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Graduation Countdown: What to and not to do between now and graduation

Graduation Countdown: What to and not to do between now and graduation

Graduation is just a few weeks away! The personal and academic to-do list is hopefully getting shorter as the date gets closer. Whether you can’t wait to get out or your getting sad about leaving campus, this is an emotional time for students. We’ve lived through that and wanted to pass on our best to-dos and not-to-dos to help you make it to May 6th. Don’t….. Watch the last episode of any TV show. It’s sad
Time to Say Goodbye: End of the Year Blues

Time to Say Goodbye: End of the Year Blues

Graduation is just a few days away! Finals are almost over and some of your friends might have already left for home. You’re probably in the midst of packing up your room and finalizing classwork. Don’t let the craziness distract you from what’s really valuable, your friends! Don’t forget to say goodbye! It’s easy to get wrapped up in the emotion of graduation and forget to actually say goodbye to your friends. Don’t let your relatives
Decorating Your Mortarboard

Decorating Your Mortarboard

Graduation outfits aren’t the most exciting. Long black robes and pointy black hats probably aren’t your idea of a great outfit. Some graduates accessorize their ensemble by decorating their mortarboards with personal details or funny sayings. Take inspiration from past grads and start coming up with your own design!
Graduation Countdown: Asking Your Professor for a Recommendation Letter

Graduation Countdown: Asking Your Professor for a Recommendation Letter

You’ve spent your whole college career trying to win the favor of your professors. You’ve worked hard, you’ve done the work, and now it’s time to cash in all your effort. It’s the time of year to ask for recommendation letters. Whether you’re a graduating senior looking for a job, or an underclassman looking for an internship, recommendation letters are crucial to your success. Your professor’s words of affirmation set you apart from all the other
The Importance of a Mentor

The Importance of a Mentor

Having a mentor is crucial to every point of your life. No matter at what stage in your personal and professional life you may be in, having a mentor serves as a tremendous asset. A mentor is a person that you can confide in and share your journey with. Your mentor is there to provide support and advice. The ideal mentor would be an individual with substantial wisdom. A mentor can be a professor, a pastor,
Graduation Countdown: Finding a Job

Graduation Countdown: Finding a Job

Finding a job is every senior’s greatest worry. There are so many ways to go about searching for a job, so many applications to complete, and so many other people looking for the same types of jobs. It can all feel a little overwhelming. Thankfully, we have a few ideas on how to make the process as smooth as possible. Websites There are hundreds of websites designed to help match job seekers with employers. Try searching
Interview Tips from Your Future Boss

Interview Tips from Your Future Boss

Interviews are inevitable. You might have even had one to get to college. To get a job, you’ll need to go through at least 1, if not 2 or 3 interviews. They are a big part of determining your life beyond college and it’s crucial that you learn to ace interviews. Thankfully, it’s not really that hard! We talked to a few professionals who have decades of interview experience, both doing the hiring and being interviewed.