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Your essential guide to creating the perfect resume and cover letter

Graduation may seem eons away from where you are standing now, but trust us, you will be on the job market before you know it. We recommend you start preparing your professional portfolio items now, while you are still in college. Don’t wait until graduation to build a resume—these important documents can be used to …

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Read these 6 tips before you submit your next scholarship essay

Many scholarship opportunities require candidates to write a short essay as part of the application process. It’s important to write a strong, original essay to set yourself apart from the competition. We know essay writing isn’t most students’ favorite pastime, but hey, what’s a little essay between you and financial stability? Besides, Take Stock in …

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Are you ready for FAFSA? 8 things you must know before applying for financial aid

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) TIME! Okay, okay, no one just loves filling out a long, technical form about your financial standing. But look on the bright side—you only have to fill out this form once a year, and doing so is your all-access pass …

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Work-life balance is key for a less-stress college semester

Now that you have been in class a few weeks, hopefully, you have developed some good study habits. However, it is important that you don’t overwork yourself. Between school, work, and family responsibilities, it is easy to get a little overwhelmed. That’s okay—it happens to everyone. Your College Completion Coaches are here to help you …

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8 ways to build a successful student relationship with your professor

Successful Take Stock college students know how to work well with their class instructors. Remember, your professors not only decide your grade, but also help you understand the subject matter, and can be excellent contacts as you grow in your career. This may sound daunting, but never fear! Your College Completion Coaches have drafted a …

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10 tried and true ways to get more involved on campus

Now that classes have started and you are getting into your scholastic stride, it’s time to start thinking about how you can get involved with your campus community. There are many opportunities for Take Stock students to get out there and expand themselves socially, academically, and professionally. Don’t know where to start? Let your College …

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These next level tips will keep you organized beyond the first week of class

The pathway towards success in college and beyond starts with making good habits. Proper scheduling, thorough organization and consistent routines are three of the best steps to good grades this semester.  Your Take Stock College Completion Coaches have assembled the following tips that can help you start this semester on the right foot: Get ready …

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