Month: September,2016

So You Want To Work With Animals…

So You Want To Work With Animals…

When I ask a biology student about his/her career interests for the first time, I often hear “I don’t know … I just want to work with animals.” Unfortunately, beyond a career in veterinary medicine, most students don’t know what possibilities exist for working with animals. And for some, becoming a practicing veterinarian may be out of reach for a variety of reasons. But that shouldn’t stop you from working with animals. One of my former
Setting Goals and Getting Stuff Done

Setting Goals and Getting Stuff Done

Homework is the worst. A day or two goes by, then a week and suddenly you have a mile-long list that is weighing on your soul. It’s easy to get discouraged and feel overwhelmed. All you need to to go from procrastinator to productive is 5 simple steps. Set Realistic Goals. Step one to getting your to-do list done is making sure your items are properly stacked. Setting realistic goals means taking a look at what
Dress to Impress: How to be Taken Seriously in Life

Dress to Impress: How to be Taken Seriously in Life

In college, you can get away with sweatpants, an old sweatshirt, and slippers. Not so in the post-graduation world. Getting a real-world job requires you to look like an actual adult. From the moment you graduate, everyone you meet is a potential employer, client, or professional contact. How you present yourself is a big part of how you will be treated in your career, so dress to impress! Wear dress shoes – A sure sign of
Social Media and Psychology – What Do They Have In Common?

Social Media and Psychology – What Do They Have In Common?

We all know that social media is immensely popular nowadays. But did you know psychology plays a huge role in why social media is off the charts popular with nearly all ages? Social media is also changing just like we are, and it’s changing the way we relate to one another, communicate, share and yes, even form our own personal identity.   Smartphones, Apps, and Technology Social media may be all about smartphones, apps, and technology,
Top 20 Must See Places in Boston

Top 20 Must See Places in Boston

Boston is chock full of museums, historical sights, parks, sporting events, and of course top-notch restaurants. With so many exciting things to check out, the to-do list can be a bit daunting. Here are 20 of our favorite places to see in Boston. You’ve GOT to see #9. 1. Boston Common – The first thing you see when you get out of the Park Street MBTA station is the Boston Commons. You’ll see people lounging on
Close Quarters: Tips for sharing a small space

Close Quarters: Tips for sharing a small space

Having a roommate is tricky. Whether you’ve never had to share your space or have always shared a room, the transition to living with a potential stranger in a small space is tricky, but not impossible. Try these 5 tips to keep the roommate peace. Be considerate. Sharing a small space is hard. Almost every movement you make affects your roommate in some way and vice versa. Be considerate of the small space and try to