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How to Get Involved in the Events Industry as a College Student

As a college student interested in event planning, you may feel you must wait until after graduation to start your career in the events industry, but that’s not true! Here are five (5) strategic ways to immerse yourself in the events industry as a college student. 1. Join Event Industry Groups on Your College Campus…

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From College to Knowledge: Finding Your Passion

After watching the Olympics, I couldn’t help but feel inspired. I felt inspired to finish school and enter the workforce with a sense of purpose. I felt inspired to make a difference. As I listened to athlete after athlete talk about their journey to London, all I could think about was finding my passion. Each athlete competes for reasons far beyond winning a gold medal. They compete for the love of the game, and this is where their passion comes from. Now you may not be an Olympian, but I’m betting there’s still something academic that spikes your interest.

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From College to Knowledge: Time Management and Organization

Everyone remembers that all-nighter back in college — that final exam you spent the preceding eight hours cramming for. But that final exam was planned. You knew when the date was, and were given sufficient time to prepare. Syllabi are a huge part of college. Each semester is laid out in its entirety, and you can plan for all your assignments accordingly. If you don’t complete an assignment on time, you can even ask for an extension. Yet after senior year, this bailout system ends and your deadlines will be hard and fast. For those who abused the system, their first job will be a wake up call.

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