And Another One…

I think I have a little bit of an obsession for awesome yet controversial commencement speeches. And I know for most of you graduation has already occurred and your probably sick of hearing it. But this speech is like none other. Actually it’s the complete opposite of my commencement speech which was fucking awesome, super … 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

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

Staying Sane During Finals Week

For those of you lucky enough to be done with the school year already, take this article as a cautionary tale for next semester. But if like me you find yourself in the sea of papers, last-minute cram sessions and Red Bull also known as “Hell Week”, you’ll certainly be able to relate to this. … 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

Entering a Business Plan Competition? – Here’s What You Need to Know

Across the country, Universities host a variety of business plan competitions for students.  If you play your cards right, you can WIN! I consider myself to be experienced in the realm of business plan competitions.  I myself have entered into and won third place in a competition. So, here is the advice I have if … Continue reading

Drop(box) It Like It’s Hot

Being a student, undergraduate or graduate, is not easy.  You’re working hard to make all your dreams come true, hitting the books (and hoping they don’t hit back), making the most of your limited time and money, and trying to work in a bit of a social life.  This is why I’ve always been a … Continue reading

Keeping It Personal

You’ve probably heard more often than not to keep things “professional” at work. And yes this is true. You shouldn’t be talking about your drunken nights with your boss, or show up to work looking like you just rolled out of bed. But there is a time and a place to keep it personal instead … Continue reading

We Can’t Say It Enough…

In the words of the great Jay-Z, thank you, thank you, thank you, you’re far too kind. It’s only right for us to give a big thank you to everyone reading, following, and liking University Ave Magazine. Our goal here is to help all you college kids and graduates in as many ways as we … Continue reading

Eighty Percent of Success is Showing Up

Eighty Percent of Success is Showing Up-Woody Allen: I recently read the Woody Allen quote “eighty percent of success is showing up.” I interpret the quote as meaning that you will never get what you want if you don’t try.  In other words, even at the risk of rejection, you have to “go for it” … Continue reading