What to Know as a First-Generation College Student

One thing that many first-generation college students seem to share is a lack of knowledge about how higher education works.(GETTY IMAGES)

FOR MANY first-generation college students, being an academic trailblazer is a dream come true.

By Christina Moreschi
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Avoiding Job and Internship Scams

When evaluating potential employment, you must be careful to avoid scams and fraudulent postings. While Edinboro University makes every attempt to block them, scammers constantly find new ways to bypass the system. Fake job postings can be found not only …

By Pete Ostrander
Pete Ostrander Assistant Director of Career Development
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How To Impress Remotely

By Eileen Hoenigman Meyer

Are high stakes meetings less unnerving when conducted remotely? While it might be tempting to think so, it’s hard to feel certain of that when you’re pacing your living room in your suit jacket and bunny …

By Pete Ostrander
Pete Ostrander Assistant Director of Career Development
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How to overcome common resume and CV stumbling blocks

Andrew Seaman
Editor for Job Seekers & #GetHired at LinkedIn News
Published on August 10, 2020

Resumes (CVs for our friends outside North America) are deceptive documents. Most people believe these materials are relatively simple to create until they are …
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Career Services and Resources for Alumni (Valid through August 2022)

The following are only available to undergraduate alumni who graduated within the last 12 months:
One resume/cover letter review by a professional member of our staff. Submit your resume and/or cover letter.
One 30-minute career coaching appointment – topics may …

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6 Tips on Hosting Virtual Recruiting Events and Coffee Chats

Flo Recruit recently surveyed 6,000+ law students nationwide and 76.8% report being very comfortable using video conferencing tools. In a digital age where most candidates are comfortable with virtual tools, pivoting your recruitment process to virtual first may not be …
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Afraid to Talk About Sensitive Topics at Work? Read this Guide First

Imagine this: you are at a meeting where some colleagues are beginning to talk about a sensitive topic, such as race and racism in higher education. You know that there is a possibility of accidentally offending someone with your thoughts, …

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Recent Alumni Handshake Access

Did you know that you keep access to Handshake after you graduate? Update your email address and you will receive an email to respond to in 24 hours to create a new password and maintain your access to thousands of …

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Common Interview Questions and How to Answer Them

Interviews are perhaps the most important part of a job application process. When interviewing, there are several questions that are commonly encountered. Knowing how to answer these questions can significantly enhance your chances of being successful in the application process.

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The Cheat Sheet You Should Fill Out Before Every Phone Interview

At any given time in your job search, you’re likely juggling a lot of applications and, as you go on, a few in-person, video, and phone interviews as well. It’s a lot to keep straight!

Don’t let those phone interviews …

By Pete Ostrander
Pete Ostrander Assistant Director of Career Development
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