Category Archives: Career Success

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Requesting a Letter of Recommendation

by Sarah Wilkinson, Class of ’17 Letters of recommendation are sometimes required when you’re applying for a job, a graduate study program, or even for Champlain’s Study Abroad program. To get into college, you more than likely had to ask someone for a letter of recommendation. This letter, if you still have it, can no […]

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5 Things To Do in Your 20s

by Sarah Wilkinson, Class of ’17 When you’re in your twenties, you usually don’t have too many responsibilities. Other than some bills and maybe your adorable kitten named Jitterbug, you’re free to make some sacrifices and take some risks that will become impossible later in life when you’re married with children, taking care of your […]

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Simple Trick to Improve Your Relationships

by Sarah Wilkinson, Class of ’17 It’s no secret that relationships – both professional and personal – have changed since the invention cell phones and social media. How often have you been in a group of people or talking to a friend only to find that everyone keeps checking their phones or their social media […]

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Creating a Productive Workspace

by Sarah Wilkinson, Class of ’17 When it comes to typing a million pages worth of essays before finals, it’s no longer a choice between Netflix or doing the dreaded homework. It’s crunch time and you need maximum productivity. The only problem is, you can’t focus! Here are some tips for creating a productive workspace […]

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The Art of Storytelling

by Sarah Wilkinson, Class of ’17 Storytelling has been around long before recorded history. It’s one thread that ties us to our ancestors – we all tell stories. We all like to be told stories, especially funny ones. If they’re such a huge part of our collective identity, why shouldn’t we use stories to help […]

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How Many Have You Misused?

by Sarah Wilkinson, Class of ’17 I’m curious: how many of these phrases have you misused? I’ll be honest, I’ve made quite a few of these (and for a few, just now realized my mistake!). First-Come, First-Serve, supposed to be First-Come, First-Served. In the former, it means that the person who shows up to the […]

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