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6 Lessons Chocolat Can Teach You About Business School

You know the movie Chocolat? I know you do. Even Jason Segel’s guy’s guy character in I Love You Man can’t resist the fairytale charm of…

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6 Things You Don’t Think Matter… Until You Start Your First Job

Remember back when you were looking at colleges and how you thought you knew what mattered? Maybe you were wooed by the fancy-pants gym at your…

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6 Times Being an Art Major Worked

“What’s your major?” “Art.” “Really? What are you going to do with that in the real world?” Does this conversation sound familiar? With the current economy…

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3 Reasons You Feel Guilty About Quitting Your Job—But Shouldn’t

August in San Francisco. A friend and I slosh through mud on a trail that leads us into the wilderness that touches our San Francisco neighborhood.…

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9 Tips for Being a Healthy Twentysomething

Your body is keeping something from you—a dark secret that is slowly killing you. Whoa. Pretty scary way to start a blog post, huh? But really!…

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What You Should Know About Going to Grad School in the UK

I used to think our neighbors (sorry, “neighbours”) across the pond in the UK were pretty much the same as us. Sure, they have what appears…

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6 Tips for Kicking Off Your Real Estate Career

Jennifer Gilson always loved real estate. She grew up with parents who built and remodeled homes and Jen showed an interest in the field from the…

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Why I Ditched Cover Letters—And How That Landed Me a Job

Applying to jobs? You must spend approximately 27 hours a day writing and customizing your cover letter for every position. Cover letters give you the chance…

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Why Quitting Grad School Isn’t the End of the World

Your tuition is paid. Your books for the semester are purchased. You’ve arranged your schedule so that you never have to start a class earlier than…

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Life’s Too Short to Not Love Your Job: Why I Work at a Non-Profit

When you’re considering your career options, it’s easy to focus on large companies. They’re the ones with the big budgets and the cool stuff to hand…

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