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Notable University alumni find success after college

Notable University alumni find success after college
January 28, 2014

In need of inspiration? Take note of Illinois alumni who have found success after graduation. The featured individuals’ successes do not entirely conclude the many of Illinois alumni; however, their...

How to wear a suit — the right way

How to wear a suit — the right way
January 28, 2014

From the Rat Pack and James Bond to Barney Stinson and Don Draper,  the suit has been the trademark of the professional man in both pop culture and everyday life. After four years of wearing jeans and...

Practicing professionalism in college pays off in the future

Practicing professionalism in college pays off in the future
January 28, 2014

Tackling college and maintaining a professional reputation may be a struggle for some University students. While working to create a positive first impression on professors and potential employers, college...

Where to find affordable clothing in C-U for your new job

January 28, 2014

It’s that dreadful moment you thought would never creep up on you again. You look in to an over-stuffed closet and find nothing to wear. It’s the day of your potentially life-changing interview, and...

Choose major outside prospective job outcome

Choose major outside prospective job outcome
January 28, 2014

A common follow-up to the “What’s your major?” question is the dreaded “What can you do with that?” And while the questioner may be well-intentioned, the implication remains: Majors should be...

Don’t rush to declare a major early on

January 28, 2014

Many graduates say that college goes by in the blink of an eye. One minute, you’re an eager freshman, and the next, you’re graduating and thrown into the real world.  Because of the seemingly short...

Keep your child-like dreams

Keep your child-like dreams
January 28, 2014

 I think every child has had at least one ridiculous dream of what he or she aspired to be as a grownup.  In kindergarten, when teachers would hand out those worksheets titled, “What do you want to...

Experience outside classroom helpful in professional world

January 28, 2014

While still in college, students can work tirelessly in preparation for the day they finally enter the “real world” and begin their careers. Fortunately for University students, Illinois is known as...

7 tips to make your cover letter stand out

January 28, 2014

Writing cover letters may not be everyone’s favorite task, but they can make or break an internship or job application. Instead of just being a chore, a cover letter can serve as a snapshot of a student’s...

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