THIS IS NOT DIET ADVICE

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Over the course of my college education experience, I was lucky enough to live in pretty much every possible type of housing situation. I spent a year in a small dorm with a bunk bed and a window the size of a movie poster. I lived in apartments on campus and off. I studied abroad in Italy. I even lived at home during a semester while I worked a co-op job for experiential education credit. With every one of these transitions came a multitude of modifications to my daily routine—forcing me to constantly make accommodations my lifestyle.

HOW TO WRITE AN AMAZING PERSONAL STATEMENT

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In my last blog post, I mentioned “personal statements” and the fact that yours can be reused to apply for many scholarships. Now, I’m going to attempt to get you all pumped about the fact that you could apply for dozens of scholarships and only have to write one essay. Here is how the essay writing broke down in my case:

I applied for 350 scholarships and wrote a total of 5 essays.

“USING THE SAME COVER LETTERS FOR LOTS OF JOBS IS A HUGE TURN-OFF”

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We asked a (different!) hiring manager to give us tips on how you can impress HR—and how you can avoid making horrible mistakes when hunting for a job.

To ensure their honesty, we’ve granted anonymity to an assistant director for a university-based academic youth program. Check out his/her job tips on résumés and cover letters, as told to Aaron Weber. …