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PRSSbAes to PRSS-bros: Crafting Friendships Across the Globe

Coming into college, I had no idea what I wanted to do or who I wanted to be. I was simply this kid from Sioux Falls, South Dakota who was leaving the only place and people he had ever known for a place called Minnesota State University . I spun the imaginary wheel of possibilities about […]

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AP Style Quiz #4

Test your AP Style skills this month with our latest quiz!

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Tips to Strengthen your Writing

As writers, we are constantly working to improve our work. We want to keep up with trends, develop new topics, fulfill new ideas and create work that has a lasting impact on those who read it. Here are my top five tips to help strengthen your own writing. Read, read, read. One of the best […]

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Unique Minors for a Standout PR Resume

You’ve made it into your school’s public relations program — congratulations! Now it’s time to plan your classes and schedule to make sure that you graduate with the right skills and internship experience. Enrolling in a minor can give you valuable skills from your undergrad experience. But why is it important? Do employers care about […]

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Tips to Tackle Writer’s Block

Writer’s block — we’ve all experienced it at some point or another. Whether it was for a simple blog post or a lengthy research paper, everyone is prone to encountering this common obstacle in writing. That’s why I’ve decided to provide you with five tips to help overcome writer’s block. Don’t procrastinate. The worst thing […]

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AP Style Quiz #3

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November Twitter Chat Recap — Publications, Punctuation and PRSSA

https://storify.com/prssanational/november-twitter-chat-publications-punctuation-and Thank you to everyone who participated in our Publications Month Twitter chat. Specifically, we’d like to thank our co-hosts Deirdre Breckenridge (@dbreakenridge,) Publications Editor in Chief (@natgloady) and Vice President of Digital Communication JaCey Yonke (tweeting from the @PRSSANational account) for guiding the conversation. Be sure to join us for next Twitter chat.  

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August Reading Round Up — Diversity, Podcasts, Crisis Communication and the fall issue of FORUM

The fall semester has started, which means staying up-to-date on current events and industry news is more difficult. Luckily, the Progressions monthly reading roundup has all of the latest news and trends in one place. Here are eight interesting articles you may have missed this month. 5 common grammar pitfalls Author: Steve Vittorioso Publication: PR […]

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AP Style Quiz 2

As public relations professionals, it’s important to master AP Style. The Progressions Style Quizzes are designed to test your knowledge of word usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation as laid out in the PRSSA Style Guide and AP Stylebook. Take the quiz below to see how much you know about AP Style.

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How to Succeed at Something When You Don’t Have a Natural Talent for It

You spend hours on a test and get a lower score than the person who hasn’t cracked open the textbook all semester, or run daily at the gym only to be beat at the race by someone who rarely practices. So why can some people get by on natural talent, but you have to put […]

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