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5 Fun Places to Beat Summer Boredom in CoMo

Summers in Columbia can be relaxing, exciting, and tons of fun, but it’s easy to get in a rut of doing the same old things and going to the same old places. This is a list of unique places to go in Columbia to make your summer even more memorable. Cooper’s Landing: Who doesn’t love…

Study Abroad in Nagasaki

Want to see new places? Try new things? Meet new people? If you answered “yes” to the previous questions, then study abroad might be just the thing for you! This last fall I was fortunate enough to live in Nagasaki, Japan for four months studying International Business and Japanese language. In my time there I lived…

Build Your Professional Network

Building a professional network is critical to every profession, whether in business or in other careers. It is important to build these connections early as it will help you grow and increase your chance of success. Here are some places where you can start building your professional network: Career Fairs - Get yourself out there…

Applying to Graduate School: Getting Good Letters of Rec

There are a lot of steps you have to take to get into graduate school including the all-important letters of recommendation. This may not seem that bad since your professors are the ones actually writing the letters, but you still don’t want to overlook the importance of thoughtful planning for this step. Start early! Most…

Applying to Graduate School: How to Obtain Good Letters of Recommendation

There are many steps you have to take to get into graduate school including submitting several letters of recommendation.  This may not seem that bad since your professors are the ones actually writing the letters, but you still don’t want to overlook the importance of thoughtful planning for this step. Most deadlines for application materials…

Grad School from a Grad Student

Lately it seems like I’ve been answering more and more questions from co-workers and friends about why I decided to attend grad school and how I went about the process. Since I have loved every moment of my grad school career, I have been happy to pass along any words of wisdom and advice I…

What Are You Worth?

Ever read a job description asking you to “include your salary requirements”? Did you immediately think to yourself, I have NO idea what I should be asking for?  While you might feel like you are an invaluable asset, the fact is that most people have a very unclear idea of what they are professionally worth.…