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Ask the professor: “What’s the best way to work with nontraditional students in group...

—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 Climbing into the lifeguard chair for the summer? Decorating your cubicle at your new internship? In a recent survey by SH101, two out of three students who responded...
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The science of smart: What type of learner are you?

Rate this article and enter to winSometimes we feel like we’re totally on track and other times it’s just not obvious where we should be going or what we are best suited to. Standardized...
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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 the campus 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 winCampus life provides plenty of opportunities to get involved with student groups, work-study jobs, and academic endeavors. However, if you’re looking to get that competitive edge onto your...
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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 at college to position yourself for the job market you’ll...
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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 after college?” For most students, this question is commonplace, and daunting. But it doesn’t have to...
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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 awkward and scary. To help, here are a few of the most challenging interview questions, with advice...