Graduation Countdown: Timelapse of the Graduation Set Up

Posted by ENC Student Life on Apr 28, 2017 7:07:00 AM

Graduation is just 1 week away! 

In 7 days seniors will be walking across the stage, receiving their diploma, and taking a final picture with Dr. McGee. In just under 150 hours you'll be taking pictures in your cap and gown with friends and family. Your 4 (or more) years of college have all been leading up to this special day and we are excited to watch each senior get recognized for their hard work. 

While you're off having breakfast or getting ready, the ENC facilities crew is hard at work setting up hundreds of chairs for your friends and family on Wolly lawn. This hyper lapse from a few years ago is still super mesmerizing. Can't Look. Away.

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Topics: Campus Life, Beyond Graduation, Graduation

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: What to and not to do between now and graduation

Posted by ENC Student Life on Apr 13, 2017 7:04:00 AM

Graduation is just a few weeks away! The personal and academic to-do list is hopefully getting shorter as the date gets closer. Whether you can't wait to get out or your getting sad about leaving campus, this is an emotional time for students. We've lived through that and wanted to pass on our best to-dos and not-to-dos to help you make it to May 6th. 

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Topics: Beyond Graduation, Graduation

Remember Who Got You Here...

Posted by ENC Student Life on Apr 3, 2017 7:01:00 AM

Graduation is just 4 weeks away!  You're in the final stretch of big presentations, papers, and job applications. If you're a senior you're either totally ready to get out of here or the finality of it all is kicking in and you're sort of freaking out. Either way, you have had a great college career and are about to get your diploma. You're excited, and your parents are too. They have cared for you for 20+ years and it's time to thank them for their decades of hard work.

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Topics: 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

A Day in the Life: Student Dan Compitiello

Posted by ENC Student Life on Jan 31, 2017 11:17:08 AM

There are many ways to get involved on and off campus. With clubs, jobs, internships, and student government, there's no shortage of opportunities to get out there and meet people. Take the plunge and join a new group! We talked to student Dan Compitiello and when we saw his schedule, we knew it would be hard to find a more involved person. Use his busy day as an inspiration for getting things done! 

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Topics: Campus Life, Beyond Graduation, Boston and Beyond, student

Graduation Countdown: Advice from Alumni

Posted by ENC Student Life on Jan 23, 2017 7:35:00 AM

 Graduation is 4 months away! That might seem like a long way into the future, but May will be here before you know it. We talked to ENC alumni from as far back as 1987 and asked for their advice to the graduating seniors. They survived the transition from full-time student to real-world adult and they're passing on their best advice to help you succeed.

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Topics: Beyond Graduation

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