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Satire: How to get a professor to like you

A picture about advice

Sarah Hofstedt

May 7, 2019

As the end of the semester approaches, many students find themselves scrambling to raise their grade after a few months of slackin’ off. Others are rooting around in their phone contacts for people to list as references and request letters of rec from. They think, “If only I had a strong wo...

Satire: How to “just get along”

A calendar advertisement called Advice

Sarah Hofstedt

April 10, 2019

For the most part, you’re a nice person, right? You hold doors open, you don’t cut in line and you smile awkwardly when you make eye contact with strangers. But sometimes, certain personalities can test the patience of even the thickest, syrupy sweetest people. We all have at least one pe...

Satire: A few sure ways to secure a job after graduating university

Calendar Advertisement (Advice)

Sarah Hofstedt

April 3, 2019

There are loads of ways to make a lasting impression on a hiring manager, and they vary among industries. To save space, I will focus on the power of interpersonal interaction.THE HANDSHAKEHave a firm grip. A gentle caress of the hand weirds people out and makes you look like a wannabe southern belle...

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