Kayla Green—This past fall, I made the decision to apply for internships in Washington D.C. for the upcoming summer. I applied to over 20 internships after I was accepted, and had been anxiously checking my email for responses since January. There was one in particular that I wanted most, one that's always been my #1 … Continue reading This is CNN
NancyLea Illsley—Have you ever not taken advantage of a certain opportunity, then kicked yourself for not pursuing it? Yeah, I've been there too. That is why you need to take advantage of every opportunity. It may seem like a lot to handle, saying you're going to take on these opportunities being presented to you, but … Continue reading Why take advantage of every opportunity?
NancyLea Illsley—Being a part of SUNY Brockport is so much more than being a student. It's being a leader, a co-worker, a friend, a mentor, a tutor — anything you always wished you could be, you can be right here on campus. Ever since I was in high school I felt the desire to be … Continue reading Why Should You Get Involved?
Former Winging It blogger Jim Mignano graduated from Brockport in December 2013 and works as a senior account executive at Text100’s Rochester office. An active member of the Public Relations Society of America's Rochester chapter (PRSA Rochester), he was recently honored with its Rising Star Award, which, as defined by the organization, "recognizes a public … Continue reading Alumnus Jim Mignano’s “Rising” PR Career Launched at Brockport
Alex Bill—Dearest Reader/Recently Denied Applicant/Curious Beings, Today I am writing to help everyone out! I recently was denied from a really great internship that I was fairly confident about! It was a pretty defeating feeling to get that denial email. Yet, I am still standing! I am still here, tapping away at these keys on … Continue reading The Sting of Denial: Why didn’t it work out?
Kayla Green—Last week, I had the privilege of attending Brockport's trip to New York City sponsored by the Alumni Association. To say this experience was beneficial is an understatement. I am still riding on the amazing time I had, even a week later. Let me start from the beginning! In order to be eligible to … Continue reading Making Strides Toward the Future: NYC Trip
Marie Fischer—When I left high school, one of my biggest fears was that I would never be able to relate to my teachers like I did in high school. My classes were going to be bigger, and the amount of time in which I could just walk into their room was going to be shortened. … Continue reading Professors: Friend or Foe?
Alex Bill—There are a variety of skills that one is expected to gather whilst studying four years at college, but yet it tends to be the soft skills that most people find so daunting. While you may have the degree, the intelligence and the exhaustive list of extracurricular activities, often times the difference in scoring a … Continue reading Networking!? A Simple How-To.
Missy Fischer— It comes quicker than you think I suppose people do tell you this; that as time goes on, time seems to go quicker. But I feel like it was just a month ago that I was starting my second semester of freshman year. The fact that I am now one month into my … Continue reading 7 Things They Don’t Tell You About Senior Year