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The Extra Activities 25 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Your Teacher

This is a guest blog post written by Lesley Vos, a private educator from Chicago and blog writer for Bid4Papers.

October 5 is World Teachers' Day.

I know that because I am a teacher. And I still remember the time I was a student. With that in mind, I perfectly understand what a deep gap in understanding exists between teachers and students: when a student, I...

The Schedule 7 Things You Must Do Senior Year

This is a guest blog post by Anna Hicks.

As we wrap up our final year of college, there are many ‘last time’ utterances passing our lips. While this can be a bittersweet time of the year there are several things that every senior should consider and definitely complete throughout the year in order to prepare for those next steps ahead. It is important to keep in mind...

The Internship How to Handle Alcohol and Internships

Many of you are 21 years old and of legal drinking age for your summer internships. While I’m sure this makes for many fun nights out with friends it can also make for some pretty sticky situations work-wise. When you are under 21, the staff at your internship is probably NOT going to invite you out, especially if it’s a drinks situation. But now that you ARE 21, be careful. Lots...

The Interview 20 Questions to Ask During an Informational Interview

This is a guest blog post written by Campus Ambassador Sydney Krassen.

Informational interviews are one of the most underutilized resources among college students. While informational interviews are not geared towards obtaining a specific position, they can be a valuable learning experience and can help students decide on majors or...