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Know your networking needs

The richest people in the world look for networks, and everyone else looks for work—or so it’s been said. Networking can help you find a job, a leadership position, a research opportunity, and more....
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Tactful texting

Here are tips for communicating politely and effectively via text message: Think Before You Send: Some things are better said in person, or at least via a phone call. Ashley S., a junior at Ohlone College...
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What do professors expect from you?

Rate this article and enter to winAs a student, there are many people with whom you may interact: advisors, classmates, study group members, family, supervisors… and one that is oft left off the list:...
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The no-burnout guide to busy

Rate this article and enter to winWe all start the term with noble intentions and big ideas about self-discipline—yet within weeks, many of us are pleading for extra time on assignments or skipping sleep...
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Room to study: Creating space to concentrate

Rate this article and enter to winWhile school has just started, it’s not too soon to start creating a study space that will maximize your ability to concentrate. Studying more often isn’t the only...
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Present yourself on paper: Effective résumés and cover letters

Rate this article and enter to winIn this increasingly competitive job market, your first chance to make an impression is often the only one you’ll get. Most employers spend no more than 10 seconds...
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Get the full experience: How to be involved no matter where you are

Rate this article and enter to winThere are many reasons to live in a different place than your school is located. Perhaps you commute to save money living at home, like the independence of...
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Take control of your to-do list: Find the time management tactics that fit your...

Rate this article and enter to winStudents who succeed while juggling work, school, and other responsibilities are superheroes of scheduling, organizing—and perhaps most importantly—managing time. Want to find your time-management superpowers? The key is...
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5 skills to take away from any job or internship

Rate this article and enter to winYou applied. You interviewed. You’re hired. Congratulations!No matter what kind of job or internship you’ve secured, there are many opportunities to hone your skills and develop your interests...
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Happy spending: How to budget for a better you

Rate this article and enter to winDilemma: You have $40 left after your monthly restock of PB&J supplies; you want to tag along with your Bio partner for an Intro to Rock Climbing class,...