The Vantage Point Blog

5 Most Important Skills to Develop this Summer

By Malala Penn As we all know, the end of the semester is quickly approaching, which for many means getting summer work experience.  Summer break is the perfect opportunity for you to gain professional experience through a paid job, community service, volunteer...
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Ace The Interview: Steps to Getting the Job You Want

You’ve scored the interview, now ace it with the tips below!  We’ve divided the interview process into three parts that are easy to understand so that you’re ready to WALK, TALK, and LOOK THE PART! Before the interview… Research everything about the company-mission,...
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Five Best Ways to Land an Internship

By Faith Parker Internships are a great opportunity for college students to gain experience in their field of interest, network in their career area, and learn so much more! However, applying for internships can be a stressful part of the college experience. Here at...
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First Generation Students Facing College

With the increased importance of higher education, an increased number of individuals entering college identify as first-generation students. These students are either those whose parents never graduated from college or those whose parents never pursued education past...
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Self Branding Professionally

By Kaelyn Dickinson Branding yourself is essential for professional development. However, in order to “brand” yourself it is essential to know who you are, what you want and where you are trying to go. This is the time when you can market yourself, learn and build....
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