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Musician: An Informational Interview Report

[Thanks to Kyle for sharing his informational interview report on how to become a musician and related career information.] There is a man who goes to my church who is a talented musician; I’ve gotten to know him over the…

Free MCAT Academy at Stanford this Summer

Copying and pasting information about a free MCAT Academy at the Stanford School of Medicine this summer. Unfortunately, the deadline is tomorrow, June 3. The Center of Excellence in Diversity in Medical Education (COEDME) in the Stanford School of Medicine…

Turn Stress into Success

In the last few weeks, I have seen some pretty stressed students. Typically, these students have been looking for work for some time. Most career counselors are accustomed to seeing people only when something is wrong, so it’s natural to…

Good Boss Versus Bad Boss

I recently worked with a client, a seasoned professional, that was contemplating his next move after being laid off. He was what I would describe as middle management – not an entry level manager, and not in the same realm…

How You Decline a Job Offer Matters, Too

Maybe you did your homework, identified organizations that are strong matches, and have even been offered a job. But maybe you have been offered more than one job. What do you do? Over the last few months, I have noticed more…

Does Anxiety Hamper Your Search?

We have all heard about the job market and how tough it is out there. With the national unemployment rate at nearly 10%, it is easy to see why people may feel anxious when looking for work. The job search…

Internships – Why They Are Essential

Perhaps by now you have read about what internships are and you have a sense that you need to do one. But do you really know why? What are you looking to get out of that internship that you seek?…