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Friday, January 19, 2018
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Career corner: Job shadowing

Job shadowingPicking a career can be pretty stressful. How are you supposed to know what you want to do 5 or 10 years from now? And how can you find out what the day-to-day...
Career Corner

Career corner: How to write a cover letter

How to write a cover letterToday’s job market is competitive—ven to work at a fast food joint. So how do you stand out from the crowd? You need a cover letter, and it needs...
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Career corner: Résumés

You’ve decided that you want a job. Now what? Step one: Create a résumé. Aside from using it to apply to jobs, you can also use your résumé to help you apply to college,...
How to prevent end-of-year burnout

How to prevent end-of-year burnout

Spring is here, which means summer is right around the corner. Are fantasies of summer vacation and homework-free days having a negative effect on your motivation to do schoolwork? Here are some ways to...
Money matters

Money matters: Tax time

Tax timeIt’s everyone’s favorite time of year: tax season. Actually, it’s probably only exciting for accountants. But even if you’re not as pumped for tax season as the employees are at H&R Block, learning...
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Ask the academic advisor: What kind of job or internship should I look for?

"I’d like to find a job or internship. What kinds should I look for?"—Deanna, Columbus, OhioDeanna,Jobs and internships offer opportunities to learn technical skills, industry jargon, day-to-day operations, business savvy, and professional etiquette. They...
Money matters

Money matters: How to look after your pennies, and save some too

How to look after your pennies, and save some tooMoney—that thing that always seems to be disappearing, or never appearing in the first place. Maybe you want a new phone, concert tickets, or to...
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Career corner: Learning a trade

Learning a tradeNot sure if college is for you? Vocational schools, also called trade schools or career colleges, train students for specific jobs that often don’t require a four-year degree. For example, you can...
Paying for college: Everything you need to know about financial aid

Paying for college: Everything you need to know about financial aid

 Thinking about college is exciting. It’s a time to follow your dreams and learn and grow in ways that will impact the rest of your life. But trying to understand the financial jargon involved...
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Career corner: Is LinkedIn worthwhile for high school students?

Yes. Millions of people use LinkedIn to find jobs and network, and in 2013, the site lowered its minimum user age to 14. Since then, more and more teens are taking advantage of LinkedIn...