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11. Your Future Starts Now

It takes a lot of time and energy to constantly think and worry about your future. Your best bet is to stop putting it off and take action now. Even if you start preparing for your future like saving money or applying to college makes a difference. The hardest part is getting started but after that it is usually pretty smooth sailing. You just have to know where to begin and it all does not need to be done right away. Doing a little bit everyday will help; you just have to find it within you to start.

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By Sienna Jacobson
Tags: future, plans, action, fears, work, college
12. Make Yourself Irreplaceable

With all of the courses available in college, schools should begin to stress the importance of being a valued employee. This seems like common sense, but many students are clueless as to how to go about doing this once they get into the real world. Showing a company that you are irreplaceable is a hard task and although no one is really irreplaceable you can at least make it hard for the company to do so.

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By Joan McKnight
Tags: value, employee, work, business, company, boss, owner, college, classes
13. Where Do You Want To Be?

Knowing what you want out of a life is a big decision to make. Everyone realizes what they want in life at different times, but many have whiffs of where they would like to be during college. The issue here is that people change and so do hopes and dream. There is nothing you can do about your changing feels, but when you have a strong feeling about something you should jump on it. If you are one of those people whose dreams change every month, you might want to reevaluate where you are in your life now and where you see yourself in the future.

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By Julie Kohler
Tags: plan, future, college, work, career, business, life, writing, journalism
14. Start College with a Plan

A mistake many students seem to make is attending school with the intention of just graduating. When you first enter college, graduating should be part of the natural process, so why make that your main plan? Students should develop plans that are much more in-depth than graduating. These plans do not have to be made alone. Advisors can be of great assistance if given the chance.

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By Dana Marie
Tags: college, plan, advisors, graduate, future, career, work, job, resume
15. Patience is a Virtue after College

It is not a secret that college students have no patience. They are continuously rushing and becoming agitated with those making them late for the next class, next appointment, or next available time to boil some noodles and study. Once college is over, students have to gain a better perspective on life and realize even though it was their time while in college, it is no longer as self-involved. Once graduated, students need to bow to the demands of a career and their new superiors. Adjusting to this can cause personal turbulence but the sooner it is learned the sooner they will be acclimated with their new demeanor in life.

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By Hannah Kirk
Tags: college, patience, career, graduation, graduates, work, boss, manager
16. Jump-Start Your GPA

You could be a straight A student or a B and C student; no matter which one you are it is always nice to have a way to boost your GPA. The tricky thing with GPA’s is that they only happen twice a year; once at the end of every semester. This can make it hard for you to stay on track, but all you really have to do is get yourself organized and the rest will fall into place; assuming of course that you put the effort in that is required. The following will give you some ideas that could help you give your GPA the push it really needs.

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By Joanne James
Tags: GPA, students, college, schedule, time, work, school, grades, professors
17. Helpful Job Search Tips

Whether you are a student look for a full-time job or just looking to switch from your current job, there are many ways to go about this. The job search market is growing as jobs seem to be depleting. Just because so many companies are letting employees go does not mean other companies are not hiring. The biggest mistake you want to try to avoid is thinking that there is nothing available. There is no job that is going to knock on your door and beg to give you a weekly paycheck; it is up to you to put the effort in to find the career that suits you.

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By Helen Alazari
Tags: job, search, Internet, profile, career, student, college, resume
18. Do it Once; Do it Right

Students almost seem like a different kind of breed. You have so much on your plates and so much is expected of you, yet you are still not out in the real world. Because of the limited time you have it can he bard to give everything the amount of time needed for it to be done right. This is a lesson it seems every student has learned the hard way, but your best bet is to put it off until you have the time so you can do it once, and only once.

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By Diane DeMeo
Tags: Students, college, time, projects, schedule, school, work
19. Let Your School Work for You

You do a lot of work for school, so why shouldn’t you make your school work for you? With the amount of money paid in tuition, it hardly seems worth to just go to class and go home. You should try to find ways to utilize your school’s tools and allow the programs to help you. It will require you to put in extra time on-campus, but the benefits will certainly outweigh the negatives.

 

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By Jeanelle DeMarco
Tags: school, career center, library, tutoring, professors, tuition, college
20. 3 Ways to Make Extra Money in College

It is always nice to have a few extra bucks, especially when you are in college. There are many ways students can earn extra money aside from the job they already have. The only problem is that it takes up more time than some students even have. With the a heavy load of class and homework, it can be a lot even carrying one job, so adding another job on top of that is really not an option. The good the about colleges is that there are many places where you could make a few extra bucks while not adding too much to your schedule

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By Diana Turrell
Tags: extra, money, college, organize, notes, tutor, time, work, homework, class, schedule

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