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How to succeed: Advice from successful seniors

Seniors gave their best tips on how to take advantage of resources, make connections and ultimately find a path to success while making the most of WSU.

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Career Fair events and how to prepare for them

Perfect for students in search of jobs and internships, a plethora of career events will be held over the next few weeks at Wright State University.

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Ready for a new semester Wright State? Here are tips to study better:

To help students succeed in the new school year, Wright State University tutors Adam Wilson, a grad student majoring in school counseling, and Noah Berner, a junior majoring in biology, share favorite study tips and methods.

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Career Corner: Acing the Interview

After you’ve sent a carefully-worded resume and cover letter out, you have another obstacle to deal with: the interview. Just like with the resume and cover letter, the resources you use are important.

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Career corner: How social media affects job prospects

In this day and age, a paper resumé and an interview aren’t the only things that contribute to landing a job. In the past five or six years, companies have started screening prospective employees by going through their social media. Depending on the employer, your social media posts can carry as much weight as a […]

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Career Corner: Career Talks

Dedicated to making sure students are prepared for the future, Wright State hosted a Career Talks event on Nov. 13. Organized by career advisor Lisa Duke, it informed those who attended about cover letters and resumes. When starting college, it is important to gain experience in the work force, either through an internship or an […]

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Career Corner: Negotiating your salary

  Negotiating your salary with your new employer feels like playing a game of Minesweeper; you do not know how to avoid stepping on a mine. Will you lose the job before you even get it? Are you allowed to negotiate? Will your employer think you are greedy? The answer to all of this is […]

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Career Corner: Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae (CV) is the Latin term for “course of life”. As opposed to a resume, which summarizes your credentials, a CV lets you go into detail about your personal, professional and academic achievements. CV’s are generally used by students with a graduate degree, PhD’s or employees with years of work experience. They are used […]

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Wealthy Grad: Financial literacy that won’t bore you to death

The Wealthy Grad event was held Wednesday at 5 p.m. in the Student Union. It began with an informative presentation about financing; attendees were taught the five rules of money, the five words of money and the three cash flow patterns. The information was presented in basic, comprehensible terms to ensure that everyone could follow […]

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Career Corner: Best vocabulary to use when writing a resume

Before the start of college life, a resume should be written. College is the start of your career search for the future, so you want to make sure you are prepared to impress employers and leave a mark on their radar. Whether you are just starting out and do not have much experience or you […]

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