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Tell Me Your Salary, and I'll Tell You Where You Went to School

Forbes tells us that West Point is best school in the country. Newsweek lets us know that Tulane is the "Hottest on the Rebound" (take that, Katrina!)....

By Dan Marley on 8/14/09

Apartment Hunting 101

Welcome to the real world, recent grad. If you just graduated last June, chances are now’s the time you’re frantically searching for an apartment—one of the most stressful and overwhelming challenges...

By Chris Zoia on 8/11/09

Small Businesses Sometimes Provide Better Job Opportunities

Most people look to large companies for their first job out of college, but have you ever considered sticking to small and medium-sized businesses?...

By Stuart Schultz on 8/12/09

Want a Job? Create a Story.

We recognize that trying to get a job in the current economy can be harder than trying to fit a circular peg in a square hole. But it's certainly not impossible, and whenever you can get a leg up on your competition, you might as well. Right now, there are a ton of recent grads who are still trying to find work. So what's one way to get ahead? Create a story. ...

By Joan Mitchell on 8/12/09

Balancing Full-Time Work with a Part-Time Degree

Do you have any articles on your site about doing a part-time grad program and full-time work? - @gradspotguru Twitter follower The answer is no—but let's see if we can rectify that here, because it's a great question that we've heard from several people recently (coincidence?) in different variations. ...

By Gradspot Dot Com on 8/12/09

Rice Noodle Salad

Cara the Quarter-Life Cook joins the "Recipe of the Week" team from Big Girls, Small Kitchen, a food and recipe guide for twenty-something cooks looking for user-friendly, affordable ways to navigate their kitchens. ...

By Cara The Quarter-Life Cook on 8/12/09

Making the Graveyard Shift Work for You

I need a night shift job. What you got? And don't say part-time dominatrix. - @gradspotguru Twitter follower ...

By Gradspot Dot Com on 8/04/09

Top 10 Ways to Go Green in Your First Apartment

These days, it’s not so much “go green or go home” as “go green in your home.” Making some environmentally friendly tweaks in the crib is not only easy, but it will also cut down on your gas, water, and electricity bill. Everyone wins! ...

By Christopher Schonberger on 7/31/09

Alain de Botton's Philosophy of Success

Alain de Botton is a Brit who founded The School of Life to promote learning about the things that we actually care about in life (work, family, travel, etc.) rather than the abstract concepts we tend to study in school....

By Christopher Schonberger on 7/30/09

Montreal: Crazy Exists Here Too!

I always think it's really funny when Americans talk about how Montreal is so "European." I understand that a year spent in Paris does not give me the right to be snooty about Quebec, but I do have a bit more perspective than I used to, and I must tell you, Quebec is not France. ...

By Tory Hoen on 7/23/09
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