Category: wellesley college

You Say ‘Opportunistic,’ Like it’s a Bad Thing

That thought came to me recently, as I was trolling through one of the Facebook pages devoted to my college, Wellesley. A recent graduate was looking for professional advice on how to approach an older person in her industry whom she suspected could be an excellent mentor, but she was leery of appearing, in her…
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June 8, 2013 0

Dead Letters

Here’s what I don’t like about blindly sending off resumes and cover letters to job postings online: …who says anyone is going to read all your hard work? At this point, you’d have more luck as a boy posting on the ‘Men Seeking Women’ section of Craigslist. (You’d definitely have more luck as a naked…
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May 28, 2013 0

E-Z Networking in 3 Steps!

I tortured coached a client last night, making her present to me her networking pitch over and over and over again till I’m sure now she’s re-thinking her plan to transition her career…or at least to attempt to do so with me. But honestly, she was a trooper, with a great attitude…despite making me feel…
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February 28, 2013 0

31Ways2GetItStarted™!: January 23, 2013

Day 23: Use What You Have to Get What You Want! One reason I gave in and started this business was that, following law school, I needed an income. Irritating, yet true. I seem to have no luck in marrying for money because I can’t keep my opinions to myself. Also, when the men tell…
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January 23, 2013 0

31Ways2GetItStarted™!: January 13, 2013

Day 13: Don’t Worry About What Other People Think. Otherwise known as, don’t waste time trying to be cool. Because honestly all the cool kids are boring.  Because if you’re worried about being cool, I guarantee that you’re not engaged in the messy, irritating, exhausting, wonderful, terrifying, liberating process that is changing your life and…
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January 13, 2013 0

Crazy Like a FNC

If you know anything about me, you know that I spent a number of years toiling in the trenches of TV news. I worked for almost every network in Moscow, New York and Washington, D.C. I met President Clinton,had phones and other assorted items thrown at me and I made some writers cry…but it wasn’t…
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April 12, 2012 0

Fast Times at Benjamin N. Cardozo High

Last night I went into the depths of Queens–and since I live in blue-collar, anti-hipster Woodside, you know I went deep into the belly of the beast that is Queens–to represent Wellesley College at a college fair at Benjamin N. Cardozo High (…respect!). It was pretty much an awesome night, and not just because boys…
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October 19, 2011 0