Posts Tagged ‘Career Advice’

How Not to Look Stupid When Communicating via Email

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  Last week, I realized a far more important problem that’s common and prevalent among prospective international students from India applying to study abroad. What problem is that? Lack of skills to communicate effectively via an email. This is not the first time I’m highlighting this issue here in the blog – Read this New Graduates…

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I Increased GRE Score by 28 Points and Got Admit with Full Tuition Waiver (with Formula for Success)

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Nandhini (Happy Schools Reader) wrote a comment about her American Education and Study Abroad experience at 5 Bitter Facts About Unambitious Students. Her thoughts and comments are something every student should read, understand and follow. So, her comment is edited and published as an article to reach a wider audience. Wow! Loved this article! Many students…

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3 Hot Job Search Tips For Students From a Hiring Manager

Guest Post by Haley Gray ( Duke University – Executive MBA Class of 2012). One of my responsibilities in my current role is to recruit engineering co-ops and interns for our company, and to my department. The things that I am looking for in candidates are not necessarily what you would think, so let me…

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This is What Happens When Your Goals are Not Bigger and SMARTER

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Do you have a SMART Goals or Just Bigger Goals? Here’s what I have noticed. We set bigger goals, but not SMARTer. Goals and Goal Setting involves establishing specific, measurable, achievable, realistic and time-targeted ( SMART Goals ). But, let’s do a reality check of my goals (past and present). This blog post was written as the direct…

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