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College and Career

What’s Business Attire For Women? | The University Network

Business professional attire can be necessary for everything from internships to interviews, class presentations and networking events. In today’s competitive job market, “looking the part” can make or break your success in the workforce, so it’s important to understand the…

8 Unique Programs for College Students

As I prepare to graduate, I can’t help but think about all the cool programs for college students around the world! Luckily, I was able to participate in a few of these programs for college students, and in my last…

5 Types of Networking Events Actually Worth Your Time

by Kelly Ayres Photos Joe Kathrina | November 30, 2018 Who said all networking events were created equal? We say, pick your poison. The idea of networking used to produce a physical reaction in me, similar to riding a roller coaster:…

LinkedIn Tips for College Students

Happy new year! It’s been a little while, I’ve been enjoying my last winter break ever! I’m officially starting my last semester of college next week which is both thrilling and horrifying. With the end of my college experience comes…

How to Ask for a Letter of Recommendation (+ Get the Job)

by Lisa Crocco Photos Bloguettes | November 09, 2018 Are you currently applying for jobs and beginning to ask for letters of recommendation? You may be being totally shortchanged. Here’s how to fix it. According to recent studies, women are far…

The Homesickness Guide

At one point or another in your college experience, you might find yourself feeling homesick. This is completely normal, considering you are in a completely different environment than what you have experienced for the last 18 years of your life….

40 Tips For Your Next Job Interview

Your resume landed you an interview. Now it’s time to understand how to succeed in the job interview so that you are ever closer to your goal of obtaining your dream job. Source: 40 Tips For Your Next Job Interview!…

How to Find A Job in 2019: The Ultimate Guide | Career Contessa

by Caileen Kehayas Is it time to find a new job? As the year draws to an end, many women naturally take stock of their lives. What works? What doesn’t? Are your relationships healthy? Is your apartment in dire need…

What I Learned after Reviewing Hundreds of Scholarship Applications (+5 Pro Tips) | The University Network

Being a scholarship judge is hard– sometimes because I have to choose only one winner, sometimes because I have to choose a winner. Sometimes, reviewing applications is a delight; other times, it’s a chore. While it’s true that volume has a lot to…

*This post may have affiliate links* At the beginning of 2016, driving to class felt harder and harder each day. I didn’t know why I was feeling stressed every time I thought of heading back to school after dropping my…

The Salary Project™ | Social Media Manager Salary Report

by Jacqueline McElhone We’re all social media managers. Or at least, we feel like we are. We do manage our personal social media accounts, after all. We likely have a personal brand we’re trying to maintain. Even in the CC…

How to: Sleep Better With a Nightly Routine – Maia

This post may contain affiliate links. This means that if you click through and make a purchase I receive a small commission (at no extra cost to you). I only ever feature products I love, and that I think will…

What to Bring to Your Job Interview (+ What to Leave Behind)

by Isabelle Miner Photos Joe Kathrina | November 21, 2018 Let's be honest, interviews are stressful. No matter who you are, what you do, or what you want to do—the resulting anxiety can prove debilitating. If you’re anything like me,…

25 Scholarships That Reward You for Making the World a Better Place | The University Network

The motive for doing good should always be pure (i.e. you shouldn’t expect something in return), but a little bit of incentive never hurts! Below are 25 scholarships that reward you for doing good. Do good and win money for college!…

Having some extra cash in college is always a good thing! The problem is there are tons of things that you need to pay for food, textbooks, rent, a social life, and tuition. The list goes on. I love finding…

Overcome Your Sunday Scaries—26 Tricks to Reclaim Your Weekend

by Caileen Kehayas No matter how much you love your job, you have probably experienced a version of the infamous Sunday Scaries. This is the feeling that Sunday, the second day of the precious weekend, doesn’t quite belong to you—that…

Resume Tips: How to Grab the Recruiter’s Attention | The University Network

The job market has never been so competitive as it is these days. Recruiters receive hundreds of resumes and don’t have the time to read each one of them carefully and thoroughly. Usually, they simply skim through resumes and pay…

We all have heard that you should study a few weeks before your final exams, so you won’t be stressed out. How many of us follow this advice? Sometimes, I do, but for other classes, I keep procrastinating when it…

Moving Your Career Abroad

When my husband’s job relocated our family to Spain I was both extremely excited for the new adventure but equally concerned. I was a few months into a new job as an interior designer for a luxury vacation rental company…

5 Hacks to Find a New Job In 48 Hours

No one likes the process of finding a new job, but what if we told you there's an easier way? Follow our guide to kickstart your job search in under 48 hours. You'll be done in time for Sunday's mimosas…