Below I have listed 10 Things You Do That Blow The Interview 1. Your Attire Your interview attire is outdated messy too tight to loose (Dress pants shouldn’t look like pajamas) slutty (ladies!) too revealing too flashy. Sometimes you won’t find these dress codes in writing; but if you look around you’ll find that all employees are dressed in a similar way. Take note: It is always better to be slightly overdressed… Read More
No lie, it’s been a long time since I’ve been an undergraduate freshman, but now that I’m a graduate student in a new school and in a new state, I’m finding many parallels to then and now. To keep things interesting I will provide some sage-like advice from someone who has already graduated, in my series HOW NOT TO DIE IN COLLEGE (HOW NOT TO DIE INC). How Not to Die In College Presents:… Read More
Have you been feeling lately that your boyfriend or partner is not showing interest in you? Do you feel that he’s deliberately not making enough time for you? These are possible signs of a dwindling relationship. I think some of these reasons are pretty self-explanatory. However, I did make it a point to expand on them. The following are five signs that he’s just not that into you… This article is not… Read More
Email signatures might be more annoying than you think, but we all experience plenty more gaffes, annoyances, and misfires in our inbox. We asked our savvy readers to share their biggest email annoyances, and here’s what they said. Note: It’s impossible to make hard-and-fast rules about email etiquette, and in some instances, you may completely disagree with the sentiment expressed. At the very least, though, it’s worthwhile to know that some people… Read More
While staying in bed and snoozing your alarm will certainly make you late for work, reader Mythimna shows us how you can use it to keep you moving quickly in the morning. Instead of snoozing your alarm while staying in bed, snooze it as you run around the house getting ready to leave: If you have trouble staying on task in the morning, don’t turn off your alarm. Just hit snooze. Each… Read More
A few weeks ago, one of the guidance counselors from our school came to talk to our sophomore Ethics class. The lecture was about preparing for college and what it takes to get there. Let’s face it: college is tough. It’s all new things, you will be doing everything alone, and everything is expensive. It’s a whole new world. So why not start now and be ready when those college applications come… Read More
For those that prefer to work alone because they can “do it better and faster,” a group project might be a nightmare. There seems to always be that kid who does absolutely nothing yet skates by with the same, undeserving grade as you. But have no fear because we’ve researched ten tips for maneuvering yourself to get the most out of working with a group.
THREE HOURS. ONE ESSAY PROMPT… ON TWELVE NOVELS. Probably one of the more extreme examples of an English final examination that I have had to take. Sounds insane, but with a certain mindset and a decent amount of preparation beforehand, essay exams are actually not that bad. As a literature major, I get a lot more written midterms and finals. I have not encountered scantrons and multiple choice exams in a while…. Read More
“Hold on, let me see if my girlfriend will allow this.” “I can’t go out tonight; my boyfriend is out with the guys and doesn’t want me at a party without him.” Do any of these phrases sound familiar? If the answer is yes, there is a chance that a dangerous relationship is right around the corner.