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Favorite Classes That I Have Taken at Penn State

Stephanie Libertucci, Account Associate Just like that, scheduling season is upon us again, and the scramble to figure out classes has begun. Figuring out what classes to take, especially general education credits, can be an overwhelming task considering the amount of options Penn State has. It’s so hard to tell from a short description on… Continue reading Favorite Classes That I Have Taken at Penn State

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Healthy Snacks to Have While Studying

Martina Yee, Account Associate Who doesn’t love a good snack break? While studying can be boring and tedious, it is always good to keep yourself energized and productive with some delicious snacks. But what kind of snacks should you eat during your study session? While junk foods may be tempting to grab and chow on,… Continue reading Healthy Snacks to Have While Studying

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6 Tips on How to Succeed in Remote Classes

Julija Paskevicius, Account Associate With the transition to online classes, you’ll find yourself getting easily distracted and not on top of things as you usually are. While it’s great to set your own hours and have extra free time, it's easy to fall behind. Here are six tips to keep you focused and motivated to… Continue reading 6 Tips on How to Succeed in Remote Classes

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How to Know if a Communications Major is Right for You

"What is your major?" This might be the most frequently asked question you’ll hear throughout your college career. Some students come to school with their minds already made up, while others take their time to try out different Gen Eds before selecting the right course of study for them. Either way, feeling confident in your major and knowing it is the right fit for you might be the most important factor along your path to success after graduation!

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The Value of Getting Involved with the Campus Community

The streets of State College are filled with students hurrying back and forth from apartments to classes, alumni visiting their old favourite spots, and visiting parents and prospective freshmen checking out the latest Penn State gear. Setting the backdrop of the constant activity of State College are dozens of locally owned businesses that line the packed sidewalks and offer to its customers their favorite meals, a new outfit, or the perfect gift to bring home as a surprise for the weekend.

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Advertising/PR Portfolio Tips

One of the most important things to learn before landing that huge job interview is how to set up a well-rounded portfolio. As communications majors, our portfolios can range from a graphic design ad that is easy to print out to videos that you aren't able to print out. So, the question is - How do we make a portfolio for the ads that we can print out? Some tips to make your portfolio stand out compared to others' is to have an organized set up, use your best work while still having backups, and look professional.

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How to Stand Out as a Small Business in a College Town

College towns, such as State College, are filled with small businesses catered to niche markets made up of students, alumni, and sports fans. Tons of locally owned clothing shops, restaurants, and gift shops all compete for business; so, what makes some stand out while others flop? After four years at Penn State, it seems as though the most successful small businesses in the area all follow a similar recipe with four common factors.

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Gen Ed Classes That Make Life A Little Easier

General education courses are meant to ensure students receive a well-rounded education that teaches a diverse skillset so as to create an informed, knowledgeable professional. However, this unfortunately rarely ends up being the case. Gen eds are often just a pain in the butt that can tank one’s GPA faster than a 400-level major course. But, if you do your research ahead of time and figure out which gen eds can make life a little easier, they can serve as tools of knowledge, as well as grade boosters.

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Making the Most Out of Summer Internships

Julia Pozzuto, Account Associate Internships can be intimidating. For some of us, it’s our third summer as an intern and for some of us it is our first. We’ve perfected our resumes, nailed our interviews, and turned down offers from other companies. Now, it is time to step into your position and make the most… Continue reading Making the Most Out of Summer Internships

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This Bud’s For 3 – Ad Response

Cailyn McCutcheon, Account Executive Budweiser recently made an emotional splash. This past week, Budweiser released an advertisement featuring Dwayne Wade as he bids farewell to his NBA career. The advertisement capitalized on how Wade has used his success to give back to his fans who are struggling to overcome obstacles of life. For this past… Continue reading This Bud’s For 3 – Ad Response