Articles by Forté Virtual Campus

  • How to Develop Your Personal Brand

    How to Develop Your Personal Brand

    by on November 11th, 2016

    Coming into my freshman year of college, many of my friends and I were overwhelmed by our transition into the business world. Strong resumes, flawless interviews, and professionalism were all just distant words to me, … Read More

  • Stand Out on Social Media (in a Good Way)

    Stand Out on Social Media (in a Good Way)

    by on November 10th, 2016

    You’re likely considering multiple career paths. Maybe you’re hoping to start a tech company that makes graphene easily available for suppliers. Maybe you’re an entrepreneur hoping to make the a Snapchat website … Read More

  • Maintain Focus and Become a Productivity Boss

    Maintain Focus and Become a Productivity Boss

    by on November 9th, 2016

    As a freshman in college, my first year emerged as intense period of discovery, exploration, and profound personal and academic growth. Throughout the progression of three challenging quarters, I found that I performed … Read More

  • Know Thy Career: Uncover Your Personality Type

    Know Thy Career: Uncover Your Personality Type

    by on November 1st, 2016

    We live in an age that celebrates and embraces the old adage “follow your heart,” on a more widespread, and occupational level than ever before. On the other hand, we also live in an era that remains characterized by … Read More

  • Grow from Mentee to Mentor

    Grow from Mentee to Mentor

    by on October 17th, 2016

    As a college woman, I am regularly told that I must find a mentor to help advance my career or collegiate experience. The perks are endless, from resume and interview tips to opinions on which professors are best. Having … Read More

  • 5 Ways to Improve Your Public Speaking

    5 Ways to Improve Your Public Speaking

    by on October 14th, 2016

    For many, public speaking conjures up impossible fear, pieces of advice to imagine the audience in their underwear, and imagining feigning a sudden sickness that makes it impossible to attend a speaking engagement. While … Read More

  • 3 Simple Ways To Make the Most of Your Opportunities

    3 Simple Ways To Make the Most of Your Opportunities

    by on October 12th, 2016

    As I prepared to make my college decision two years ago, the choice of where I would attend weighed heavily on my conscience. I was encapsulated by the thought of going to a highly ranked school because I saw it as a … Read More

  • How to Create a Holistic Internship Application

    How to Create a Holistic Internship Application

    by on October 7th, 2016

    Many companies ask for a resume, cover letter, and either essay response or writing sample when reviewing applicants for jobs and internships. These materials are like a first handshake for the HR office: if you come … Read More

  • 5 Top Tips for Networking

    5 Top Tips for Networking

    by on October 6th, 2016

    You’ve likely heard the old adage, “it’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” Though what you know still plays a significant role in landing your ideal job or internship, it is undeniable that getting to know … Read More

  • Be Like Beyoncé: Be Assertive

    Be Like Beyoncé: Be Assertive

    by on October 2nd, 2016

    Assertiveness stands in a murky middle between aggressiveness and passiveness. Assertiveness can be characterized as the ability to speak up for yourself, or others, in a manner that is both positive and effective. This … Read More

  • Bringing It Back: How to Harness Your Internship Experience in the Classroom

    Bringing It Back: How to Harness Your Internship Experience in the Classroom

    by on September 29th, 2016

    Hopefully you all had awesome summers whether you were working an internship, studying abroad or taking summer classes. If you did end up doing an internship, now is a great time to think about how you can bring that … Read More

  • 4 Ways to Maximize Your LinkedIn Potential

    4 Ways to Maximize Your LinkedIn Potential

    by on September 22nd, 2016

    Facebook. Updated. Twitter. Checked. Instagram. Scrolled. But … LinkedIn? Even for the most technologically advanced generation, LinkedIn is still a mystery. Understandably so, but recruiters, your boss, your boss’s … Read More

  • 5 Ways to Prepare Your Internship Application Gameplan

    5 Ways to Prepare Your Internship Application Gameplan

    by on September 19th, 2016

    1. Set up your fantasy roster. Many of us have been in a situation in which we are passionate about a sport and create a fantasy team that draws from players all around the league. Because you likely have a variety of … Read More

  • Presence Will Help You Get an Internship

    Presence Will Help You Get an Internship

    by on September 16th, 2016

    Interviewing season has arrived, which means every internship or job-seeking individual is doing preparation of some kind to show their best self during an interview. Commonly, this preparation is focused solely on … Read More