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Life After College: Home

Life After College
"Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are."  -Malcom Forbes


Emphasize Your Best Qualities

From your resume to your interview, it is important to remember to highlight your best skills and qualities. Show off your skills in your resume and cover letter, know what employers are looking for, and dress for success to show you are ready to work.



Know Your Soft Skills

Know how your soft skills correlate with your technical skills, know how combining skills together can make you into a great candidate for a position, and gain confidence in explaining how you use your soft skills.



Do Your Homework

No matter what step of the job search you are at, it is important to do your homework. Know a little about the company, know what is expected within the industry, and be confidant about how you fit in with it all. 



Visit The Academic and Career Services Center

The Academic and Career Services Center is here to help you find and use your strengths, connect your talents with your educational goals and give you the clarity and focus you need to succeed well after you graduate from DWU.

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Exploring This Guide

Click on each of the six job preparation areas below to help you land that first job after college. 
If you have questions or need assistance, reach out to Librarian Alexis Becker at alexis.becker@dwu.edu


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