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Jobs and internships: Find your leadership potential this summer

Rate this article and enter to win Decorating your cubicle at your new job? Heading up research at your lab this summer? In a recent survey by SH101, about two out of three students who...
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Motivation validation: Who and what are you here for?

Rate this article and enter to winWhy are you a student, anyway? Why we’re doing <whatever thing> is a question to ask yourself at certain points in life. If your choices don’t seem to...
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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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Impress your interviewer: Tips for tackling tough questions

Rate this article and enter to winConvincing a stranger of your qualifications, dedication, and creativity can be intimidating, even if you have experience doing so. To help, here’s some advice on how to give...
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Like a pro: 7 tips for powerful public speaking

Rate this article and enter to winNail-biting? Check. Unavoidable? Check. Public speaking is likely in your future, whether you’ll be making a classroom presentation to your peers, giving a speech in an auditorium, or...
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Presenting yourself to employers: How to build a professional online image

Rate this article and enter to winLife is filled with memorable moments, and what’s more fun than sharing them with cyberspace? While you may want to highlight your experiences on the Web, it’s also...
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The job prob: An expert edits your résumé

Rate this article and enter to winEXPERT: Michelle Dumas, Distinctive Career Services, BostonMany of us have stared at the screen, willing vague experiences and anxious words to form into a compelling statement of how...
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5 questions to answer in your cover letter

Rate this article and enter to winAbout 50 percent of the respondents to a recent Student Health 101 survey think cover letters are essential for making a good impression on prospective employers, but about...
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Making it click: How to get the most from online classes

Rate this article and enter to winThe Internet has revolutionized many things, and the classroom is no exception. Professors are using the Web to enhance their traditional courses, and many schools offer classes and...
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Selecting your spokesperson: Securing strong recommendations

Rate this article and enter to winIf you’re looking for a job or internship, or are applying for further education, you will need to put together a portfolio of recommendation letters and have people...