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Millennials Are Seeking Prenups—and It Might Just Be Worth Considering

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How to Change Careers After Law School (and Why You’ll Probably Have To)

Changing careers after law school is never an easy decision, but lawyers today don’t always have a choice.

Between a dismal post-recession job market and underwhelming salary expectations, landing a legal job that pays the student loan bills is far from a sure thing. Add to that the stark reality of day-to-day legal work, which often falls short of expectations, and you have a recipe for a growing number of people leaving the law.

Fortunately, in today’s fluid job market, pivoting after law school is easier than it used to be, and there are some great alternative careers for lawyers out there—if you know where to look and how to position yourself.

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Changing Careers After Graduate School? 3 Important Ways to Prepare

In all my years working with graduate school candidates in the recruiting and career counseling fields, one of my favorite challenges has been helping them switch careers.  Lucky for me, this shift towards a new career path is a phenomenon that’s on the rise.  While I wouldn’t recommend changing careers on a repeated basis, I do believe that one or two thoughtful, well-planned transitions can actually be good for your career.

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Employment Data Reveals Career Growth Opportunities in 2015 [New Report]

Each quarter, the SoFi Career Strategy Team sifts through a mountain of employment data in order to identify the latest hiring and salary trends for our Career Trends Report. Our aim? To gauge the demand for undergraduate and graduate level talent, provide insight into hiring practices across industries and regions, and help our members and other early stage professionals make informed decisions about career development strategy.

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How I Went From Junior Analyst to Tech CEO in One Year

A year ago, SoFi member Elena Foukes Lucas was the lowest-level analyst at a Fortune 200 company. Today she’s a co-founder and CEO of a renewable energy startup. Elena’s adventurous path to a more fulfilling life and career, including her experience with SoFi Career Strategy, is an inspiring story for anyone who’s pondered the pros and cons of starting a business while repaying student loan debt.

Read the full post about Elena’s experience over on Women 2.0.

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