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Five Tips for Introverts Studying Abroad

by Ashley Brooker | September 13, 2019

Studying abroad can be an amazing experience—and an overwhelming one, particularly for introverts. Check out these tips for getting the most out of your study-abroad program, regardless of personality type.

Navigating the First Year of Law School: 1L Timeline

by Mary Kate Sheridan | September 11, 2019

The start of 1L year is like entering an entirely new world—and you may not be sure how to navigate it. Check out our 1L timeline to help determine your priorities for a successful first year of law school.

Back-to-School Checklist: Must-Dos for Every College Student

by Kaitlin McManus | September 10, 2019

Welcome back to school! Have you got all your ducks in a row? Check out these tips for starting the school year off right—no matter what year you're in.

8 Tips for Making the Most of Your First Year of College

by Rachel Halpern | September 06, 2019

Your freshman year of college can be just as overwhelming as it is exciting—check out these great tips to help make sure your first year is also productive and fun!

The Most (and Least) Valuable College Majors

by Kaitlin McManus | September 03, 2019

Choosing what to major in is perhaps the most important decision one can make in college. Will your major get you the most bang for your buck, or will it be ramen noodles for you long after graduation?

How to Get Experience When You Have No Experience [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Kaitlin McManus | August 23, 2019

Ever seen a posting for an entry-level job that said "two years experience required"? It's frustrating, to say the least. This infographic walks you through some ways to get experience before landing that first job.

The Princeton Review Ranks Colleges with Best Career Services

by Kaitlin McManus | August 13, 2019

The Princeton Review, long-time ranker of schools, has released their rankings of the best career services offices. Does your school make the cut?

7 Common Job-Search Mistakes New International MBAs Make

by Marcelo Barros | August 13, 2019

Coming to the U.S. to pursue an MBA as an international student is a huge accomplishment. However, don’t forget that you have a lot of work ahead of you, especially if you’ll be seeking U.S. employment. Here are some common mistakes to avoid as you march toward your career goals.

Command a Room with "The Strike Method"

by Lydia Fenet | August 06, 2019

As Christie's Auction House's lead benefit auctioneer, Lydia Fenet knows how to command a room. In this excerpt from her book, "The Most Powerful Woman in the Room is You," she gives advice that anyone can use to engage an audience—no gavel necessary.

Advice for LL.M. Students as They Pave Their Legal Career Paths

by Vault Law Editors | July 15, 2019

The LL.M. job search is significantly different from that of J.D. students, and sometimes candidates must get creative in how they plot their careers. Here are some tips for LL.M. students on developing their legal careers and setting themselves apart.

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