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May 23, 2018

Some of what goes over well at school may not cut it in the workplace.  In your long career as a student, you've become keenly aware of what is expected of you; when you make the shift to employee or intern, you will be held to very different standards.

What does it mean to be a professional?  First and foremost, it means that it’s not about you (whatever it is).  You are being compensated to play a role in moving forward the o...

May 23, 2018

You’ve made it to college.  You’re moved in and finally know where all your classes are.  You know where to find the best salty snacks on campus.  You have a favorite nook in the library for studying and another one for napping.  All systems are go as far as this college thing is concerned.

Ok stop!  Yes, you are strongly committed to completing your course work and carving out a career path.  But there’s another...

May 23, 2018

There are many good reasons to begin your college journey at a two-year school-- it costs less money and is more flexible for a student who is confused about their direction, needs to work, or wants to move into college at a slower pace.  But if you're starting at a community college with the goal of transferring to a 4-year school, you need to have a plan.  Without a solid transfer plan, it might take years longer to get your...

May 23, 2018

These days, when we hear about sororities and fraternities on college campuses, we don’t hear encouraging news.  Reports of binge drinking, racism, sexism, and a disregard for standards set by a college’s Greek Council cast a shadow over these organizations.

What often gets lost amidst the media blitz is the fact that Greek Life provides distinct benefits that enhance the college experience for many students, such as:

  • On cam...

May 23, 2018

Instead of well-rounded students, today colleges are looking to create well-rounded classes.  An environment populated by a diverse group of people is both conducive to learning and just plain fun.

To this end, schools try to recruit students who represent a variety of interests, experiences, talents, and skills as well as geographic, racial, and cultural diversity. There are two lessons to be drawn from this inf...

May 23, 2018

Let’s start with a definition: 
Internshipnoun
The position of a student or trainee who works in an organization,  sometimes without pay, in order to gain work experience or satisfy requirements for a qualification.

The typical goal of the position is to provide the student with exposure to and experience in the work related to a future career. Some internships are paid, others are not. In the case of non-paid internships, s...

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