Alumni Spotlight

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Emily with City Year

Have you figured out what you are going to do as a career? Do you want to make a huge impact on communities and receive a stipend while trying to figure it out? Check out this interview of UNO graduate who is currently working with City Year in Los Angeles!

Academic Tips

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If You Get a Bad Grade in College, You Can Still Bounce Back!

Finals…we all stress about them, and sadly, we can’t run away from them. Students hide away at the library until closing hours, and nobody seems to hang out with friends. It seems like we are pushing all the energy we have left to close out the semester in the best way possible. While this is true, there are some things you can do to make sure you are prepared, and have a good rest of the semester. 


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Stress & Worry, Be Gone

Finals…we all stress about them, and sadly, we can’t run away from them. Students hide away at the library until closing hours, and nobody seems to hang out with friends. It seems like we are pushing all the energy we have left to close out the semester in the best way possible. While this is true, there are some things you can do to make sure you are prepared, and have a good rest of the semester. 


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The Epidemic Sweeping College Campuses

If you are like most college students as well as me, then you have probably dealt with procrastination at some point in your life. Now, this doesn’t necessarily mean this only happens with school, but that is a huge part of it if you are a student. Dealing with this habit is tough, and even tougher when you go through with it. Procrastination can lead to stress, anxiety, depression, and much more. So, to try and help get rid of this habit, here are some tips to knock procrastination out of the way. 


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How to Write a Quality Research Paper in Half the Time

There are a few things that will never change about college no matter the decade: odd traditions, stereotypical unrealistic movies about college life, and research papers galore. Here are our tips to help you spend less time on the latter so you can enjoy the former.


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Why Organization is Important in College

In college, it can be hard to remember due dates, assignments and tasks for each class when you don’t have the same classes every day or professors continually reminding you of important dates. Thus, it’s important to take the initiative to stay organized, so you can be successful and less stressed. This article provides you with benefits of staying organized and some tips for getting started!


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Community Involvement - Contribute to Your Resume & the Community

Community involvement is an excellent way to build skills that will benefit you in the future. Depending on the type of work you are doing and the position, you can develop and improve several different skills including leadership skills, interpersonal skills, communication skills and more.


Career Tips 

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Social Media & the Job Search

18,400,000 Americans claim that Facebook got them their current job.
10,200,000 Americans claim that LinkedIn got them their current job.
8,000,000 Americans claim that Twitter got them their current job.


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Benefits of Unpaid Internships

Having an internship is one of the most beneficial things a student can do in his or her college career. But, is there any benefit to accepting one that’s unpaid?


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Why Teamwork is a Vital Skill to Have

Why is teamwork so important? Even if you’re someone who doesn’t enjoy working as a team, having the ability to work will with a team is vital to surviving in the business world today.


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How to Evaluate the Offer a Company Presents You

Follow the tips in this article to help you evaluate job offers and make the best decision for you and your career!


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The Art of Small Talk

Do you hate going to networking events for the sole fact that you don’t quite understand how people engage in small talk? Some people are just naturally “talkers” while others are naturally quiet. Below are a few tips on how to employ small talk into your daily conversations with close friends or complete strangers.


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How to Start Your Resume

The first thing you should do when starting your resume is to sit down in a quiet, comfortable place. From here you’ll need to begin brainstorming everything you can potentially put on your resume.

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What is MyPlan?

College is a time where many big life decisions are being made. Whether you’re undecided about your major or are lost in the sea of career choices, have no fear because MyPlan is here! MyPlan is an online service that has different assessments to help students sort out who they are and how that translates to the workforce.

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Understanding and Creating a Personal Brand

Personal branding is a buzz word these days. But, if you’re anything like me, then you’re probably wondering what it really means.

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Preparing for the Career Fair

Check out these top 7 tips from the Academic & Career Development Center to make this year's career fair the best yet.

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What Should I Know About My Reference Page?

It can be hard to determine how a reference page should look/who you should ask to be on it. Below are a few things you should be aware of when writing a reference list.

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