Tag: success

An Opportunity for Growth: The Fund for American Studies

The Fund for American Studies (TFAS) is an all-American program that brings high-achieving students together in one of the world’s major cities to experience life in their prospective careers by interning and taking classes at a high-end institution. The mission for The Fund for American Studies is to ‘create a […]

5 Reasons Students Should Care About Their Credit Now

Based on my personal experience, I know that most college students aren’t typically concerned with their credit score. Unfortunately, college is a time during which countless students have destroyed their credit score. So while you might not care about your credit score now, there are five key reasons why you […]

Social-Networking 101: How to Land a Job in this Economy

With a weak job market and unemployment numbers stagnant, finding a job can be difficult, especially for a student or recent graduate.  Don’t fret!  Finding a job is entirely manageable.  While you print out resumes and attend job fairs, here are some tips on how you can expand your social […]

Net-Etiquette For Job Seekers – Q & A with Christine

Dear Christine, I’ve been reading so much lately about all the dangers of having an inappropriate presence on Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, etc. I’m thinking of just taking down all of my profiles while I look for a job. Is there any reason I should keep social networking? – Hesitant Profiler, […]

Net-Etiquette For Job Seekers – Q & A with Christine

Dear Christine, I’ve been reading so much lately about all the dangers of having an inappropriate presence on Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, etc. I’m thinking of just taking down all of my profiles while I look for a job. Is there any reason I should keep social networking? – Hesitant Profiler, […]

Interview Follow Up: Why? How? When?

You just had a great interview.  You clicked with the recruiter, you liked the hiring manager… even the receptionist was friendly.  You really want that job.  What can you do AFTER the interview to help make sure the job us yours? Within the first 24 hours…. Send a (separate) thank […]

To Grad School or Not, Part 2 – Q & A with Christine

Dear Christine, I have a good job and a well-balanced life, but I’m thinking about going for something bigger. Except what happens if I go to law school or med school and years from now I realize that the work is not fulfilling? I’m not worried about failing or financial […]

To Grad School or Not, Part 2 – Q & A with Christine

Dear Christine, I have a good job and a well-balanced life, but I’m thinking about going for something bigger. Except what happens if I go to law school or med school and years from now I realize that the work is not fulfilling? I’m not worried about failing or financial […]