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Crack the job listing code

Rate this article and enter to winLots of students focus on perfecting a cover letter and résumé, and acing an interview. But did you know there’s an art to the job search itself? There...
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Present yourself on paper: Effective résumés and cover letters

Rate this article and enter to winIn this increasingly competitive job market, your first chance to make an impression is often the only one you’ll get. Most employers spend no more than 10 seconds...
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The job prob: How career services can help right now

Rate this article and enter to winYou understand the importance of locating your classes and the best coffeehouse—but where’s your college career center? If you don’t know, go find it. There’s more happening there...
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The job prob: Making the most of your major

Rate this article and enter to winPicking your major or minor can be stressful—especially if you feel your career might depend on it. You’re likely to grapple with a range of factors, and prioritizing...
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The job prob: An expert edits your résumé

Rate this article and enter to winEXPERT: Michelle Dumas, Distinctive Career Services, BostonMany of us have stared at the screen, willing vague experiences and anxious words to form into a compelling statement of how...
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Impress your interviewer: Tips for tackling tough questions

Rate this article and enter to winConvincing a stranger of your qualifications, dedication, and creativity can be awkward and scary. To help, here are a few of the most challenging interview questions, with advice...
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Student hacks: More freebies than you’ll ever get again

Rate this article and enter to winStudent life is full of challenges, sometimes triggering a major case of enough already. You’re probably aware that the campus offers a bunch of services and resources designed...
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Like a pro: 7 tips for powerful public speaking

Rate this article and enter to winNail-biting? Check. Unavoidable? Check. Public speaking is likely in your future, whether you’ll be making a classroom presentation to your peers, giving a speech in an auditorium, or...
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5 questions to answer in your cover letter

Rate this article and enter to winAbout 50 percent of the respondents to a recentStudent Health 101 survey think cover letters are essential for making a good impression on prospective employers, but 25 percent have...
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20 things we wish we’d known sooner

Rate this article and enter to winSH101 asked more than 2,000 students what they learned the hard way. Check out their recurring themes and highlights — so you can have it easier. Experiment with...