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This Flight Deal Lets You Visit Paris and Iceland for Only $350 Round-Trip

You can add a short trip to Iceland for no extra cost.<p>Score a trip to Paris this fall for as little as $350 round-trip with Icelandair — including an …

You Can Go to Grad School

A few months ago one of my colleagues told me she was planning to go to grad school.<p>“I’ll take out loans,” she said.<p>(Image: iStock/bowdenimages)<p>I …

College & University

5 Things You Need to Remove From Your Resume In 2017

Everyone agonizes over their resumes. We all worry that if it’s not perfect, we may not get a call from a recruiter. However, when you constantly …

Ten Things Your Resume Doesn't Mention -- But It Should

For 50 or 60 years job-seekers have been taught to write their resumes in the most opaque and unhelpful way imaginable.<p>Job-seekers have been taught …

Answer the 'Tell Me About Yourself' Interview Question With This Formula

Job interviews can be awkward, especially with open-ended questions like, “So, tell me about yourself.” Where do you start? What do they want to …

Employment

What to say when the job interviewer asks, 'Why should we hire you?’

"Why should we hire you?" is one of the most common job-interview questions out there.<p>And, according to Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and …

The Trick to Getting References to Call You Back (And Give Honest Answers) | LinkedIn Talent Blog

The sad truth is that in this day and age, most hiring managers consider the effort of making reference calls to be a waste of time. Why? Because in …

How to answer ‘Why should we hire you?’ in job interviews

Job interviews are tricky things.<p>You don’t want to seem too cocky but equally, you’re there to sell yourself.<p>And there’s nothing like being asked why …

The 7 Pillars of Adulting: Have You Mastered Them?

Being an adult isn't easy. The demands of balancing bills, budgets, and a busy schedule can often be downright exhausting and trying at times, to say …

Health Care

Career Series: Law Student

After all the hullabaloo that is the PHILSAT, which is now required for all incoming law students, who would want to become a lawyer? As a practicing …

As Universities Are Gutted, Grad Student Employee Unions Can Provide a Vital Defense

The exploitation of academic workers has simmered for decades. Now, buoyed by a National Labor Relations Board ruling that graduate employees at …

Is College Worth It? Many Students Still Lack Critical Thinking Skills After Completing Higher Education

Is college worth it?<p>Whether you're a parent with a pen in hand preparing to write yet another hefty tuition check, a student with a headache trying …

To Be a Strong Leader, There Are 6 Things You Must Give Your People (Most Rarely Do) | Inc.com

The impact of work cultures on the bottom line is a hot business topic. More execs and HR leaders are connecting the dots on how an ecosystem of commonly held values, beliefs, and positive work behaviors drives engagement, innovation, and high performance.<p>Yet culture doesn't just happen. It takes …

Employment

This Is What 20 Years of Mentorship Looks Like

Two women share a name, a hometown, and a devotion to the law.<p>This spring, nearly 40,000 students will graduate from law school in America. For many who are about to become lawyers, it’s a milestone reached with the assistance of mentors who have helped them along the way. But that milestone can be …

The Five Deadliest Career Mistakes -- And How To Fix Them

Everybody makes mistakes. Making a mistake is not a big deal, as long as you learn from the experience.<p>I can’t even count the mistakes I’ve made in my career so far, and I plan to make lots more of them! The key is to pick yourself up after a mistake and ask “What was that stumble supposed to teach …

Employment

5 Simple Tips That Can Help Even the Worst Procrastinators | Inc.com

Have you ever sat down to work on a business pitch... or your resume... or an important speech you've been ask to give... and then realized it would be much less stressful to check the sports scores... or play solitaire... or check Facebook? If so, join the crowd. 80% of college students are …

Procrastination

America’s best train journeys, ranked

Sit back and watch the world go by on one of America’s best train journeys. You’ll cross lofty trestles, swoop through long tunnels, snake alongside rivers, and flank canyons — seeing parts of the country accessible only by rail. We compared data from Amtrak, Vacations By Rail and America By Rail, …

Trains

Your summer reading list, courtesy of the movies

What to read so you'll know if the book was better than the movie, from Star-Lord to Captain Underpants.<p>Not all of this summer’s movies are sequels and reboots — many of the season’s films are actually based on books and comic books. And the variety of films drawn from the printed page is striking. …

Books

LSAT Tips, Study Plans, and Practice - Kaplan Test Prep

Kaplan’s live, instructor-led online courses provide the benefits of a classroom experience with the flexibility of attending from wherever you are. …

College & University

LSAT Diary: The 170-Scorer's Focus

This installment of LSAT Diaries comes from Brandon, who followed one of my LSAT study schedules and scored a 170!<p>He's got tons of LSAT advice for …

The Law Student Fantasizing About Anthony Bourdain

Get Sex Diaries delivered every week.<p>New York<i>’s</i> <i>Sex Diaries series</i> <i>asks anonymous city dwellers to record a week in their sex lives — with comic,</i> …

Relationships

The Top Law Schools With The Best Employment Outcomes

Anyone who is applying to law school these days knows how important employment statistics are. The ability to find a job after law school can mean …

Ahead Of The Curve: Time Management When Starting Law School

<i>Welcome to Ahead of the Curve, our new series for incoming 1Ls. We’re getting lots of questions about what law school to attend, how to pay for it,</i> …

Productivity

Why millennials are finally starting to settle down and buy homes

Millennials are finally starting to show interest in homeownership.<p>Weighed down by massive student debt and job struggles, the generation brutalized by the Great Recession has lacked both the money and the desire to buy homes. They've been a generation of renters.<p>But as millennials have entered …

How To Stop Treating Conversation Like Cross-Examination

I grew up in a family of lawyers. Out of the five of us – myself, my parents, and my two brothers – four of us have gone to law school. The result is …

10 Things All Healthy People Do Before Bed

From our friends at The Zoe Report<p><i>Curated by Rachel Zoe and her team of editors and stylists, The Zoe Report is not only your stop for all things fashion and beauty but all-around lifestyle as well. Check out their site for everything from shopping tips to dating advice, to the latest in celebrity</i> …

Juggling Law School, Work and Travels

<i>A few years ago after I graduated from college at the age of twenty (20), I honestly did not know where I want to go and what I want to do with my</i> …

Letter to a law student

You might be tired of reading the cases assigned for today or of memorizing an article in the Civil Code for hours. Like you, I’ve had my share of …

Motivation

Ditch Your Highlighters: Science-Based Study Techniques

We all have our own techniques that we like to use when studying. Some students like to read, read, and read again, some prefer making flashcards, …

Pedagogy