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Adulting 101: Asking the right questions

Let us get back to our interview scenario, yeah? You are sitting in the room with your interviewer, looking like a perfect model of a young business professional. Your clothes are wrinkle-free, appropriate and flattering, and you have been nailing every question the interviewer has asked. Things are going great. ...

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Adulting 101: Dressing the part (for men)

Last week, we took some time to talk about dress standards for women. This week it is the men’s turn to stand in the spotlight. I know, some of the women reading this just rolled their eyes: men have it so easy because they don’t have as many options, but ...

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Adulting 101: Dressing the part (for women)

So, get this. I’m scrolling through Facebook the other day, and one of my friends posted about an interview she attended. It talked about how she showed up for the interview (in completely professional attire) but one of the other applicants did not. Now, it wasn’t for a super high-powered ...

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Adulting 101: Studying doesn’t end with finals

This is it. You’ve spent weeks looking at job applications, staring relentlessly at your blank phone screen and obsessing over each word of your resume…and finally it happens. Your phone lights up with a number you don’t recognize, so you leap out of your seat, tell your friends to quiet ...

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Adulting 101: Let’s talk about LinkedIn

LinkedIn – chances are, you’ve heard about it by now. Whether it’s a professor encouraging you to get one or a friend bragging about how theirs is totally awesome, it’s probably come up at least once in a conversation. But somehow you still don’t know what it is, right? Or, ...

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Adulting 101: Let’s talk about Career Services

So at this point in our wonderful adventure on the journey towards real adulthood, we’ve all taken the time to perfect those resumes, right? I sure hope so. For those of us who may be struggling to put how that one summer spent as a camp counselor makes us a ...

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