Brianne Falkowski – UPMC St. Margaret

“When looking at schools, Edinboro was on the top of my list. Not only is campus beautiful, but pair that with a top-notch nursing program, and it was the best of both worlds.”
Nursing
Minors: Biology and Psychology

Since I …

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Alyssa Maffeo – Make-A-Wish

“The relationship that Edinboro has and the reputation that it holds, really helped me land this internship.”
Communication Studies

I have the amazing opportunity to intern with Make-A-Wish (MAW). Throughout the summer, I will be able to assist in the …

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It’s OK if Your Current Job Is Just a Stepping Stone for You

I have a friend who’s been job searching for the past year and a half. Passively job searching, that is.

See, she doesn’t love her current role. But, as she’s told me multiple times, there are benefits to sticking around. …

By The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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How to Ask for an Awesome Letter of Recommendation (and Actually Get One)

You’ve found your dream company. The even better news? They’re currently hiring for a position that’s perfect for you.

You’ve already tackled all of the application basics. You did your research, tailored your resume, wrote an impressive cover letter, and …

By The Muse
The Muse
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The Simple Strategy That Helped Me Set Long-Term Career Goals (Plus, a Worksheet!)

Setting goals always sounds great in theory. I can’t even begin to count the number of times I’ve said, “I’m going to restart my blog this month” or, “I want to be better at exercising this year” or, “I promise …

By The Muse
The Muse
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I Transitioned Into the Civilian Workplace After 27 Years in the Military

When Carlos Perez enrolled in West Point back in 1985, he had no idea he’d end up serving for almost three decades.

While he did have a desire to serve his nation, the primary reason he became a cadet was …

By The Muse
The Muse
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30% of Americans Lose Sleep Over Work—Here Are 11 Things That Might Help

When you’re so focused on your career, it can be easy to forget that what you do after work might be just as important as what you do at the office. That goes for hobbies, exercise, and especially sleep.

But …

By The Muse
The Muse
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I Became a Web Developer Despite Others Telling Me I Couldn’t

“You can’t be a programmer. You’re too creative.”

Christine Beaubrun, a web developer at Crew, heard this from two different people when she first contemplated a career in tech.

After spending a few years in the hospitality industry, Beaubrun didn’t …

By The Muse
The Muse
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Everything That’d Be Different if You Stopped Believing in a Linear Career Path

Here’s a line I’ve heard over and over when successful people are asked about their career paths:

I didn’t really follow a traditional path…

It seems to be offered as a preface, or a caveat, that the person before you …
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The Muse
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The First Five Steps to Getting a Master’s Degree

Some students walk away from their undergraduate experience—or from high school, or trade school—with a perfect plan and most of the accreditation they need. These students just walk straight into their career and start earning money. But for the rest …

By Dave Green
examPAL
Senior Tutor, Head of the GMAT Division
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