Redesign of website coming soon… along with job board.

Followers of University Ave, please stay tuned for a redesign of the website that will include a job board. We’ll be teaming up with a few other businesses to provide a job board along with running contests to win free resume rebuilds and coaching. If you or anyone you know is looking to post jobs … Continue reading

Work Lessons from The Hunger Games (so good we posted it again!)

So by now I’m sure everyone’s tired of hearing about the Hunger Games. But too bad. I’m still going to write about it. Yea, there are a lot of people annoyed by yet another teen love triangle but I have to say, I picked up some essential business lessons while watching the movie and paying … Continue reading

Lessons a Post Grad Can Learn from Don’t Trust the B—- in Apt. 23

Lessons a Post Grad Can Learn From Don’t Trust the B—- in Apt. 23: It is okay to stray from your life plan. It is okay to lose your job at an elite mortgage firm because it has been raided by the cops.  Just find a new one at a coffee shop with a coworker … Continue reading

We want YOU.

With all of our writers, authors, and bloggers we always try to give you guys everything and anything you’d want and need to know when it comes to college and life post graduation. But we always want to hear from you if there’s something we’re not covering. Don’t be shy. No topic is off topic. … Continue reading

How to Build Your Resume Over the Summer

Summer is upon us!  It’s time to put all the stress of class behind us for a few months to relax, hang out with friends, and just have fun.  However, it is important that you think of your career during this break as well.  During school you are more invested getting to class on time, … Continue reading

Tackling the Menu During a Lunch Interview

Imagine this: you’re seated on the deck of an outdoor restaurant across from the guy, or girl, that you’ve been incapable of keeping your eyes off of since that first day of sociology class. The waiter comes and serves you your garlic-y salad and spaghetti and meatballs – your breath now reeks of garlic and … Continue reading

Twitter Tutorial – Part I

76% of Twitter users are either in college or are college grads. Compare that to Facebook, with only 50% in or having gone to college (Digital Buzz). Of course, people who have not gone to college are on Twitter, too, but it seems like Twitter is a prerequisite for college-goers these days. It’s a great … Continue reading

The Unpaid Internship: Taking the Plunge…Without the Pay

The unpaid internship: an anomaly to some of our parents, and to us even. Working long hours, with no monetary compensation, on top of a hefty credit load is undoubtedly not quite what we want to be doing in college. Thus, the question remains: why have so many of us taken the plunge into the … Continue reading

Don’t Work. Avoid Telling the Truth. Be Hated. Love Someone.

This commencement speech is one I came across last week. It changed my life. I hope it changes yours. Enjoy, Editor-in-Chief, Samantha Tucci —- Written by Adrian Tan, author of The Teenage Textbook (1988), was the guest-of-honour at a recent NTU convocation ceremony. This was his speech to the graduating class of 2008. I must … Continue reading

Thank You, But No Thank You?

Like I’ve said before, ‘thank yous’ go a long way, and should always be given when appreciation is due. But as college students, when do WE hear thank you? I mean, as far as I can remember I don’t think I’ve ever been told by a professor “thank you for working so hard.” Or after … Continue reading