Tag Archives: mentoring

How to Take Your Personal Brand from Zero to 100, Real Quick

By Nicole E. Spears Chances are, you didn’t have to walk uphill both ways to school as a kid. Congrats, millennial! In your day and age, building a personal brand has become the new necessary evil. Whether you love the spotlight or can’t stand talking about ~feelings~, the era of self-marketing is in full-swing. It’s […]

Peers for Development: A New Avenue for Peer Advisement

By Joe Pisicolo  Not many would disagree that the concept of peer advising can provide unique benefits and effective results for students.  Like getting advice from a sibling or a friend, having someone similar in age and experience to use as a soundboard for your thoughts and concerns can be extremely useful.  A supplement to […]

The Power of the Mentor

By Zameena Mejia A couple of weeks ago, the New York Times Sunday Review section featured a piece titled, “What’s the Point of a Professor?”. The article generalizes college graduates as overly busy, distracted, and disconnected from academia, portraying us as too disinterested to create lasting relationships with our professors. The message was rather condescending […]

Invasion of the Interns: Managing the Office’s Newest Class

By Maria Pianelli Picture this. The elevator opens and in they walk– meek, fresh-faced, desperately clutching a notebook of sorts. They’re overdressed– a blazer too fancy, heels too high, makeup too tidy. You know who they are before they’re even introduced. After all, you were in their shoes only a year ago. It’s intern season […]