Mining for Gold in this Class

This class was more like an upbeat, fun, slightly intimidating excavation site than an overwhelming professionalization workshop. Most students walked into class carrying a heavy load of criticism, which their society, upon declaring a humanities major, had placed upon them. English majors are regularly told, “Well, you won’t make any money,” and otherwise lectured on…

“Now I HAVE to Get My Résumé Together”

When I heard about a professionalism workshop class, my immediate reaction was, “now I have to get my résumé together…” I think I speak for a lot of students when I say that it’s hard to get yourself to sit and write out a résumé without a clear goal in mind. What do I include? Does high school…

Your Degree, Your Power.

  When we talk about liberal arts we almost always land on the topic of sharing our chosen major with the world. What I think we don’t look at enough is how we answer the well-intentioned, but slightly obnoxious questions about our future plans. For me, most of my answers were outright lies. Liberal arts…