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Getting a Second Chance at College through UVM GAP

Getting into college was much harder than Deniz Sehovic ever anticipated. The child of Bosnian refugees, Deniz always assumed she would get into college without much trouble. She liked her teachers and enjoyed high school, but struggled a bit with her grades early on and found it difficult to concentrate in class. Ultimately, she preferred […]

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A Future Entrepreneur Soars to New Heights at UVM

To call Tyler Brown motivated is a serious understatement. The 22-year-old is the former director of operations at the Vermont Flight Academy. Now he’s a full-time student at the UVM School of Business Administration with a 4.0 GPA. He’s running for student government and recently joined the accounting club. Oh, and he plays a little […]

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Career Ready: Savvy Undergrads Gain Experience in Summer

Whether you’re looking for a job or a paid internship over the summer, the Burlington area offers a wide variety of opportunities for students and recent graduates to gain career skills and build a professional network. Flush with summer positions that don’t involve washing dishes or working retail, Burlington businesses and organizations offer opportunities for […]

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More Precollege Program Students are Choosing UVM for Undergraduate Study

UVM was at the top of Ellie Myers’ list during her college search. Still, she had to be sure it was the right school for her. To assure her that UVM was a good fit, Myers enrolled in UVM’s Summer Academy precollege program while still in high school and took classes in engineering and drawing. […]

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Choosing a Major that’s Right for You

As you start your first year of college, you might hear that inevitable question from just about everyone you know: “So, what’s your major?” You might feel a little anxious if you haven’t yet zeroed in on a program. What’s more, you and your parents probably see higher education as an investment. So you might […]

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Tips for Interviewing and Landing a Job After Graduation

Angela Kiniry, the director of human resources at the National Life Group in Montpelier, is a faculty member of UVM’s Business Savvy, a six-credit, summer course open to sophomores, juniors and seniors. Kiniry, who has worked in the human resources field for over 20 years in Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 companies, offers job-hunting advice […]

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Winter Session Helps Students Link Academics with Careers

By Jeffrey R. Wakefield Perhaps the most endearing of the fanciful organizations that mock-sponsor A Prairie Home Companion (think the Catchup Advisory Board and the American Duct Tape Council) is the Professional Organization of English Majors, or P.O.E.M. The joke – gentle as it is, given host Garrison Keillor’s clear affection for the species and […]

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