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Thinking About Graduate School

April 9th, 2014 by ebeck722

By: Emma '14Emma Dauphinais

The world-renowned poet and author Oscar Wilde is quoted as saying, “One can never be overdressed or overeducated.” Have you ever really thought of what “overeducated” could mean? I have, but I can’t really think of an appropriate definition, simply because I think that there should be no limit on how much education one should receive. No limit on education? More college after RWU? Enter: graduate school.

Choosing a Major for YOU!

February 19th, 2014 by ebeck722

By: Jillian '15 Jillian Harrison

Choosing a major is a difficult decision. We spend most of our waking life working, so there are a lot of pressures that ride on the choice you make, such as how much education you’ll need, how much money you can expect to make, how in love with the work you will be, and how satisfied your parents will be with your choice. That’s a lot to think about, so let’s make it a little bit more simple by focusing on the most important aspect of that decision-making process: how in love with the work you will be. That’s right. How passionate you are about what you’ll be doing. Your best decision won't come from pleasing your parents or following the money. The best way to make a decision you won’t regret is to choose a career in something that you truly love, and here are 3 reasons why:

Career Planning

November 13th, 2013 by ebeck722

By: Emma '14Emma Dauphinais

“Career” can be one of those scary words that send chills up your spine. Trust me, I know. I’ve been there. Ever been to one of those family parties where you are bombarded with those dreaded questions: “So, what are you going to do after college? What do you want to be?” What a silly question. After college, I’m going to work. When I graduate, I want to be happy and successful. What you want to “be” is a silly way of phrasing a job. However, it could be potentially useful in defining a career.