Why You Should: Do Things You’re Bad At

Why You Should: Do Things You’re Bad At

You know those people who are good at, like, everything? We all know someone who seems like a master at everything they touch. They’re always trying something new and magically excelling at it. While I’m definitely not one of those people, I continue to try new things even if I’m bad at them. Why? Because ...

Niche Careers: Paralegal

Niche Careers: Paralegal

You’ve probably seen preppy, slick lawyers argue their cases before judges and juries alike, either on TV or in real life. Sometimes they can seem quite impressive, knowing a great deal about their clients, opponents, and the law. But did you know those same lawyers often need help? That’s where paralegals, also referred to as ...

How to Stay Motivated

How to Stay Motivated

Motivation may be key to success, but it’s also one of the most difficult keys to acquire! I’m one of those people who feel really motivated after accomplishing just one thing, because it makes me want to accomplish everything else that I have to do. Then, once I’m done with all my work, I get ...

Why You Should Use Your School’s Databases

Why You Should Use Your School’s Databases

At the risk of sounding like every library tour, First Year Experience course and research methods professor, let me tell you why you should take advantage of your school’s digital databases. 1. They’ve got solid, full-text academic sources Ask a 21st century student to research something and we’ll Google it. While that’s fine for quick ...

How to Deal With Culture Shock

How to Deal With Culture Shock

Just a few short weeks ago, I stood by the Lotte World Mall near Jamsil station in Seoul awaiting my mother’s arrival for the Korean Thanksgiving holiday, known as Chuseok. It is one of my favorite holidays of the year, not only because I get a full week off, but also because the whole world ...

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