Category Archives: Students

Guest Post: Arnold Adja, UMBC Political Science Student

As the first Gene Counihan Legislative Intern, I was chosen to support the County’s IGR office during the annual Legislative Session. The Office of IGR represents the County’s interests at the regional, state, and federal levels. Moreover, the Office prepares the Legislative program and acts as the liaison between the state government, the County’s state delegation, and congressional staff. Continue reading

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Suite News: Graduating Soon? Learn How to Navigate the Job Search Process

Need help fine-tuning your job search strategy? Meet with a career advisor in CISC to discuss your job search strategy in depth. Log-in to Career Connector today to schedule an appointment that can be conducted in-person, over the phone, or via Google Hangouts. Continue reading

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Suite News: Tips to get a Better Night’s Sleep – Starting Tonight!

Sleep deficiency can cause problems with learning, focusing, and reacting. You may have trouble making decisions, solving problems, remembering things, controlling your emotions and behavior, and coping with change. You may take longer to finish tasks, have a slower reaction time, and make more mistakes. Sleep deprivation is also linked to a greater risk for anxiety and depression. Continue reading

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Suite News: LINKEDIN, the Social Media Tool You Should Be Using

Throughout the day, most of you will snap, tweet, post, tag, filter and share a lot of information. It is estimated that over 90 % of young adults use social media. However, for the majority of you, none of these casual ways of sharing content is going to help you land your dream job. Continue reading

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Suite News: Sorry for your writing? Learn to love it.

You might be surprised to hear that the most common sentence I hear from students when working with them as a writing consultant is “I’m sorry.” Some students have apologized over 20 times in an appointment. I didn’t even get that many sorrys when my sister broke my Super Nintendo. Continue reading

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Suite News: ACES students are Paving the Way

ACES students at USG have truly made the most of the ACES program and are now paving the way for the next wave of young scholars. Their triumphant narratives of grit and perseverance are truly encouraging to every ear reached—mine included. Continue reading

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