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Time to Say Goodbye: End of the Year Blues

Posted by ENC Student Life on Apr 24, 2017 7:03:00 AM

Graduation is just a few days away! Finals are almost over and some of your friends might have already left for home. You're probably in the midst of packing up your room and finalizing classwork. Don't let the craziness distract you from what's really valuable, your friends! 

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Topics: Adulting, Beyond Graduation, Graduation

Graduation Countdown: Asking Your Professor for a Recommendation Letter

Posted by ENC Student Life on Mar 2, 2017 7:18:00 AM

You've spent your whole college career trying to win the favor of your professors. You've worked hard, you've done the work, and now it's time to cash in all your effort. It's the time of year to ask for recommendation letters. Whether you're a graduating senior looking for a job, or a underclassman looking for an internship, recommendation letters are crucial to your success. Your professors words of affirmation set you apart from all the other applications and make future employeers want to hire you. 

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Topics: Adulting, Beyond Graduation, Graduation

The Importance of a Mentor

Posted by ENC Student Life on Feb 9, 2017 7:05:00 AM

 

Having a mentor is crucial in any point of your life. No matter at what stage in your personal and professional life you may be in, having a mentor serves as a tremendous asset. A mentor is a person that you can confide in and share your journey with. Your mentor is there to provide support and advice. The ideal mentor would be an individual with substantial wisdom. A mentor can be a professor, a pastor, a social worker, or just anyone in the profession that you are ultimately planning to pursue

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Topics: Academics, Adulting, Beyond Graduation

Graduation Countdown: Finding a Job

Posted by ENC Student Life on Feb 6, 2017 7:35:00 AM

Finding a job is every seniors greatest worry. There are so many ways to go about searching for a job, so many applications to complete, and so many other people looking for the same types of jobs. It can all feel a little overwhelming. Thankfully, we have a few ideas of how to make the process as smooth as possible. 

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Topics: Adulting, Beyond Graduation

Learning to Adult: Stay Safe

Posted by ENC Student Life on Jan 26, 2017 7:07:00 AM

Part of being an adult is learning to take care of yourself and your belongings. Use these tips to keep yourself and your stuff safe. 

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Topics: Campus Life, Adulting

10 Times You Should Ask for Help

Posted by ENC Student Life on Nov 7, 2016 7:03:00 AM

Life is crazy. It's chaotic and fast-paced and sometimes it feels like there are way more downs than ups. Hard things happen and it's important for your personal health that you know when to ask for help. It's not a sign of weakness, it's a sign of strength! If you're struggling with something on the list below, or anything else please reach out to a friend and let them know that you need their support. 

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Topics: Adulting, Dorm Life

Re-Defining Your Label

Posted by ENC Student Life on Oct 31, 2016 8:33:09 AM

At the start of a new school year, you are given the opportunity to create in yourself something different. As students, we are all provided with a clean slate of endless and infinite possibilities that will mark how we spend our years here. Incoming freshman like myself are at an advantage (or a disadvantage depending on your perspective.)

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Topics: Campus Life, Adulting, Personal Wellness

The Value of Internships

Posted by ENC Student Life on Oct 20, 2016 8:56:25 AM

Being able to score an internship while in college is a major accomplishment. Regardless of what you are majoring in, learning from those who are doing the job you hope to get is a great way to gain hands on experience. An internship gives you the foundation of the skills that you will need in the real world, even if those skills don't directly relate to your major. In addition, an internship can expose you to information that goes beyond classroom learning and allows you to be more confident in your academics and self overall.  

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Topics: Internship and Job Opportunities, Campus Life, Adulting, Beyond Graduation

Answering the Dreaded "Tell Me About Yourself" Question

Posted by ENC Student Life on Oct 17, 2016 7:03:00 AM

 At some point in life you've probably had a teacher, friend of your parents, or aged relative say "tell me about yourself". It's an awkward question that always seems to come out of the blue. But even if it isn't a surprise, how are you supposed to answer? Do they want to know what you study? What your hobbies are? That you love peanut butter and hate mustard? What do they want from you!? 

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Topics: Adulting, Life Hacks

Choosing a Mentor: the Who, Why and How

Posted by ENC Student Life on Oct 10, 2016 7:00:00 AM

 

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Topics: Adulting, Beyond Graduation