Every job can get a little monotonous. Even when you have your dream job, it can feel like each day is more of the same. I remember working at a fast-paced food tech start-up in the Bay Area, where I…

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A few weeks ago, I did a webinar for Relish Careers. It was so much fun. You may know Relish as a company with a mission very close to my heart: they help grad school students and alumni get discovered…

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Did you get into multiple schools? It's a tough decision, I know.

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If you’ve decided to write a recommendation for someone, you’re awesome. The best kinds of people are the ones that spend their time and energy helping other people advance. I’ve helped thousands of…

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I have a long tradition of giving things up for Lent. In middle school, I gave up chocolate for several Lents. (I still remember crumbling chocolate chip cookies to eat everything but the chips.) Then…

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Before 8AM, be absolutely sure to…

  1. Sleep one hour
  2. Sleep another hour
  3. Sleep a third hour
  4. Keep sleeping, this time for an hour
  5. Sleep
  6. Sleep for 60 consecutive minutes
  7. Sleep for one last hour
  8. If time…
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Last month, I left a comfortable job, affordable apartment, and plenty of good friends in New York City to move to a foreign country for an internship in a new industry (Career Protocol, wink wink,…

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I am obsessed with this video.

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Stop right now and look at your resume. Do you have one or more bullets that start with the word "Led"?

You have to get rid of it. The word "led" is a surefire way to identify yourself as an amateur…

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One birthday, I had dinner at a restaurant with some friends. I did the inviting and reserving, and we were all still recovering from major MBA student debt, so when the check came, we shared an…

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