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Already decided that a job in insurance is right for you? Our educational articles offer a plethora of insurance career advice for undergraduate students. Our tips will help both business students and those undecided in their major work towards getting the ideal job in the industry.

Not sure yet about your career path? You’ll still found our articles helpful in navigating the landscape of college and your journey towards finding your niche.

Whether you’re looking for general guidance or know you want to pursue a job in the risk management or insurance industries, MyPath has you covered. Browse our advice articles below!

Advice for Freshman Year

For most, freshman year is their first time away from home. Getting adjusted to campus life, much less beginning to consider your ideal career path, can seem daunting. Explore MyPath’s career development tips and advice for freshman college students below.

       

7/7/16

The New Freshman 15: Tips for Winning Freshman Year

The infamous freshman 15. If you haven’t heard of it yet, you will. It’s usually preceded by “beware.”

7/19/16

From High School to College to Career — Making Big Changes Work

Change is never easy. Even when change is a good thing, there’s still a little part of us that clings to what we had before.

5/25/17

4 Contrarian Tips for Conquering Freshman Year

These are not your standard tips for surviving freshman year—which is why you absolutely need to know about them.

Advice for Sophomore Year

By sophomore year, you’ve probably become a bit more comfortable with college life and may have started to gravitate towards a major. While the working world may still seem far away, know that objects in our future are often closer than they appear.

Whether you’re still undecided or are trying to find out which college majors or degrees will set you up for a successful insurance career, check out our articles for sophomore college students below.

       

7/15/16

How College Students Can Find a Career Mentor

Has anyone told you yet that you need to find a mentor?

5/25/17

5 Tips for Picking a Minor That Will Help You Get a Job

Minors and certificates are a great way to demonstrate the depth of your knowledge to potential employers — as long as you pick the right one.
5/25/17

Picking a Major? 30 Questions to Ask Yourself First

Still undeclared in your sophomore year? It’s not exactly a crisis (yet), but it’s time to get serious about making a decision.

Advice for Junior Year

Congratulations, you’re officially an upperclassmen! You’ve probably chosen a major by now and may have a clearer idea of which type of career you’re looking for. And if not, that’s okay. Explore our articles for career advice for business students, aspiring insurance professionals and the undecided alike below.

       

5/25/17

How to Make Your Extracurricular Activities Look Good on a Resume

You don’t have to be president of student government or graduate summa cum laude to build a stellar resume. With some reflection and wordsmithing, even the most basic extracurriculars can showcase your unique set of skills for prospective employers.
5/25/17

10 Worst Parts of Applying to Internships That Only College Juniors Appreciate

Because nothing in life is free … except your labor
5/25/17

How Your Parents Can Help You Get a Job

Make sure you hit up Mom and Dad for these things while you’re applying for internships or full-time gigs.

Advice for Senior Year

Senior year can be one of the toughest for many undergraduate students. The “real world” is just on the horizon and most of your friends are probably frantically trying to find a job or making plans to support themselves after the bubble of college life pops. But remain calm, MyPath’s career advice for college seniors can help ease the transition. Check out our articles below.

       

9/15/16

How to Respond to Insurance Haters

Whether you’re a risk management and insurance major or an established insurance professional, you probably encounter more than a few insurance hat

4/29/15

5 Ways Undergrads Can Boost Their Job Hunt Chances

You would think that getting a college education and degree would be all you need to land a great job after graduation, right?

Eh, no.

10/27/15

College Senior-Year Guide

Ever since you were a freshman in college, recent undergrads and other adults have probably told you to enjoy your college years because they are <