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Fall Essentials

Here in Boston, it seems that the seasons changed as quickly as I flipped my calendar to September. My feelings toward fall are a mix of love and complete suspicion. The love part may be easy to understand. We bid adieu to the ...

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Tips for Maximizing Your Workspace

I work in a shared closet (see above). No, not figuratively – my office space is a converted college chemistry department supply closet. Luckily, I have a fantastic office mate who is not only a close (literally and figu...

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You CAN Even!

Have you heard (or said) the phrase: “I can’t even“ lately? This incomplete thought that originated from Tumblr has become a somewhat accepted phrase. Thought it has many emotional meanings depending on the si...


The Bar Method

Raising the Bar

Lately I’ve been going to the bar before work. You read correctly! When I say bar, I don’t mean drinking bar – I mean The Bar Method, as in ballet bar. I started classes at The Bar Method – Boston about ...

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3 Tips for Your Job Search Romance

Recently I was sitting in a meeting where a search for a position that had recently closed was being discussed. One of the search committee members was updating the group on the search and mentioned that there were many applica...

5 Tips for Conference Networking

In the higher education and student affairs world, conference season is upon us! Around this time, many professional organizations host their annual regional and national conferences. I recently returned from a regional NACADA ...


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6 Tips to Refresh Your Resume

Spring is almost officially here! Whether you’re in the chilly Northeast or have been enjoying a mild winter in the Cali,  March 20 is the official date of spring. A spirit of newness is abound in the spring! As we bid a...

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Three Reasons to Work Out Early

I must confess: I am a couch potato. For me, my time after 5:00pm Monday-Friday is sacred. I love going home, cooking (sometimes ordering)  dinner, relaxing, watching TV (I am currently addicted to legal/political dramas such ...

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Ways to Stay Positive

How much does work affect your mood? If you thought to yourself “a whole lot,” you’re probably not alone. Think about it – we spend around 40 hours each week at the office. It’s bound to have a pro...


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4 Ways to Streamline Your Job Search

The Job Search. Three words that encompass all kinds of emotions: stress, excitement, anxiety, confusion, perhaps dread. Job searching is a process, but where do you start? Gone are the days when you can open a newspaper to the...