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College skills that will help you in the job market

2017-11-14T18:44:55.171+0000 Chris Ayuoyi

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In college, you will come across many challenges which you may find difficult to overcome. However, these challenges are what build your skills and character and prepare you for life after college. Here are a few skills that will help you in the job world.

Discipline. The biggest lesson college teaches you is that you are fully responsible for everything that happens to yourself and your success is almost entirely dependent on you. As a student you have to be self-motivated since you will not always have in-person interactions to keep myself on track.

Time Management. Juggling school and all other commitments is not easy. College life is a crash course in efficient time management.School is important, but it is critical to rest and have fun when it’s time. It takes hard work to earn a degree, but you can get through college with less stress by staying organized. Keep a schedule and remember to make time for the activities you enjoy.

Perseverance. This you will learn first-hand. The perseverance you gain while earning your degree will be vital to you making it through the difficult early days of employment.From difficult courses to stress from balancing work, school and sports, there will likely be times you feel like giving up. At the end of it all you will be glad you have learned resilience because the job world is not going to be easy.

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