How acceptance leads to mental health

Sitting in the San Luis Lounge, I read over my probability notes for the third time. I was preparing for my first statistics midterm during winter quarter. I was feeling confident at five p.m., six p.m., and even seven p.m., but I—like many students—told myself I still was not ready for test day. So I…

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Worth in the workplace

  Hair effortlessly straightened as it lay below her shoulders. Blouse flawlessly paired with a navy Ann Taylor pantsuit. Resume meticulously prepared, proofread and perfected for this moment. Time and again, we are told “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know,” “It’s not the GPA, it’s the interview,” or “It’s not how you…

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The female finance few

When Business Administration senior Denise Hensley first walked into her fixed income securities markets class, nothing stood out to her. The class was just another stepping stone in her career path, one that led to a Master’s, and possible a PhD, in economics. It was not until she came in late one day that she…

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