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Are you a college student seeking an internship for the summer? That’s a great step in kickstarting your career while you’re still earning your degree! You may know that finding an internship to gain experience in the field that you are earning your degree in is a huge accomplishment, so make sure that you gain...
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Congratulations on graduating with your college degree very soon! You’re almost done with finals and you’re looking forward to wearing the cap and gown and receiving your diploma on stage, which you should be. Beyond the excitement and hard work, you should also have a checklist or bucket list before you graduate to be sure...
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You’ve got your diploma, you wore the cap and gone, and now you’re focusing on finding a job. Perhaps, you need some quick tips for elevating your job search after college. There are many easy strategies to help you in your job hunt post-graduation. Take a break from scrolling through job websites and take a...
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When it comes to procrastinating, are you a dreamer, a worrier, a perfectionist, a crisis maker, or an over-doer? If you’re not sure, then this article from Affordable Colleges Online can definitely help define your procrastination type. Evaluating your studying skills while you’re on spring break or winding down from midterm exams may not seem...
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Most college students treat spring break like a week’s vacation from classes, essays and homework. However, you can also treat your spring break like time to work on your big break! This means that you can work on applying for summer jobs, internships, post-graduation jobs, and other career-related opportunities. While this may be more work...
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Future Institute connects college students with businesses in Chicago. We invited Chicago business leaders and high achieving, Chicago area, college seniors to attend this event in order to network and inititate contact between these two groups. The event at the Westin Chicago River North on February 28th was well-attended and productive relationships were started from...
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In college, sometimes it seems like the only thing you can set your sights on is graduation. You’re aiming for that finish line for that cap, gown, and diploma because it is a great accomplishment. However, you should be looking beyond graduation and into your career before you even cross that much-deserved finish line.  Many...
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Dress codes can be very confusing, especially when it comes to professional events and interviews. You may be asking yourself what the difference between “business formal” and “business casual” is or what they even mean by themselves. Dressing to look professional helps you feel confident in the setting you are in. Caring about how you...
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Even if you don’t have to make any career decisions right now, thinking about your future and what you want to do will help you. Don’t get too stressed, though! You’re not alone, and you certain have access to help with your endeavors. Read our earlier blog post to learn more about your 2019 Career...
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