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Getting Back on Track During a Busy Semester

Getting Back on Track During a Busy Semester

I’ve committed a big no-no in blogging: not posting regularly. I tried to stick to the schedule of posting once per week, but I’ve fallen behind. I’m going to work my way up, and start on a once-a-month schedule until the semester is over. Thank […]

16 Things to do in Between Classes

16 Things to do in Between Classes

Sometimes you have back, to back, to back, to back classes, just like in high school. However, more often then not, you’ll at least have one day where you have a really long break in between classes. What do you do during this time? Below […]

Graduate School: Why Potential Advisers Aren’t Responding to your Emails

Graduate School: Why Potential Advisers Aren’t Responding to your Emails

*** Applying for graduate school is very different than applying for undergrad. Often, you need to have support from 1-2 professors or potential advisors to support your application — even if you’re the most talented individual of the bunch, without a faculty member’s support you […]

How to get Strong Letters of Recommendation in College: Even when you’re a freshman

How to get Strong Letters of Recommendation in College: Even when you’re a freshman

*** You’ve found an amazing summer internship, and you can’t wait to apply.   Resume? Check. Cover letter? Check. Letters of Recommendation? Wait, what?!   I can’t tell you how many times I found amazing internship opportunities but was stopped dead in my tracks after […]

My Backpack Essentials for College and Graduate School

My Backpack Essentials for College and Graduate School

*** Through trial and error during undergrad, I’ve narrowed down the essentials I carry with me day-to-day while on campus in graduate school. Let me know what your college backpack essentials are in the comments! 1. Backpack I’ve tried a slew of different backpacks over […]