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Ask the professor: “What’s the best way to work with people of mixed ages...

—Daniel A., Portland State University, OregonLet me start with a confession: I was not the world’s best group project member. In fact, I was pretty bad. Why? Because I was focused on the “project”...
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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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The science of smart: What type of learner are you?

Rate this article and enter to winAre you doing what you want to do? Heading where you want to head? If you’ve chosen your major, program, or concentration, are you confident they will build on...
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Student hacks: More freebies than you’ll ever get again

Rate this article and enter to winStudent life is full of challenges, sometimes triggering a major case of enough already. You’re probably aware that your school offers a bunch of services and resources designed...
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The job prob: How (and why) to get that internship

Rate this article and enter to winInternships are the “new interview”—your most likely route to a job, according to surveys of students, graduates, and employers. Here, experts say why.Question: How much does an internship...
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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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The job prob: How learning to lead can help you succeed

Rate this article and enter to winMidterms month: time to evaluate our national or local leaders, get into bitter online arguments, and even vote. But as much as we complain when our leaders fall...
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The job prob: Forecasting your future in the job market

Rate this article and enter to winHow can you maximize your career prospects in our fast-evolving professional world? How can you use your time as a student to position yourself for the job market...
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30 seconds to make an impression: How to market yourself in any situation

Rate this article and enter to winHave you ever been asked, “So, what do you want to do with your degree?” or, “What do you do?” These questions can be daunting, but they don’t...
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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...