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Inside Graduate Studies

How to Feel Confident in Any Interview: Four Tips You Need to Know

Posted by LIM College on Thu, Jan 12, 2017 @ 04:43 PM

 by Casey Miller

Interviews can be stressful. After the Career Fair last semester, I had eight interviews in two weeks, including ones via phone, Skype, and in corporate offices.

It was hectic, but after each interview I realized that my confidence was growing. I started to feel my nerves calming and I began actually looking forward to each meeting. Keep reading for my tips on how to feel confident in any interview.

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Tags: career fair, interviews, confidence

Five Tips for Balancing a Full-Time Job and a Graduate Program

Posted by Jennifer Bullis, Associate Director of Admissions for Graduate Studies on Mon, Jan 09, 2017 @ 08:58 AM

Deciding to pursue a graduate degree is easily one of the the best choices you can make for your career. Squeezing it into your already busy life? Not so easy, it may seem—but if you spend a little time before classes on these five tips, you'll be pleasantly surprised to learn that earning a master's degree (like one of these from LIM) is completely doable even if you have a full-time job; no losing sleep (or your sanity) necessary. Take a look.

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Tags: LIM Graduate Studies, Admissions Advice

Course Spotlight: Fashion Retail Management

Posted by Jacqueline Jenkins, Dean of Graduate Studies on Tue, Dec 27, 2016 @ 09:27 AM

If you're a prospective student interested in LIM's MPS in Fashion Merchandising & Retail Management program, this Course Spotlight post is for you. A first semester requirement for those in this particular graduate program, Fashion Retail Management is one of our most interactive and popular courses—with good reasons. For starters, it's taught by Mindy Meads, a fashion and merchandising pro who has held CEO positions at places like Lands' End, Aéropostale, Victoria's Secret, and more. To give you a closer look at what the course entails, we asked Professor Meads for details. Read on.

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Tags: LIM Graduate Studies, Course Spotlight

How to Handle Roommate Conflict

Posted by LIM College on Wed, Dec 21, 2016 @ 04:24 PM

by Samantha Schecter

If you're going to grad school chances are finances are tough, so, one thing you might do to save money is to move in with a roommate(s). We all hope (and try!) to get along with our roommate(s) but somtimes that can be difficult.

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Tags: Roomate, behavior, conflict

Graduate Students: Make the Most of your Winter Break in NYC

Posted by LIM College on Thu, Dec 15, 2016 @ 01:21 PM

by Mary Beth Maslowski

Here are some ideas of what you can do to make the most of your time off during winter break.

Take a rest!

Resting rejuvenates your body and mind and it will give you a chance to work on other tasks besides graduate school. Of course, taking a break is sometimes easier said than done. You might be working full-time or doing an internship, so it might not be that easy to rest.

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Tags: resume, internships, Winter Break, rest, plan

Three Things to Look for in a Graduate Program When You Work Full-Time

Posted by Jennifer Bullis, Associate Director of Admissions for Graduate Studies on Thu, Dec 08, 2016 @ 08:52 AM

In the business of fashion, or really any industry, a graduate degree can do wonders to enhance your existing skillset and support your career trajectory; the problem is, who has the time to go back to school? Actually, a lot of working professionals do—you just have to know what to look for in a graduate program to make it worth your while. Here are three key factors to research when you sift through your options. 

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Tags: LIM Graduate Studies, Admissions Advice

Reflection of My Time at the LIM Center for Graduate Studies

Posted by LIM College on Tue, Dec 06, 2016 @ 01:59 PM

by Parvat Vardhini Krishna

I vividly remember my first day of orientation at LIM. I felt a little anxious, and I was full of expectations. I was also excited to meet new people and was feeling joyful that I was starting my second master's degree, the first in this country.

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Tags: studying abroad, LIM Graduate Student, graduate classes, LIM Center for Graduate Studies

What it’s Really Like to Intern at a Magazine (Spoiler Alert! It’s Not like "The Devil Wears Prada")

Posted by LIM College on Thu, Nov 17, 2016 @ 04:57 PM

by Casey Miller

This semester I secured a beauty internship working with both Redbook and Woman’s Day Magazine, both of which are owned by the Hearst Corporation. When I walked into the building for my interview I was overwhelmed with how beautiful and hi-tech it was. With 16 elevators going to 46 floors, you could say I was a little nervous.

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Tags: internship, LIM Graduate Student, Redbook, Women's Day Magazine

Perks of Being a Graduate Student at LIM

Posted by LIM College on Tue, Nov 15, 2016 @ 02:02 PM

by Casey Miller

Higher Education, Higher Perks.  Check out the exclusive perks of being a graduate student at LIM College.

Graduate Student Lounge

If you need a place to work on homework or unwind before class, head up to the eighth floor of Maxwell Hall to our Graduate Student Lounge! Complete with Wi-Fi, couches, tables, large flat screen TV, microwave and vending machines, the lounge is a student paradise.

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Tags: CEO Speaker Series, LIM Graduate Student, LIM College Center for Graduate Studies, online master's degree programs

Professional Life vs Personal Life

Posted by LIM College on Tue, Nov 01, 2016 @ 04:35 PM

by Sonal Agarwal

This could be a topic of debate. Really. I have had so much trouble managing my professional life and personal life, that it almost made me depressed! I am still trying to balance my work life with personal goings on, but I feel I am getting better at it every day.

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Tags: stress, Work life, relax, Personal