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What do Bill Gates and college students have in common?

Both of them need a budget!  These days, nothing can more significantly cripple you

than having poor credit.  The easiest way to prevent them from happening is to not

make mistakes early on, therefore making … (read more)

Internship available!


Junior Achievement is offering a summer internship at the office for high school juniors

and seniors.  This person will be assisting in major fundraisers, program implementation,

gain experience with the Raiser’s Edge database system, … (read more)

Want a great career? Here’s what your future employers expect

Skills / Competencies
Reading – Able to comprehend written material and take appropriate action.
Speaking – Expresses ideas clearly and concisely to individuals and in groups; has good customer communication skills; gives clear direction.
Writing (read more)

Thanksgiving Traditions

This week is Thanksgiving, a time for family and friends to gather and give thanks for the blessings in their lives.  In my family, we had some wonderful family traditions that included Charlie Brown, sledding, … (read more)

Unusual story about motivation for college

A couple of weeks ago, a bunch of friends and I were out and the conversation turned to reasons why we had all enrolled in college.  Some were what you would expect, but I was … (read more)

Tips for a Successful Interview

Last week, I spent a week preparing students for job interviews by hosting a mock-session with them. Becoming comfortable with the process, and questions you will be asked, will help you when faced with the … (read more)

An unusual (but worthwhile) skill to put on your resume!


Page 172 in the book ‘Becoming A Master Student’ has a really nice summary about how note-taking in college is a valuable skill to develop, because it is SO important in the workplace.  As … (read more)