Author Archives: Kim Herrera

Study Tips: Top 10 Brain Boosting Super Foods

As midterms approach, remember this study tip: getting your mind and body in top shape can help increase your chances of acing those finals. So, resist the urge to pig out on junk food and turn your attention to healthy … Continue reading

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How to network: Top six networking tips for college student success

Multiple studies, as well as real world experience, repeatedly demonstrate that networking can be one of the single most powerful methods for securing a job or internship. This fact is especially true for college students who will soon be entering … Continue reading

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Three quick tips for student success: How to write a resume for a competitive job market

For many people, creating a resume can be a stressful experience. This concept is especially true for students starting out in today’s highly competitive job market. You can reduce the anxiety that often accompanies the resume writing process by learning what … Continue reading

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Student success or mess? How to tank a job interview in five easy steps

Interviews can be exciting, nerve-wracking experiences. Even the most tenured professionals can make simple mistakes that can cost them a job opportunity. However, by recognizing the five most common job interview blunders I have seen college students make over the … Continue reading

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Seven job fair tips for college students that will wow recruiters

With spring approaching, now is the time to get started preparing for job fairs. To help ensure success at these events, take the time to review the following seven job fair tips for college students and learn how to stand … Continue reading

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Seven fast FAFSA tips: How to jumpstart your federal student financial aid application

The end of winter break brings the beginning of the federal student aid application season. But, don’t sweat it! Whether this is your first time dealing with financial aid or you’re planning your FAFSA renewal, there are several basic tips … Continue reading

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Job search tips for college students: How to utilize Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn

As a career coach and human resources professional, one of the questions college students ask me is, “Can social media sites help me find a job?” While most students are already aware of the idea of creating a basic LinkedIn … Continue reading

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