Small Talk with Strangers: How to Feel Less Awkward

If you feel awkward meeting new people and “small talk” makes you cringe – the good news is that you aren’t alone. So many people feel this way, but you don’t have to be one of them. We discuss easy strategies to use when networking so you’ll feel in control of the situation and guide the conversation.

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Telling Your Story: Part Three

Our post, Weaving Your Web and Getting Involved, focused on the ways YOU can get involved in extracurricular activities to make the most out of your experience as a UR student. Often times, career advisors meet with highly involved students who feel directionless when it comes to finding meaning and connecting their academic and extracurricular experiences. In this three-part series, we will discuss how to: connect your experiences, know your skills, and tell your story.

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Knowing Your Skills: Part Two

Our post, Weaving Your Web and Getting Involved, focused on the ways YOU can get involved in extracurricular activities to make the most out of your experience as a UR student. Often times, career advisors meet with highly involved students who feel directionless when it comes to finding meaning and connecting their academic and extracurricular experiences. In this three-part series, we will discuss how to: connect your experiences, know your skills, and tell your story.

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Connecting Your Experiences: Part One

Our post, Weaving Your Web and Getting Involved, focused on the ways YOU can get involved in extracurricular activities to make the most out of your experience as a UR student. Often times, career advisors meet with highly involved students who feel directionless when it comes to finding meaning and connecting their academic and extracurricular experiences. In this three-part series, we will discuss how to: connect your experiences, know your skills, and tell your story.

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