5 Professional Essentials for College Students

5 Professional Essentials for College Students

Nearly every college student goes to school to get an education that will hopefully allow them to get the job of their dreams. In order…

Why All High Schoolers Should Embrace Professional Conduct

Why All High Schoolers Should Embrace Professional Conduct

Professionalism is a necessity in almost every job. Even TV personalities are not immune to lapses in professionalism, as displayed by Jeremy Clarkson’s departure from…

10 Things You Learn While Doing an Internship

10 Things You Learn While Doing an Internship

Internships are becoming a requirement in a lot of job fields and academic programs nowadays in order to move onto entry positions. Whether you’re working…

In Defense of Idealism in College Admissions (and Life)

In Defense of Idealism in College Admissions (and Life)

High school and college students as well as young professionals across the country are constantly reminded – often in a contemptuous and condescending manner –…

Why I Hate the Phrase “Resume Builder”

Why I Hate the Phrase “Resume Builder”

The following applies not only to high school and college, but truly to every professional decision you will ever have to make in your life….

5 Tips for Dealing with “The Haters”

5 Tips for Dealing with “The Haters”

Try to convince a people-pleaser that everyone’s not going to like them. Try again, because it’s not going to work. Many “academically inclined” high schoolers…

Looking For Work in High School 101

Looking For Work in High School 101

It is perhaps true that experience is the best teacher, or at least one of the best. I believe that to do what you read…

Networking: It Never Hurts to Start Early

Networking: It Never Hurts to Start Early

In elementary school people always associated me with the title “Teacher’s Pet.” I thought it was fabulous–after all, it just meant I was genuinely enthusiastic…

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