Getting Started with Graduate School Applications

Are you applying to graduate and/or professional school, but not sure where to start? Applying to graduate/professional school can feel intimidating and understanding the typical key components can help you get started with the process. This post will help break …

By Maren Gonzales
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How to Close the Networking Gap

Businesses and nonprofits aim to help students whose backgrounds put them at a disadvantage in building professional contacts

By Ben Wildavsky (The Wall Street Journal)

When Mark Granovetter was a Ph.D. student in the late 1960s, studying how white-collar men …

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LDL Summer Institute 2022 – Sign up through May 27th

The Life Design Summer Institute (LDSI) provides an 8-week training in Life Design principles and pedagogy to Johns Hopkins University undergraduate students so that they might imagine their academic and professional options and their future selves. Throughout the program, students …

By Maren Gonzales
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LDL Summer Experience 2022 Grants Applications – Now Closed

Summer experience grant applications are now OPEN for all currently enrolled undergraduate students pursuing summer internships and individual experiences. You may be selected for up to three grants!

Deadline to apply is April 5th.(CLOSED)

All Life Design Lab Summer Grant …

By Maren Gonzales
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Want To Avoid a Burnout Culture in Your Next Job? Ask These Questions During the Interview

 

Burnout and job-related stress have never been higher, according to new data from the American Psychological Association. And that’s true across professions. 

Responding to APA’s 2021 Work and Well-Being Survey, a full 79% of U.S. workers said they had experienced …

By Lanre Ogungbe - Ivy Exec
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10 Qualities to Emphasize Instead of Passion in a Job Interview

Passion has been sold, particularly to millennials and those in generations younger, as the hallmark of a successful career. And in a lot of ways, it’s been oversold.

Finding a sense of fulfillment — a sense of purpose, even — in what you …

By Liv McConnell - Ivy Exec
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Mental Health and the Importance of the Conversation.

Why the emphasis on mental health? Mental health is a major concern for people all around the world, and the appalling statistics on mental health in the United States alone demonstrate this. Nearly one in five persons are estimated to …

By Lanre Ogungbe
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Building a Great Mentoring Relationship

Whether it’s for the purpose of support, encouragement or even to challenge oneself, forging a mentor-mentee relationship is one of the best ways to develop one’s skills and also reach desired goals. Despite the many benefits that come with a …

By Lanre Ogungbe
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How To Be the Best Mentor – Tips From Some Great Ones

It takes more than common sense to be a good mentor. Research shows that mentors and mentees who form and manage successful mentoring partnerships have a number of skills that make it possible for learning and change to happen. This …

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Kylie Fuller investigates the links between social media and tackling climate change

The second PURA student spotlight is Kylie Fuller, a third-year student at JHU studying Psychology and Anthropology. Fuller has worked as a research assistant for three years, receiving two PURA awards. Her 2021 PURA project is titled “The Effect of …

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