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

Ruin the Curve for Everyone

Let me start off by saying that I really hate tests. I’m good at them, but I hate them. Two years ago I was forced to take a Healthcare Economics class. Yes… healthcare AND economics…some genius decided to mix them together. So halfway into the semester it was time to take our dreaded Midterm Exam … Continue reading

Find Your Dream Job By Finding Yourself

Original post from my blog (link) I don’t know how it is with you, but when I first started looking for jobs/internships, I would look through company and career fair websites. I’d look for opportunities with qualifications I met. Then I’d start drafting cover letters, tweak my resume, etc. As I wrote my cover letter, … Continue reading

The Business of College

On a certain day each semester, college students across the country set their alarms and wake up with the rising sun for the ever stressful scheduling day. Busy servers, unexpected class restrictions, and full courses are scenarios most students would consider all too familiar. It’s even more frustrating when the college chooses to cancel courses … Continue reading

5 Ways Dorm Life Prepares You for the Real World

The cramped space, the shared bathrooms, and taking the plunge into living with a complete stranger for a year. Most college students experience these facets of dorm life for at least one year throughout their college careers. Some students crave the freedom and privacy of living in their own space, while others like the environment … Continue reading

Extending Your Education By Working Abroad

The years you spend in college are arguably the best years of your life. You get to move far from your hometown, meet new people, go to parties and events, and absorb new and exciting information until your brain can’t take it anymore. Not to mention you’re young, energetic, focused on your goals, and know … 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

How to Get Hired Using Social Media: Twitter (Part 3)

Twitter: Building a Name for Yourself Twitter is a great way to become, or at least appear to be, an authority in your field and to build relationships with people who have similar interests. Think of Twitter as a giant house with thousands of rooms. Each room is talking about different topics ranging from Kim … Continue reading

The Freshman 15

The Freshman 15 The Freshman 15! Although many studies consider it a myth, the Freshman 15 is something that you hear all around the United States. For those unfamiliar with the phrase, the Freshman 15 refers to the idea that freshmen who live on campus will gain fifteen pounds in their freshman year due to … 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