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Career Services From A Distance: Make Sure You’re Doing These 5 Things

In this new era, your campus (if it’s like most campuses) is at least somewhat, and possibly totally, online. If you work in a career center, your livelihood used to consist of helping students...

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Bryan Dik, Ph.D. Chief Science Officer Oct 01, 2020

New to Online Courses? 8 Tips for Student Success

If you are a student who hasn’t taken an online course before, and now ALL your classes are online, you may a little unsure about what you’re getting into. What you can expect is probably at least...

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Bryan Dik, Ph.D. Chief Science Officer Mar 24, 2020

The Last Lesson: Are Research Papers the Best Final Takeaway?

Have you heard of the Last Lecture? College professors are asked to think about what matters deeply to them and give a hypothetical “last talk” – what final words of wisdom do they want to share?

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Kurt Kraiger, Ph.D. Principal Psychologist Feb 19, 2020

Career Guidance for First-Generation Students

First-generation college students are learners from households where neither parent (or guardian) has obtained a Bachelor’s degree. In other words, they are the first ones in their immediate...

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Amy Huber, Science and Operations Lead Jan 14, 2020

What Education Can Learn From Uber? Technology

Technology gives our generation the opportunity to revolutionize industries. Ridesharing apps such as Uber became the future of public transportation. So what can the education industry learn from...

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Eric Leftwich, Chief Revenue Officer Jan 07, 2020

Employers with Benefits: Investing in Talent Through Career Development

By now you’ve heard of the “gig economy,” in which workers and organizations contract for short-term projects – based on the need of the employer and the availability of individual workers. You...

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Kurt Kraiger, Ph.D. Principal Psychologist Jan 02, 2020

Discover, Embrace, and Fulfill Your True Self this New Year

With every new year comes an internal pressure to become a happier, healthier, more productive version of ourselves. An alarm goes off in our mind that screams THIS IS IT - this is the year I am...

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Alex Mangialardi Dec 31, 2019

Should You Use Online Personality Tests to Help Students Choose Majors?

I recently came upon this blog, which raises the question of whether college career counselors should use online personality tests to help students choose their major. I think the author comes...

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Kurt Kraiger, Ph.D. Principal Psychologist Nov 22, 2019

The Power of Two: Knowing Yourself is the Beginning of all Wisdom

In prior blogs, we’ve talked about the importance of grounding your career planning on reflecting what has already driven you and engaging in self-exploration to guide your planning.  You may have...

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Kurt Kraiger, Ph.D. Principal Psychologist Oct 31, 2019

How to Make Career Decisions: Flip the Script

Three of the most important decisions young adults will make involve their major, their college, and their career. How should students make those decisions and, more importantly, in what order?...

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Amy Huber, Science and Operations Lead Oct 30, 2019

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