Cheap, Nutritious Foods to Keep the Stress Away | The University Network

At one point in my college career, college and stress started to coincide and mean the same thing. Being on my own and gaining new independence is what college is all about, right? Let’s not forget to add the juggling…

Graduate College Early: A Complete Guide

This is the first back-to-school season where I officially will not be going back-to-school. Honestly, I miss it! I’m the nerd who enjoys classes and essays and reading lists. I was lucky enough to be able to graduate college early!…

6 Simple Tips to Study Effectively

Studying can be a drain, especially when you’re under a lot of pressure. 3 essays that are all due the same day, 2 research papers that require full annotated bibliographies, a group project that only you seem to care about… Ahhhh,…

15 Sneaky Phone Interview Tips to Get You to the Next Round

by Kit Warchol Photos Mallory and Justin | December 10, 2018 Show me a person who likes phone interviews, and I'll Venmo you a $20.  Okay, not really (I don't know your account name, so how could I?). But the…

The Ultimate Guide to College Motivation

Motivation is the foundation for success. College motivation is especially important, because with the pressure of academics and the non-stop nature of the semester, we quickly run out of steam. I’ve written about college motivation before in my college eBook, but…

8 Ways For College Students To Stand Out To Employers | The University Network

In today’s job market, the competition is fierce. Many people are more than qualified to fulfill the limited amount of positions available. That’s why it’s crucial for college students to know how to market themselves to employers, so they can…

14 Best Internet Hacks For College Students | The University Network

It really is a great time to be a student. From deals on textbooks and everyday items students need to study shortcuts, the internet offers an invaluable resource for 21st century students. Look here for some of the best internet…

How To Ace the First 90 Days at Work

This advice comes from Katherine Nobles, one of our Career Contessa mentors. You can book a one-on-one session to talk to her about anything career-related.  Here's what you should focus on accomplishing right off the bat. Starting a new job…

How to Win Over Your Interviewers Using Storytelling

When you’re trying your best to get a job offer, a memorable interview is your best shot at getting hired (memorable for good reasons, of course!). However, we tend to go into interviews with a limited amount of preparation around…

6 Habits to Get Over Your Senior Year » Hello Kymberly Ann

College truly is a unique time in your life. For the first time, you have complete freedom. You get to make your own choices and set your own schedule. You can do whatever you want, eat whatever you want, study…

5 Simple Memory Boosters for College Students (or anyone for that matter)!

College is all about memorization. School, in general, is memorizing facts and regurgitating it for the test. “Will it be on the test?” is probably the most commonly asked question I get from students. I understand. You can’t waste precious…

Study Tips: 7 Ways to Retain Information Better | The University Network

A college education of any sort requires immense reading, writing, and studying. A moment of freedom or leisure will be quickly followed by a bombardment of papers and exams. A college workload can be overwhelming. The best way to remedy…

Best Sites for College Students to Find Work

Job searching is hard. It’s especially difficult for college students or recent graduates who want to find their first job. Luckily, there are more than enough resources available to help you land that perfect opportunity. Unfortunately, there are more than…

Interview Preparation Tips That Will Get You Hired

You’ve submitted your resume, talked to a recruiter and scored an interview. It might seem like you’ve already done a lot of work but the hardest part is still ahead. So, I’ve put together a few interview prep tips that…

5 Easy Steps to Writing a Cover Letter

by Caileen Kehayas I hate writing cover letters. Good, glad we have that established off the bat. We already explored some of the bold stylistic moves you can make while writing your cover letter. Responding to the tone in the job…