Counseling/Clinical Psychology Graduate School Interview Questions

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Are you in the process of or thinking about applying to graduate school programs for counseling or clinical psychology? The application process can be overwhelming from taking the GRE to getting research experience to writing your personal statement, but once …

By Melissa Nowak
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Med School: Expectations vs. Reality

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Jessica is an alumnus of the UConn Class of 2019. She graduated as part of the Honors Program and the Special Program in Medicine with a B.S. in Physiology and Neurobiology and a B.S. in English. At …

By Hannah Halloran
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From a Doctoral Student in Philosophy to a Higher Ed Professional: Emma Bjorngard-Basayne’18 Ph.D.’s Success Story

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UConn alumna Dr. Emma Bjorngard-Basayne18 Ph.D. Philosophy is currently an Academic Advisor at the Office of Undergraduate Advising, UConn School of Business. She is also an Adjunct Professor in Philosophy at the Stamford Campus, UConn. Her career journey suggests …

By Damiao Zoe Xu
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$100 and a Dream: A Small Business Owner’s Journey

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Brittany Harrington, President and Owner of Harrington Diving & Marine Services, shares her story of how she started a successful business with her husband, Peter. With hard work and determination, they achieved their dream and you can too!

My husband, …

By Tara Malone
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4 New Books to Challenge You This Spring

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The last year has been characterized by upheaval. Not only have our ways of living and working changed significantly in pandemic conditions, but we’ve also witnessed more widespread (and very necessary) questioning of social norms and political institutions through the …

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Am I Bragging?

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The only way a U.S. employer is going to know that you have skills, knowledge, and the experience to succeed in an internship or job is if you tell them! However, what are you supposed to do if talking about …

By Kay Kimball Gruder
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What is Ethical Hacking? Everything You Need to Know About Ethical Hacking—With Examples

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While hacking is ordinarily considered an illegal activity, ethical hacking involves companies hiring highly trained cybersecurity experts for the express purpose of infiltrating their computer networks, systems, and web applications. The logic behind these simulated cyberattacks is that they enable …

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Conduct an Informational Interview with Me: Data Curator

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As a graduating senior, one of the most valuable tools for my job search has been the informational interview. In this post, I will guide you through the process of requesting and conducting an informational interview by sharing my personal …

By Meghan Jerrild
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New Neurodiversity at UConn Microsoft Teams Community

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If you are a UConn student who identifies as neurodiverse, consider joining this new Microsoft Teams community along with other neurodiverse students at UConn!

The goal of this community is to build a network of support for students to share …

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I Can Use My TikTok Account For What? – Career Advice Through TikTok

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It is no question that TikTok has consumed the lives of many people over the last year. If you aren’t on the app yet, this is your call to action! TikTok is a social media platform where content creators can …

By Marina DeThomas
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