The Community College Advantage

If you attend a community college, you’re probably one of the smartest people I’ll ever meet.

Plain and simple, community colleges are awesome because they provide easy access to a better life. It can be as much or as little as you make it. Unfortunately, most community college students don’t maximize this potential.

As a first-generation college graduate, I know how important it is to use an education for a better life. The entire cycle of poverty for a family can be broken forever with easy access to education, some hard work, and a willingness to set yourself apart from the rest. It all begins with simple decisions, which seem so small now, but ultimately will change everything about you for the better.

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The Secret To Creating Your Dream Job

Many revolutions have changed the world for the better. I want to start one of those. It’s something I call the “DREAM JOB REVOLUTION.”

I know, I know. It might sound a little touchy-feely, but it’s crucial.

Let’s face it. People who love their work innovate, engage and deliver. They have fun. They make a difference. So yeah, I want to see more of that.

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campus Rewind 7.8.15

Here are some of our must-reads from about.me’s campus.

Email is quite simple. If you don’t make a great first impression, you’ll get deleted. But that’s for amateurs. You’re a pro. We’ve got a hack that will get your emails noticed. Read more →

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Campus Rewind 6.17.15

Here are a few of our must-reads from about.me’s campus.

The secret skill you need to get hired isn’t so secret anymore. Want to stand out? Learn to code. Here are three reasons why whether you’re a business student or a history major, having some HTML knowledge can help you out on the job hunt.  Read more →

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campus Rewind 6.3.15

On about.me’s campus, we provide college students with resources to excel on and off campus.

College students are more than their resume, their latest status update, or what you read in the news. Their potential is unlimited.

Here are a few of our must-reads from campus.

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about.me Trevis Harrold

From College Football to The Foreign Service: One Student’s Mission

Eastern Michigan University student Trevis Harrold has a backstory that makes you take notice.

A one-time NCAA Division I college football player, Trevis traded in the cleats of being a student-athlete to instead committing himself to public service.

With a double major in political science and economics, he has secured exclusive internships with the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Department of State in Kosovo and is heavily active in student government. A nationally recognized student leader who has the persistence of a football player and the mind of a government official, we’re confident Trevis will continue to do amazing things on campus and beyond. Read on to learn more about what inspires him and his story.

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