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You mean I’ll have to pick a major?

Filed in From the Staff, Life at WPI by on October 9, 2017 6 Comments
You mean I’ll have to pick a major?

Like a lot of students, I applied to WPI as “engineering undecided.” In high school I enjoyed math and science classes and was pretty sure I wanted to major in a STEM field, but didn’t know much at all about the different disciplines of engineering. In my junior year I had done well in calculus […]

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Working for a startup!

Filed in From the Staff by on October 2, 2017 2 Comments
Working for a startup!

  Hey y’all, Hope your A term is going great and that you are all pumped up for Fall break! While you try and be productive over the break applying for jobs, let me give you some insight on working for a startup! This past summer, I worked for The Puffin which is an assistive […]

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The Fair’s Over, But the Fun Continues

Filed in Career Fair, Finding a Job, From the Staff by on September 25, 2017 6 Comments
The Fair’s Over, But the Fun Continues

Hello there! It’s been five days since the career fair on Wednesday, but your job search work is far from over. Even after the career fair, you can keep making a great impression with employers. How, you might ask? By writing thank you notes! These are just a few of the benefits of writing thank […]

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It’s Not Too Late! Career Fair Crash Course

Filed in Career Fair, From the Staff by on September 18, 2017 3 Comments

Life at WPI moves fast. By the time my sister started classes for her first year at UMass Amherst earlier in the month, I was already preparing for my first two major tests. While I know many thrive with the busy pace, commitments that seem far away can sneak up in a heartbeat. All this […]

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Hi Folks!

Filed in From the Staff by on September 11, 2017 3 Comments
Hi Folks!

Hi Everyone, My name is Ali and along with my lovely team members, I will be serving as one of the Peer Advisors at the CDC this year. I was born in Quetta, Pakistan and have since then moved around and changed 13 schools before coming to WPI! So, if you ever need any travel […]

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Adding your summer experience to your resume!

Filed in From the Staff, Life at WPI by on September 8, 2017 1 Comment
Adding your summer experience to your resume!

Hello all! I hope you all had relaxing and fulfilling summers! Life at WPI has hit its stride, and with just over two weeks down, you may be feeling like you’ve been back in Worcester for months already. While this is completely normal, it may make you feel better to take a trip down memory […]

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Peer Advisor? More like Pretty Awesome

Filed in From the Staff, Life at WPI by on August 29, 2017 0 Comments
Peer Advisor? More like Pretty Awesome

Hey there! My name is Jess Locke and I’m one of the new PAs with the CDC. I’m a junior working towards a degree in Environmental Engineering. I actually knew I wanted to be an engineer when I was about ten years old, because my dad is an engineer and I wanted to be just […]

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Introduction from a new Peer Advisor

Filed in From the Staff by on May 1, 2017 0 Comments

Hi everyone! My name is Van Harting and I’m another one of the new PAs at the CDC.  I’m a rising sophomore majoring in Aerospace Engineering on the Astronautical track (I might pick up a minor or two—remains to be seen). I’m from Plymouth MA (yes, the one with the Pilgrims), and both of my parents are […]

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Goodbye 3ever

Filed in From the Staff by on May 1, 2017 0 Comments
Goodbye 3ever

There is only one final standing between me and graduation. I came to WPI thinking I wanted to be an engineer and I am now going to go graduate as a bio major, happy enough with that decision to continue down that path as a PhD-seeking student of microbiology at Duke this fall. Tons of […]

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A Note from one of the New PAs on the Block

Filed in From the Staff by on May 1, 2017 2 Comments

Hello everyone! My name is Lauren Farris, and I am one of the four new Peer Advisors for the CDC! I have spent the last month training with the new team and the outgoing Peer Advisors, and I am so excited to begin helping everyone build their careers next year. I am a rising senior […]

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