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Dear Class of 2019

As a soon-to-be college graduate (I see you, May 4, graduation day), I feel like I am entitled to pass on a few words of wisdom and advice to you upcoming seniors. These past four years have flown by (cliché I know but true). Looking back on my college career, there are aspects I know I […]

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Three #Adulting Tips from a Recent Grad

Congratulations to those of you who graduated in December! I hope you are making the most of the sweet victory you just achieved. Although, I should probably warn you: while being homework-free is amazing, life is about to get more real than ever. No more student discounts, relying on the excuse “oh, I’m just a […]

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Conference Preview: A Q & A With Hosts of Transition to the Real World

The PRSSA 2015 National Conference in Atlanta is now only two weeks away. After reviewing the program, one session every student should be looking forward to is one hosted by members of the PRSA New Professionals Section on Sunday Nov. 8. The following is a question and answer of this session with Brian Price (BP) […]

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Fall in Love With PRSS(bae) This Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day, singles awareness day or “the day before chocolate goes on sale.” Whatever you call it, this day focuses on love, adoration and over-priced dinners from restaurants with dim lighting. This year, instead of binge-watching Netflix and drowning yourself in tears, focus on the things that make you happy and the things that have […]

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Completing the Public Relations Bucket List

Like many students around the nation right now, I can’t believe I’m in my last semester of college. Time sure does fly, but I honestly didn’t feel the clock ticking until I became an active member of PRSSA. As a PRSSA member, I started to learn the things that I will take with me into […]

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Intern Talk: How School Spirit Can Help Long After Graduation

Whether you are reflecting back on freshman year, or heading into it now, the clichés of your college years are the same. You’ll encounter several chants, lanyards galore and let’s not forget the pile of free t-shirts soon to be in your closet. My first semester freshman year was a blur of dorm room posters, […]

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The Reality of the Transition from Student to New Professional

This post is part of a series of “Lives of New Professionals” guest posts for Progressions. Many things change when you transition from a student to a professional. You now earn a salary, but that new job comes with a whole host of new responsibilities, not to mention the physiological changes that come with changing […]

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Ryan Kahn’s Secrets to Landing a Job After Graduation

*Editor’s Note* A similar version of this article first appeared on Careerealism. Have a Unique Story One of the greatest assets you have when looking for your first job — and every one after that — is your life experiences. Who you are, and what makes you unique and interesting, is something all employers seek […]

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How To Survive Post-Grad Changes

By senior year, a glimpse of the real world begins to creep its way into your collegiate life. In the second semester, you may be experiencing sheer panic because the glimpse is now a bright and blinding light beaming down on you. Do not close the curtain because now is your time to shine. You […]

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Why You Need a Post-Graduation Break

This post is part of a series of “Lives of New Professionals” guest posts for Progressions. With the start of spring semester the “G” word hangs heavy in the minds of college seniors. Job searches, polished cover letters and countless interviews are inevitable over the next few months. Excited as you may be about landing […]

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