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13 Resolutions for a Successful 2013

by Jenna LaConte on December 27, 2012
Junior > Communications and English > Boston College

This year, CM invites you to keep it real with your New Year’s resolutions. Vowing to forgo french fries for salads at every meal may seem like a good idea, but within a few weeks you are likely...

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Desk Raiders: Student Edition

by Jenna LaConte on December 13, 2012
Junior > Communications and English > Boston College

When you sit down at your desk, the contents can be your best friends or your worst enemies. Sure, it’s great to have your textbook in front of you ready to be studied, but do you really need...

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CM’s 10 Commandments of Procrastination

by Jenna LaConte on December 07, 2012
Junior > Communications and English > Boston College

With finals looming around the corner, social media sites are about to be inundated with struggling college students who can’t muster the strength or attention span to get their work done. As...

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How Do I Start This Freakin' Cover Letter?

by Jenna LaConte on December 03, 2012
Junior > Communications and English > Boston College

You’ve finally done it. After days, maybe weeks, perhaps even months of wading through internship possibilities, you’ve narrowed your list down to a handful of prospective employers who...

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Co-Ops: The Mother of All Internships

by Jenna LaConte on November 28, 2012
Junior > Communications and English > Boston College

The start of winter indicates the beginning of a long, tedious race for many college students: the race to find a summer internship.  On a good day, searching for an internship is stressful....

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10 Things Boston College Students are Thankful For

by Jenna LaConte on November 15, 2012
Junior > Communications and English > Boston College

Boston College students have a lot to be thankful for. Between the beauty of Gasson and the deliciousness of Eagles Deli, there are always reasons to be grateful on and off campus. As Thanksgiving break...

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Saved By the Core: The Art of Switching Majors

by Jenna LaConte on October 24, 2012
Junior > Communications and English > Boston College

Four semesters ago, I was an elementary education major with no desire to become a teacher. This is not to say that I had never been interested in teaching.  As a high school senior, a combination...

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International Love, Plus Some Woes

by Jenna LaConte on October 17, 2012
Junior > Communications and English > Boston College

From traveling the world to meeting new people and immersing oneself into a completely new culture, spending a semester (or more) studying abroad is one of the most exciting and unique adventures that...

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Turn It Off: Laptops vs. Learning

by Jenna LaConte on October 11, 2012
Junior > Communications and English > Boston College

It’s a familiar scene: a large stadium-style lecture hall equipped with hundreds of students staring down at a professor who switches through PowerPoint slides on an oversized projector. As...

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Online Courses: Intervention

by Jenna LaConte on October 02, 2012
Junior > Communications and English > Boston College

For the current college generation, laptops have become as natural as an extra limb. With all of the time that college students spend staring at computer screens, the decision to take an online class...

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The Do’s and Dont's of an All-Nighter

by Jenna LaConte on September 25, 2012
Junior > Communications and English > Boston College

Classes have begun to pick up, and midterms will be here before we know it.  While ideally students will be prepared weeks in advance, let’s face it – it wouldn’t be college if...

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Legends of the Hidden On-Campus Jobs

by Jenna LaConte on September 11, 2012
Junior > Communications and English > Boston College

Getting settled into college is a drawn-out process for everyone, from freshmen who are 2,000 miles away from home for the first time to seniors who could navigate campus blindfolded.   The...

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My Internship With...Groupon

by Jenna LaConte on August 28, 2012
Junior > Communications and English > Boston College

For most people, the daily-deal guru Groupon presents a world of opportunities for discounts on restaurants, spas, getaways, and other cheaper ways to have fun. Although simple and resourceful to use,...

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I'm That Girl Who Peaked in High School

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