December 18, 2014

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Writing the Dreaded Cover Letter

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Hey Everyone, 4 more days stand between you and winter break! I hope finals week is going well for everyone so far. Today I wanted to talk to you about cover letters. A cover letter is basically an introduction and a way to sell yourself to an employer, in addition to your resume. Usually around […]

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December 1, 2014

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Make More Money, Be More Valued!

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Hey Everyone! Today, I wanted to talk to you about job offers and salary negotiation. As a student at WPI, you know you are getting a great education, and because of a fantastic CDC, you also get multiple job interviews. Say you ace the interview, and you even get a job offer, now what? You […]

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November 25, 2014

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Unlocking LinkedIn to It’s Fullest Potential

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Hello Everyone! I am so excited that we are going to have a few days off for Thanksgiving! This break is well deserved for everyone, WPI and B term can be so stressful; all the classwork, projects, and the weird changes in weather. During this break, I suggest you rest a lot, eat a lot, […]

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November 14, 2014

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Graduate School: Writing a Convincing Personal Statement

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Hello Everyone! A few days ago, I started looking at the graduate school application because I really think that this is something I would like to do. There are a few integral parts to the application: make sure you are prepared for graduate school, research schools and programs, gather application materials such as taking the right […]

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November 2, 2014

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Interviewing Can Be Scary Stuff!

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Hey Everyone!! First off, I want to wish everyone a Happy Halloween! I hope all of you had a great day and ate a lot of candy! Now diving into the topic, I know interviews can be very scary and nerve-racking because you go into a room, get asked a bunch of questions from employers, […]

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October 16, 2014

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Off to Cape Town!

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Hey everyone!!! Yay! The time is come! After a year of anticipation, seven intensive weeks of planning, and four hours of packing, I am FINALLY ready to go off to Africa! Just 63.5 hours to go. Not that I’ve been counting down the days for the past month or anything. It is my first time […]

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October 16, 2014

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Where Did A Term Go?

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Hey Everyone!! Congratulations! After today, you have successfully completed a term at WPI. I don’t know about the rest of you, but 7 weeks went by really fast for me. So now it’s time for the 10 days break. I can’t wait to just sleep, eat, relax, and spend time with my family and friends… […]

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October 10, 2014

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Brace Yourselves, Major Declaration Deadline is Next Term

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Hello Everyone! That’s right, next term is the major declaration deadline for Freshmen. It can be a very stressful time, especially if you are undecided about your major, or you aren’t sure what you are actually interested in. Don’t worry, you aren’t alone: https://vine.co/v/ht9gg52jdP3 I need help choosing my major, can anyone help me? Of […]

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October 6, 2014

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Interviewing for IQP

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Hey everyone! I feel like all I’ve only been talking about is IQP this term…well because I have…but its mostly because I am so excited to go!!! I remember last year right around this time feeling stressed about the application and interview for going abroad. But the process is worth it in the end! I would definitely […]

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October 2, 2014

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Where Does the Time Go?

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Happy Thursday Everyone! Let the countdown begin…14 days left until the end of the term (including weekends but not today). Which means I’ll be off to Cape Town in 17 days! Ahh I’m so excited. And nervous. And overwhelmed! Where has this term gone? I kind of know the answer to that question. Between taking […]

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