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Interview With Christina Baker Kline: #1 New York Times Bestselling Author of Orphan Train

Loren Kleinman | Posted 04.18.2014 | Books
Loren Kleinman

Are you a survivor? "I actually prefer the term 'veteran.' I am a veteran of trauma and many other things."

Professional Exploring, Social Media and No Excuses: Interview With JD Andrews

Laura Cococcia | Posted 04.15.2014 | Travel
Laura Cococcia

One person who has left the excuses behind? Professional explorer JD Andrews. He's been around the globe several times, amassing an incredible knowledge base.

7 Job Interview Dos and Don'ts for the Class of 2014

Amanda Augustine | Posted 04.07.2014 | College
Amanda Augustine

While a college education is a very valuable tool and an amazing experience, it doesn't always prepare you for the job-search process. My ultimate goal is to change that over time.

Over the Pond We Go: Fiction Writer Paul McVeigh Talks Plotting

Loren Kleinman | Posted 04.03.2014 | Books
Loren Kleinman

Paul McVeigh has written plays that have toured the UK and Ireland as well as comedy for stand-ups, including shows in London's West End and the Edinb...

Reasons to Be Happy: Interview With Katrina Kittle

Loren Kleinman | Posted 03.31.2014 | Books
Loren Kleinman

I spent most of my life longing for the ability to write full time, and only when I was able to write full time did I realize the seed for every single one of my novels had been planted by an experience in a non-writing-related job I'd had.

Inside the Bizarro World of Christoph Paul

Loren Kleinman | Posted 03.28.2014 | Books
Loren Kleinman

Christoph Paul is the author of five books of prose and poetry that cross multiple genres, including humor, poetry, satire, bizarro, horror and non-fiction.

Jenny Milchman Talks About Persistence and Tenacity

Loren Kleinman | Posted 03.17.2014 | Books
Loren Kleinman

Jenny's second novel, Ruin Falls, comes out in April, and she's already filling up the car.

6 Surprising Things That Turn Employers Off

Her Campus | Posted 03.12.2014 | College
Her Campus

While you probably know to hide those photos from last night's party from the public, you might not think about the subtler things you're doing that employers find unattractive.

New Changes to the SAT Reflect a Changing Admissions Process

James Werner | Posted 03.11.2014 | College
James Werner

The new adjustments to the SAT are part of a systematic change in the admissions process. While scores may remain an important component of the decision process for the immediate future, the measure of an individual's preparation and potential has begun to shift.

Before You Apply, Ask Yourself These 4 Questions

Susan P. Joyce | Posted 03.11.2014 | Business
Susan P. Joyce

Conserve your "A game" energy and efforts for jobs that are a good fit for you. Carefully read the job description, and then, ask yourself these four questions.

Our Subjects Pick Us: Cynthia Atkins Talks About Love, Loss and Poetry

Loren Kleinman | Posted 03.10.2014 | Books
Loren Kleinman

For me, writing, art, and music are sanctuary. It is the place I go to ask the questions. There are not always answers, but there is comfort and growth in re-shaping experience into the archive of language, where I can ponder and examine it.

Marriage and Its Everyday Casualties: A Review of Lori A. May's Square Feet

Loren Kleinman | Posted 03.07.2014 | Books
Loren Kleinman

At the end, we are left to close the book, to reopen it, and to change with it. We feel as if we have fallen in love, married, separated and re-united. Square Feet invites us along for the journey,

Jacqueline Bishop Talks About Writing Across the Diaspora

Loren Kleinman | Posted 03.03.2014 | Books
Loren Kleinman

The River's Song is Jacqueline Bishop's first novel. She is also the author of two collections of poems, Fauna and Snapshots from Istanbul.

3 Bad Job Interview Assumptions

Susan P. Joyce | Posted 02.28.2014 | Business
Susan P. Joyce

As important as a job interview opportunity is for you, often for the person on the other side of the table, interviewing job candidates are interruptions in their day -- keeping them from getting their "real" jobs done.

YA Author Seth Fishman Talks About Rejection and the Road to Publication

Loren Kleinman | Posted 02.25.2014 | Books
Loren Kleinman

He spends his days as a literary agent at The Gernert Company and his nights (and mornings) writing. He lives in Jersey City, New Jersey, with his wife. The Well's End is his first novel (that's not in a drawer).

No One is Safe: An Interview with Upcoming Novelist Justin Kassab

Loren Kleinman | Posted 02.21.2014 | Books
Loren Kleinman

Justin Kassab graduated in 2009 to the worst job market since the Great Depression: the end of the world didn't look so bad. To pass his time of being...

Gloria Mindock Talks About Poetry and Truth

Loren Kleinman | Posted 02.18.2014 | Books
Loren Kleinman

The poems are years of listening to other people on the streets tell me their problems and most of it was always about a bad relationship. So I took what they told me and wrote about it like I was the one who went through all this bad stuff.

Why YouTube Star Driven Film 'Camp Takota' Is Worth Watching!

Shira Lazar | Posted 04.16.2014 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

We sent the always fun Flula to the Camp Takota Premiere Party Tuesday where YouTube stars like Tyler Oakley, Chester See, Rhett & Link, and the Hol...

Make Your Mark: 10 Ways to Stand Out in an Interview

Uloop | Posted 04.16.2014 | College
Uloop

Whether you're applying for your first internship or your dream job, you need to make sure that you make a lasting impression on your interviewer. Here are some things you can do to stand out in an interview.

Polemic, Prose Writer, Poet & Chef: An In-depth Interview With Anis Shivani

Loren Kleinman | Posted 04.15.2014 | Books
Loren Kleinman

I talked with Shivani about his latest poetry collection, the state of poetry and the demise of the literary critic.

New Year!! Still a N***a...

Gerard Kersey | Posted 03.19.2014 | Black Voices
Gerard Kersey

So as 2013 made its exit, and 2014 came in what a great feeling it was. As I was bringing in the New Year in church with family and friends, it was a ...

My Awkward Moments On The View With Bill O'Reilly And Prince, From Sherri Shepherd (VIDEO)

Posted 01.30.2014 | MarloThomas

When it comes to awkward, star-struck moments on The View, Sherri Shepherd, Emmy Award-Winning Cohost of The View, had a few very entertaining stories...

14 Ways to Land Your Dream Job From Bed

Brian Hanley | Posted 03.23.2014 | Business
Brian Hanley

8. Diversify your career options. Never put all your eggs in one basket. The job market is one big numbers game. Apply to positions early and often. You're far more likely to miss out on your dream job if you don't know that it exists. Find it before someone else does.

How to Stay Competitive and Relevant While Unemployed

David DiGregorio | Posted 03.15.2014 | Business
David DiGregorio

You may think being unemployed is license to sit around all day watching marathons of House Hunters and Pawn Stars -- and who could blame you? The problem is that watching TV doesn't give you much to talk about with others.

Saggin or Suiting

Gerard Kersey | Posted 02.17.2014 | Style
Gerard Kersey

People are looked on as nerdy, tough guys, criminals, successful and unsuccessful based on their "packaging." Just like the batteries were still great despite the package being damaged, some individuals are the same way.