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How to get your resume past applicant tracking systems:

http://www.cio.com/…/5_Insider_Secrets_for_Beating_Applican…

Don't just focus on earning good grades - make sure you learn the material. Employers increasingly want you to show what you know.

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Awesome infographic on choosing a major: http://blog.gradguard.com/…/…/major-decisions-choose-wisely/

We'd add that students should consider the impact of globalization trends, too.

Awesome infographic on choosing a major below. We'd add that students should consider the impact of globalization trends as well.

http://blog.gradguard.com/…/…/major-decisions-choose-wisely/

Median earnings of college graduates without an advanced degree are 65% higher than that of high school graduates.

http://trends.collegeboard.org/…/education-pays-2013-full-r…

If you're starting to feel burned out, hang in there! It's okay to take a break, but don't fall behind in your homework before exam preparation starts.

More and more students are asking questions about networking. Here's a mini-blog on the subject:

http://www.globalgrad.com/networking-is-a-numbers-game/

Many college students muster the courage to start networking but quickly get discouraged when those first calls/emails/texts are not returned. Just as marketers are often considered successful if they can achieve a 3% response rate, students need to understand that it is perfectly normal not to hea...
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More teens seeking job-skills courses in the West Valley,After three school years of declining enrollment, Career and Technical Education classes are gaining popularity with West Valley high-school students.
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Excited to hear that another student who used Global Grad has a full-time job offer after completing college!

#coaching+#effort = #results

Did you know that interacting with professors outside the classroom can boost your chances of finishing college?

College isn't like high school - focus on joining 2-3 campus organizations and making a significant impact.

Fastest growing industries include 3D printing, generic pharmacy, and mobile apps:

http://venturebeat.com/…/the-7-fastest-growing-industries-…/

5 of the 7 fastest growing sectors of the U.S. economy are fueled by technology startups.
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Today's college students are managing much more than homework...

http://www.washingtonpost.com/…/4158c8c0-1718-11e3-804b-d3a…

When President Obama talks about “college students,” he doesn’t mean teenagers at highly ranked schools.
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Do you understand the skills your college major will help you develop well enough to explain to a potential employer?

Why do your personal reasons for attending college matter?

http://www.globalgrad.com/want-college-student/

If you can’t answer this question, you need to reconsider whether you should become a college student right now. If you are going to college to party, please other people, get out of the house, or just meet people, don’t go – it’s too expensive and the years of your life are too valuable. If [...]
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Your choice of major, not school attended, may influence earnings in your early career the most.

http://www.marketplace.org/…/your-college-major-counts-more…

Don't focus initially on choosing a major. Focus first on eliminating majors.