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My internship: A progress report

Written by    Jul 6, 2016

Roughly two months ago now I started working at my very first internship as a journalist for a local paper in Mansfield, Ohio. And there’s never a day I don’t feel lucky to spend my summer writing for the newspaper. But, now that I’ve had some time to get in the swing of things, I want to reflect on how things have changed since my […]

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Personal, Personal Events, Student Life, The Future, Work

What I’m doing this summer

Written by    Jun 28, 2016

What am I up to while I’m home this summer, you ask? Well I’ll tell you! Interning So I’m enrolled in the Communications Internship course for the summer, which basically means I’m earning credit for a class as I complete my internship. I’m working for a local fiction paperback shop (yes, those still exist), and I’m developing my marketing, outreach and customer service skills in addition to […]

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Academics, Arts, Author, Classes, Home, Recreation, Relaxation, Work

Summer for a college kid

Written by    Jun 15, 2016

Laying out by the pool, eating ice cream, and spending all day with friends is the recipe for a perfect summer! Or so I thought. Until I realized I was a broke college kid. Now, the recipe for a perfect summer is going to work, working, and more work.

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Advice, Author, Work

Summer in Cbus

Written by    Jun 8, 2016

Woah! Bam! Yahuh! That’s right! Ben is back to writing after his brief hiatus. Brief is a very subjective term. I am comparing my break in terms of the history of the universe, which would relatively make it “brief.” I am once again here to spread the Gospel of Ben (no affiliation to the Bible) and share the stories and advice of my life.

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The Big Transition

Written by    May 31, 2016

Moving back home for the first time since starting college has proven to be quite a transition. It seems like it shouldn’t be too hard, especially since I came home during the school year. Yet, being home nearly a month now, I’m still struggling to adjust from being at college. Here’s the worst of it:

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Advice, Food, Home, Personal, Relaxation, Student Life, The Future, Work

Go to that career fair…seriously!

Written by    Mar 22, 2016

You’ve seen the e-mails about career fairs, maybe even toyed with the idea of going, and now I’m here to say: DO IT! DOOOO IT! Last month I went to my first-ever career fair at Ohio State, and I am EXTREMELY happy I did! This is my last semester here, and thanks to the career fair, I had interviews with several companies and even got […]

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Advice, The Future, Why Ohio State?, Work

Figuring Out My Summer

Written by    Feb 24, 2016

So, it’s that time, the time where I have to start figuring out what I’m going to do with my summer, specifically with the whole “job” thing. So, what better way to describe the process than with the ever apt world of gifs. Starting out Looking for a job and imagining all the unrealistic career options you could have is a blast. You start looking […]

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Making the most of winter break: OR style

Written by    Dec 30, 2015

Finals and holidays are over and the winter storms are rolling in, at least for Minnesota, and we are all beginning to not feel as comforted by day-long netflix marathons and taking trips to the gym for something to do. I don’t know about everyone else, but this started only a few days after I got home. I decided to indulge in my interest of […]

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