Graduation is just 1 week away!
In 7 days seniors will be walking across the stage, receiving their diploma, and taking a final picture with Dr. McGee. In just under 150 hours you’ll be taking pictures in your cap and gown with friends and family. Your 4 (or more) years of college have all been leading up to this special day and we are excited to watch each senior get recognized for their hard work.
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.
Watch the last episode of any TV show. It’s sad
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
You wouldn’t be walking across the graduation stage without your parents so make sure they know how grateful you are for them. Send them a text or call and say thank you. They’ll appreciate it and someday when your own kids are in college, you’ll be glad you did.
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
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,
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.
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There are many ways to get involved on and off campus. With clubs, jobs, internships, and student government, there’s no shortage of opportunities to get out there and meet people. Take the plunge and join a new group! We talked to student Dan Compitiello and when we saw his schedule, we knew it would be hard to find a more involved person. Use his busy day as an inspiration for getting things done!
7:00am – Wake
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.
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