Friday, September 17, 2010

Senior Orientation Sessions

College of Business: Thu 9/9 – 11-11:50 – MSU 218
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences: Tue 9/14 – 11-11:50 – MSU 183
College of Visual & Performing Arts: Thu 9/16 – 11-11:50 – MSU 183

Sign-ups GOING ON NOW for Special Events

Mock Interview Mania Week – Sign up in the CDC (Stratton 113) beginning Mon 9/1. Interviews week of 9/27

Test Prep Sessions by Kaplan – Get Ready for the GRE,MCAT,LSAT & DAT Sat 10/1 – 10am –Boehm & DeFran

Register at (by 9/29)

Careers in Government Info Sessions (Both Federal & State Reps will present twice
so students can attend both) Tue 10/26 11-11:50 & 12-12:50 MSU 223 7& 250

Senior Etiquette Dinner - Tue 11/9 - 5-7 – MSU MPR - Register at


Getting into Graduate School! Thu Oct 28, 11-11:50am MSU 250 FOOD! GIVEAWAYS!
Strategies to Gain Admission to Highly Competitive Graduate Programs
Master’s / MBA / Ph.D. /M.D. / Pharm.D. / D.D.S. / J.D. / DOT

Cracking the Hidden Job Market! Thu Oct 28, 4:30-6pm Boehm 261
How to Beat 1000-to-1 Odds to Land Your Dream Job or Internship How to Get Any Job with Any Major, How to Quit Making Excuses and Get Going on Your Future!

Donald Asher is an internationally acclaimed author and speaker specializing in careers and higher education. He is the author of ten books and a contributing writer to the Wall Street Journal's online editions, and He is the education columnist for MSN Encarta, one of the top worldwide destinations on the Web, and is the career columnist for USAirways Magazine, with 2.7 million readers monthly. He has been a contributing writer to Dow Jones publications such as The National Business Employment Weekly and Managing Your Career magazines, NACE Journal, San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco Examiner,'s college edition,, award-winning career portals and, and the Los Angeles Times professional development website. His books are available worldwide in English and in Chinese, Korean and Portuguese translations.

He is known in the United States as America's Job Search Guru and is a consultant to top MBA programs and undergraduate institutions nationwide on hidden-job-market and self-directed-search issues. For over a decade he has served as the keynote speaker for the Career Development Series of national teleconferences sponsored by the University of Tennessee. He presents at over 100 colleges and universities annually. His books of interest include Who Gets Promoted, Who Doesn't, and Why; Graduate Admissions Essays: Write Your Way into the Graduate Program of Your Choice (the best-selling guide to the graduate admissions process); Cool Colleges for the Hyper-Intelligent, Self-Directed, Late Blooming, and Just Plain Different; How to Get Any Job with Any Major; Asher's Bible of Executive Resumes; The Overnight Resume; and From College to Career.

Who Gets Promoted has just been named a Top Ten Business Book of the Year by national career columnist Joyce Lain Kennedy

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