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Dream jobs may not be waiting right after college

Dream jobs may not be waiting right after college

Morgan Murphy, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Many students imagine graduating and going straight into their dream job. However, the truth is there is a lot of work that goes into making this dream a reality. Unless you have connections to the first place you are applying for, it is pretty likely that you will be applying to a lot of jobs befor...

Group projects provide needed communication skills

Group projects provide needed communication skills

Morgan Murphy, Staff Writer

February 4, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Imagine you are sitting in class, waiting for it to be over and you hear the dreaded words “group project.” You quickly start picking out the worst people to be stuck with in your class and hope you get a least one other person that is willing to work. Individual projects may seem more productive...

Problem-solving skills can be a lifesaver

Problem-solving skills can be a lifesaver

Morgan Murphy, Staff Writer

January 22, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Most colleges are quick to advertise that they are here to prepare students for their transition into the workforce. However, how often does a classroom setup actually prepare you for what your job is actually going to be like? The answer is very seldom. When working an actual job, very few times a...

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