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Top 3 Things Every Graduate Must Do After Commencement

Top 3 Things Every Graduate Must Do After Commencement

Written by Emily Stark, Career & Employer Outreach Specialist at Ashford UniversityThe graduation stage has been swept off, confetti is in the trash, Ashford alum décor is hung in offices and on car bumpers across...
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Motivation fail?: 6 ways to fix it

Rate this article and enter to winDo you hit the snooze button time after time? Or start your assignments and projects shortly before they’re due? We all have habits we’d be happy to kick....
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Making the most of your career center

Rate this article and enter to winOne of the most important reasons Ashford students decide to further their education is to pursue an exciting career. Career Services at Ashford University can help you reach...
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Get the scoop before your interview: 3 ways to stand out to potential employers

Rate this article and enter to winThe difference between getting a job and still searching can come down to doing some background research.Know Thy Potential EmployerAmber Kreger, the assistant director of career services at...
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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 intimidating, even if you have experience doing so. To help, here’s some advice on how to give...
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What’s next? Conquering your fear of the future

Rate this article and enter to winBooks. You’ve been immersed in them for a long time. But now it might be time to turn the page to a different chapter. Whether you’re getting ready...
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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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Presenting yourself to employers: How to build a professional online image

Rate this article and enter to winLife is filled with memorable moments, and it can be extremely fun to share them with friends through social media. However, while you may want to highlight your...
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Selecting your spokesperson: Securing strong recommendations

Rate this article and enter to winIf you’re looking for a job or internship, or are applying for further education, you will need to put together a portfolio of recommendation letters and have people...