Professional Practice: 3 Tips for Stellar Communications Skills

By high school, you’ve experienced hundreds of English lessons; from writing and reading to grammar and syntax— whether remembered or not— it’s all been covered. By the time college roles around, and especially by the time you’ve finished college, however, so much of what we’ve learned is lost. Most, if not all, colleges require Freshman

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Follow Friday: What We Read and Shared This Week

Chicsters! Finally, it’s Friday. Sit back, relax and take a quick break to check out must-read UChic.com and Twitter highlights that we shared this week. LYD Stars: Larcy: “Instead of being fearful of change, however, she was fearless; leaving a prestigious advertising position at the iconic The New York Times to pursue her dreams of

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LYD Star: Larcy

Not very often in life do we find ourselves ready to make big changes, right now.  When it comes to careers, for young women especially, there is an immense pressure to find something you’re good at and grow with it— even if that means sticking with something that doesn’t satisfy you. We push out of

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Real World Reality Check: Ace Your Interview

So you landed an interview for what seems like your perfect job… that’s great! Unfortunately hearing back from a company is only half of the battle; you still have to ace your interview. Here are some tips to help you impress during your interview and land your dream job! 1. Practice answering common interview questions

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Dating Dilemma: The Do’s and Dont’s of Office Romances

When you’re fresh out of college, it’s easy to get consumed with your job. And since you’re at work all the time, it’s easy to develop a crush on that cutie in the cubicle next door. But when the eye candy turns into a possible significant other, what’s the protocol? And how do you deal?

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Week in Review: What We Read and Shared

Chicsters! Finally, the weekend.  Take a quick break and check on your days off and check out great UChic.com highlights this past week: Health Hack- The Benefits of Yoga for College Women: “Between keeping up with schoolwork, sorority events, part-time jobs and who knows what else, it’s easy to forget to set aside “me time.” Yoga

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#FollowFriday: What We Read and Shared this Week

Happy March, Chicsters! Congratulations. You’ve finally made it to Friday, so take a quick break and check out great UChic.com highlights this week: LYD Star- Weesie Vieira: “Meet Weesie Vieira. Don’t let her sweet and bubbly persona throw you off– behind her amicable smile and fashion sense,she’s a diligent publicist proving her way to the top. Though

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LYD Star: Weesie Vieira

Meet Weesie Vieira. Don’t let her sweet and bubbly persona throw you off– behind her amicable smile and fashion sense,she’s a diligent publicist proving her way to the top. Though her birthday cake candle-count has yet to reach 30, her lengthy list of accolades shows that age alone does not define ability. The position of publicist is frequently

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#FollowFriday: What We Read and Shared This Week

Happy Friday, Chicsters!  What a week; we officially ended our New Year, New U campaign and added great new content on ‘Winter Wellness’ thanks to our stellar blog staff. Some highlights? Five Tips to Land Your Dream Internship: “Everyone has that one perfect internship in their mind—whether it’s a fashion internship, an engineering co-op or student opportunity

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5 Tips to Land Your Dream Internship

As the spring quickly approaches, the “what are you doing this summer?” question arrives as well. Summer internships are a fantastic way to get real-life experience without the stress of working during the school year. If you live in an area that allows school-year internships, though—take advantage of that! Everyone has that one perfect internship

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