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November 26, 2018

5 Basic Principles of Design

By Kimberly Volkov
November 26, 2018
Two kids coloring on a table

Why PR?

Ever since I was a kid, I struggled in school. My whole life I grew up thinking I was stupid because I couldn’t keep up with the kids in my class. In elementary school, I always needed special help, and got taken out of fun classroom activities to review the […]
November 26, 2018
me visiting Joe in Baltimore, Maryland

5 Things Being in a Long Distance Relationship Taught Me About Communication

My boyfriend and I met when we were sixteen and have been, figuratively, inseparable ever since. But when college decisions came along our senior year of high school, we realized our educations would be taking us to opposite sides of the country. His to Baltimore, Maryland, to play lacrosse and […]
November 1, 2018
Picture of a man making a presentation around a table.

5 Tips on How to Be a Productive Team Member

Public relations is all about knowing how to work effectively on a team. Knowing how to communicate and collaborate with other people is a critical life skill that every great PR professional has mastered. As a fourth-year marketing and public relations student at Chico State, I’ve had my fair share […]
November 1, 2018
Picture of tgc laptop, planner and notebook.

Managing time/stress as a college student

I know this is easier said than done, but I have four key tips to managing time that will help you out! I am a busy person and these tips have helped me succeed. To give a bit of  background about myself, I take 18 units, work part time with […]
October 31, 2018
Professional portrait of a student with an environmental background. Attribution: Portrait taken by Jasmine Garcia.

Five Tips to a Better LinkedIn Profile Picture Using a DSLR Camera

  Making a good first impression is important, especially through a platform where your profile picture is the first thing recruiters look at. Taking a great professional picture takes more than simply looking the part; it’s the photography techniques that improve your picture and can make you stand out amongst […]