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The top three reasons you should have a portfolio

More and more often, job applications are being updated to include a little dialogue box known as the “portfolio link.” Here, employers look for prospective employees to enter a personal website that showcases their relevant or even non-relevant work–anything that … Continue reading

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The 5 most common interview questions (and how to prepare for them)

Job interviews, no matter how much you have prepared, are almost always unnerving and intimidating experiences. But despite the anxiety that naturally comes from being one of dozens candidates applying for the same position, one thing job interviews don’t have … Continue reading

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The Final Countdown: what to do in the weeks leading up to finals

Yes, it’s that time of the year again. The time for students to clean their apartments, reorganize their closets, rearrange their living rooms, read a magazine and then, finally, study. But finals season doesn’t have to be about dreading studying. … Continue reading

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How to succeed as a first-generation college student

First-generation college students are often perceived as hard-working and driven–supported by family, friends or mentors to overcome the odds and make their dreams come true. But what is often overlooked is the variety of challenges faced by students without many … Continue reading

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5 tips for proper discussion board #netiquette

To supplement their online and in-person lectures, more and more professors are turning to online discussion boards as places where students can show what they’ve learned, as well as interact with their peers. But for many students, discussion boards are … Continue reading

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Quick and surprising methods to a healthier student

This week is National Public Health week, and while every student probably already knows the basics of college health—exercising, eating right, sleeping enough—many still are unable to get everything done on a daily basis, or they simply go through the … Continue reading

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5 Lessons Your Kids Can Teach You

Back to school is a vital rite of passage for children and parents alike. But while the little ones are stocking their heads full of new lessons, adults could brush up on these often forgotten but always important life lessons: … Continue reading

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