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How to Get Better at Cooking

Oh hey there. Apparently it’s 2018 today, so it’s time for all sorts of resolutions and whatnot. In an attempt to help some of these live past February, we’re talking about the art of cooking — a fantastic foundation for anyone looking to bulk up, lose weight, save money, eat healthier, or just learn a […]

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The Secret To Being an Articulate Speaker

When I was a senior in high school, my final college decision came down to two schools: the University of Southern California (USC) and the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Neither was my “dream school” (I never had one), but I was pretty certain that I would end up going to UCLA. Honestly, I […]

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What to Do If You’re Always Tired

You know what they say: grades, social life, sleep. Pick 2. Unfortunately, picking the first two and neglecting that last part can leave you feeling so tired you can’t effectively do the first two anyway. So what can you do if you can’t stop yawning? We’re talking a bit about how to feel more awake […]

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What We Learned from Reading “Deep Work”

Listeners! Today we’ll be mixing up the recent Q & A format to bring you a conversation about what we learned from reading , by Cal Newport. This serves as a more personal sequel to episode 100 of the podcast, where I got the chance to interview Cal Newport himself about the concept of deep […]

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How to Study Math and Science Effectively

When I was in my final year of high school, the subject I struggled with the most was – by far – calculus. I’d been a year ahead in math since 8th grade, so I went into my senior year feeling pretty proud of my math skills. Aaaaaand that lasted about a week, tops. In […]

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Career Pivots, Networking, and Life Experiments

In this week’s episode, I’m joined once again by my friend Jenny Blake. Jenny is an author, speaker, and the founder of the site Life After College, which was one of my favorite blogs when I was still a student – Jenny’s advice there really helped me to prepare for my own post-graduation life. If […]

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Self-Awareness: A Crucial Skill for Finding Work You Love

After my sophomore year of college ended, I entered what I thought was going to be a maze of wires, servers, and ethernet ports. I had landed an internship in the computer networking department of a big financial corporation, and as boring as that sounds, I was pumped to get to work and to keep learning more. […]

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How to Stand Out If You Have a Low GPA

Nightmare scenario: you’re looking at your transcripts and your GPA is not where you want it to be. Internship-hunting season is coming up. What do you do? Pray to the Many-Faced God? Hitchhike your way to the Argentinian countryside, become a goat herder, and never talk to your parents again? Switch places with genetically altered guy so you […]

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