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When I Grow Up...

nASA Astronaut
You hear kids say it all the time: “When I grow up, I’m gonna be a [INSERT CAREER]”. When I was little, I wanted to be an astronaut. It didn’t matter that I’m afraid of flying, heights, and closed-in spaces. I just liked the idea of hurtling through outer space in a rocket ship. Plus, I thought the spacesuits looked cool.By the time I was in high school, I had pretty much given up on the astronaut plan, but I didn’t have any other ideas, either. So, upon graduation, I decided to major in computers... Read more »

A Smart Investment

A friend of mine works at a university where the most popular major for freshmen is “Undecided."Think about that. Hundreds of students are making the biggest investment of their lives – one that will have a huge impact on their future – without having a clear vision of who they were or what they want to become. They aren't just wasting money; they are wasting valuable time that could be spent honing the skills they need to pursue their passion and build a successful career.College is an investment... Read more »

The Internet is FOREVER!

Social media can be a fun, powerful tool for sharing information. Unfortunately, its accessibility and ease of use can lead to big problems for your reputation and career prospects. Just ask Justine Sacco, Kenneth Cole, Gilbert Gottfried or dozens of other high-profile individuals who have paid a steep price for posting a hasty, inappropriate tweet.  Worst of all, once you post something on the Internet, it’s usually permanent. One inappropriate photo or one hasty Facebook post can end up tarnishing your reputation and hurting your... Read more »

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