Student Life

Becoming a Thought Leader: Live-Tweeting at Conferences

As you move through your career, you gain authority in your chosen field. With focus and dedication, you can use this authority to become a thought leader — that is, someone who’s a trusted source in a given field and who inspires others with innovative ideas. Thought leaders are individuals whom others turn to for …

Using Mindfulness Techniques to Improve Schoolwork

Mindfulness, or the quality of being fully present and engaged with whatever you’re currently doing, can improve your wellbeing and mental state in numerous ways. Mindfulness helps reduce stress, decrease blood pressure, improve sleep, boost memory, and alleviate anxiety.  Techniques vary, but all are rooted in meditation. The goal of any mindfulness practice is to …

Translating Your Military Career to a Resume

Okay, you’ve decided it’s time to transition from military service and start a new adventure in the “civilian world.” But how do you translate your military career into a language and skill set that’s clear and understandable to prospective employers? Whether you are exiting military service after your initial service obligation or retiring after 20+ …

Get the Most out of Career Coaching

Career coaching helps individuals flesh out career trajectories and more clearly define their goals. It’s typically conducted either in person or virtually by a coaching specialist or an expert in a given field.  Career coaching takes into account your personal interests, educational goals, past work experience, and more to map out a career path that …

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