How Important is Networking?

For me, the single most important thing I have received out of all my experiences in college is the connections I have built through organizations, jobs, causal mixers and volunteer work. Yes, it is always important to get good grades in college, and to participate in...

Matching Your Myers-Briggs Type to the Right Major for You

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® is a widely used psychometric personality test that, when used appropriately, can help individuals choose the right career path. Lots of college students in the freshman and sophomore years are still trying to figure out what they want...

My CBL Program Experience

I recently had the opportunity to participate in the Certified Business Laureate™ (CBL) Program, a member benefit offered by NSCS partner HigherNext. For those of you who are not already aware, the CBL is a comprehensive business skills test that shows future...

Unfinished Business

When I walked into my office to sit down and write this update, I got a glimpse of my “unfinished business” box. It’s a clear box where I put bills to go over, calls to make, insurance claims to submit and other to-do’s. I hate looking at this box. Each time I do, I...

Discussing Failures over Coffee

Recently I met a new acquaintance for coffee introduced through a mutual connection who thought we could both benefit from knowing and networking with each other. What I thought would be a professional meeting became a get together between kindred spirits and the...