Welcome Sophmores

The reason we break out our college student advice by segments (Freshmen - Senior) is because all of those years have a different runway of time until entry into the workforce.

Typically freshmen do not engage adequately into the job search process and sadly, seniors often panic and lament that they did not start sooner when they face the prospect of graduating without a firm job offer.

Congraduations, you are engaging with plenty of runway to get this right, and have an abundant search.

Ignore what you friends are doing or should I say not doing regarding job search.  Know that it is critical to:

  • Attend every career fair that you can get access to on campus (More...)
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7 Ways to a More Abundant Campus Experience

  • Have perfect attendence
  • Never miss a homework assignment
  • Become a leader in a campus group that will get you 
  • Consider working partime (20 hours a week or less)
  • Keep your couriosity peaked in order to figure out what you want to do in your career
  • Hang out with people who are dreaming big and headed where you want to go (the over-achievers)
  • Never miss a career fair

Sounds simple but if you want to graduate on time, with as little debt as possible, and leave employed, follow these 7 steps and you will vastly increase you odds.

 

 

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