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If updating your Linkedin account has been on your to-do list for a while, it is time to check this one off of your list by updating your profile today! HackCollege stresses the importance of a Linkedin account in their article; 4 Ways Students Can Make the Most of Linkedin.

As we all know, February is Black History month. As a result, I found a great article by NextGen Journal, titled In Defense of Black History Month that I would suggest everyone to read! Please feel free to leave your comments below.

For those college students that are concerned about personal finances, look at this helpful info-graphic by CollegeCures: A Recent Graduate’s Guide to Personal Finance.

Here are 5 Cool Careers You’ve Never Considered (But You Might Want To!) by HerCampus.

Thank you to Scott Perske, a NSCS member at University of Hawaii Manoa and member of National Leadership Council, for sharing this HuffingtonPost link titled 15 Colleges Where Geek is Chic.

Courtnay Oddman is a senior at The George Washington University, majoring in Communications, with a double minor in Statistics and Health and Wellness. She has been a member of The National Society of Collegiate Scholars since 2008. Courtnay is currently the Social Media Intern at the NSCS national office and is a regular contributor to the NSCS Twitter account. She enjoys attending GWU basketball games and being a mentor to students on campus. Courtnay is currently applying to graduate schools in the field of Higher Education and aspires to one day be a student affairs professional.