7 Questions to Ask Yourself That Are More Important Than “What’s My Passion?”

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Are you a rising sophomore still considering which major you will declare this academic year? Have you just declared a major but don’t know the specific career paths associated with the industry?

If you’re a millennial or a Gen Z’er, you’ve probably been taught that the key element to choosing a career involves “discovering your passions.” However, “find your passion” can be stressful- especially if you are looking into several major options. It is also a pretty vague standard around …

By Jennifer Graham
Jennifer Graham Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Services Jennifer Graham
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Accountant Myths & Stereotypes – The Truth about Accountants

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An accountant. If you are not an accounting major nor an actual accountant, the first image that may come to mind is a very boring, cheap, math nerd. Millennials may even picture someone like Angela or Kevin from the accounting department in The Office.

Stereotypes are a mistaken idea or belief that many people hold about a group of people, and is oftentimes based off of social media or even one interaction with a certain group; and many people hold …

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director / Operations Manager, Undergraduate Career Services Melissa J. Sawyer
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30 Good Books to Read While on Summer Break

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With the July 4th holiday upon us, summer is in full swing! While gaining internship experience is vital during the summer break, be sure to also take some time on weekends to get outside and enjoy the time off from classes and homework.

While outside at the beach, perhaps explore some recreational reading options- research has found that reading does in fact improve academic abilities. Students who spend more time reading have superior academic skills, and these skills help them …

By Jennifer Graham
Jennifer Graham Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Services Jennifer Graham
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What Game of Thrones Can Teach Us About Time Management

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WARNING: Season Eight spoilers below. Show’s done, people, it’s all fair game.

Regardless of whether or not you’ve signed the petition, you probably know that the general response to the final season of Game of Thrones has been … lukewarm. Character arcs took some sharp turns, there are plot holes galore (Why does Bran need a Master of Whisperers if he can see everything that happens? Who even was the Prince(ss) Who Was Promised? Who’s littering all these beverages across Westeros?), and the …

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director / Operations Manager, Undergraduate Career Services Melissa J. Sawyer
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Join ALPFA Boston for the 13th Annual Latina Summit!

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Join ALPFA Boston for the 13th Annual Latina Summit!

This year the summit will focus on providing insights, strategic advice, and best practices, in order for Latinas to secure financial independence and build wealth. Despite Latinas’ growing economic power, they continue to face unique challenges that affect their ability to build and preserve wealth.

This is a great networking opportunity for Latino business leaders in the Boston area. For more information and to register, click the following link:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/13th-latina-summit-women-and-wealth-tickets-61106436998?aff=odeimcmailchimp&utm_source=ALPFA%2BBoston&utm_campaign=0cbe5ba987-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_05_06_02_50&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_c563f2fe3a-0cbe5ba987-47652743&mc_cid=0cbe5ba987&mc_eid=b16e86e3b6

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By Jennifer Graham
Jennifer Graham Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Services Jennifer Graham
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