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92% Of U.S. Adults Fear Something About Job Interviews, Survey Finds

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Career College Central summary:

For an overwhelming majority of Americans, the job interview is a dreaded, stressful ordeal as 9 in 10 employed adults said they fear something about the experience, according to data released in the 2013 Job Interview Anxiety Survey conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of Everest College.

The telephone survey of 1,002 employed …

Five Tips For The Recent Grad’s Job Search

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For college graduates seeking their first full-time jobs out of school, the current economy is causing unique challenges. Unemployment and underemployment for college grads have both risen since the beginning of the recession, with unemployment up 3.1 percent and underemployment up 8.4 percent.


Rack up some experience.

Try to make a strong start.

Work your way up. 

Don't act as though you're entitled to a job.

Don't stay in school too long. 

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Senate Kills Two Student Loan Proposals

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Interest rates on new student loans are likely headed higher after senators on Thursday failed to advance proposals to keep them from doubling come July 1.

Dueling measures in the Senate would have kept interest rates on some student loans from moving from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent, although separate Republican and Democratic proposals each failed …