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Career Advice for College Students: 5 Tips to Build a Strong Foundation

College years are all about that hustle and bustle. From attending classes and parties to tackling exams and social life, there’s little spare time on your hands.

Even so, college years are crucial for career building. It’s the right time …

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First Generation College Students Speak on Covid’s Impact

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Perspective | They come bearing gifts

This article outlines the gifts that first-generation college students possess.

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“My American Dream” by Gabriella Ramirez C’23

I was always taught by my parents, immigrants from Latin America, to pursue the American Dream: study hard, go to college, and find a successful career. So far, it seems that this has been the route I have been taking. …

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How to Afford Studying Abroad

This article discusses how to afford studying abroad.

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First in Family Scholarships

As a first-generation student, you are likely to be challenged with navigating the college process without the learning curve that …

Career Planning Guide for College Students

A career planning guide is a vital resource that can help many students achieve their desired occupation after graduation and …

Independent College Fund of New Jersey

Multiple scholarships for the upcoming year are available through the Independent College Fund of New Jersey.

Click below to apply …