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Spaghetti with Sausage, Cherry Tomato, and Ricotta

As the summer kicks into high gear and there is actually some daylight to enjoy after work, the last thing you want is to be stuck inside cooking long and arduous meals. With this truth in mind, you have two options: fire up the grill, or make something that's super easy and quick. If you choose the latter route, this simple pasta dish should satisfy your needs nicely....

By Christopher Schonberger on 6/24/09

It Will Never Be Normal

I've been at a loss for what to blog about lately. For a moment, I started to think my life here had become too normal to write about. But as usual, I was wrong. I have simply become accustomed to the absurdity of it all... and now, the absurdity itself has become normal. I need to remember that the frequency with which absurd things happen does not make them less noteworthy. ...

By Tory Hoen on 6/22/09

Top Ten Movies for Recent Grads

Commencement season is coming to a close once again, and around the country important people have been getting paid hundreds of thousands of dollars to grace the Class of ‘09 with some measured words that will be forgotten...

By Christopher Schonberger on 4/19/09

Top Ten Things to Do After Graduating

The best way to postpone (if not avoid) the feeling of post-grad dread is to take a step back and give yourself some time to decompress. For all the tomfoolery that goes on, college is a tough gig, and you wouldn’t be the first person to feel burnt out on commencement day....

By Christopher Schonberger on 6/19/09

Potluck Portables: Bittersweet Chocolate Bark with Pretzels and Toffee

Potluck Portables (noun): Easy portable side dishes that can be made the night before, served at room temperature, and are versatile enough to complement any surrounding dish at a potluck buffet. ...

By Cara The Quarter-Life Cook on 6/17/09

Commando Job-Hunting: Top 10 University Career Services Websites

UPDATED: After meeting a ton of career service professionals at this year's Nace Conference in Las Vegas, we discovered some new contenders to the throne and decided to reassess the field. Though we like to poke fun at schools that host one recruiting fair and think they're doing big things for their kids, it's also no secret that we're huge fans of the many college career offices that actually do the job they're supposed to...

By Christopher Schonberger on 4/03/09

How to Make the Most of Your Annual Performance Review

Today's guest post is by FiredUP Careers, a career counseling company with a firm believe that the way in which people think, act and feel about their career has a huge impact on their overall quality of life. Everyone hates performance appraisals ...

By Gradspot Dot Com on 6/16/09

Managing Your Cash 101

Q: How should I begin to manage my bank account and finances? – Chris Shore, NYC

A: Now that you have a steady paycheck and financial obligations, it’s time to figure out a way to keep all that money organized. Beyond...

By Gradspot Dot Com on 6/09/09

Chicken with Soy, Beer, and Honey

Phoebe 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 Phoebe The Quarter-Life Cook on 6/09/09

Interview Prep: Defining Your Strengths and Weaknesses

The following is an excerpt from the Ace Your Interview! book by WetFeet: No matter whether you’re interviewing for a position in investment banking or pizza delivery, potential employers are bound to ask the dependable, go-to interview question...

By Gradspot Dot Com on 6/09/09
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