Congresswoman Edwards’ 7th Annual College & Career Fair Provides Insight, Youth Resources

For the seventh year, Maryland Congresswoman Donna F. Edwards hosted her annual College and Career Fair for students in Maryland. The event, held at Annapolis High School in Anne Arundel County, MD on Saturday, October 10th, drew more than 1,500 high school, middle school, and college students and their parents. Representatives more than 100 schools, companies, nonprofit organizations shared resources with students to provide college resources and … Continue reading Congresswoman Edwards’ 7th Annual College & Career Fair Provides Insight, Youth Resources

It’s a New Year, Become a New You

It’s a brand new year and of course, we all have at least one resolution – or goal – to improve something about ourselves. A new career, new adventure, new life all sound like great things for which to strive. But, how many times have you resolved to change at the start of the new year, only to fall short and neglect the promise you … Continue reading It’s a New Year, Become a New You

The Rules of Civility

In an era of seemingly uncivil people (cue any Real Housewives franchise slap fest), I recently stumbled upon Rules of Civility: The 110 Precepts That Guided Our First President in War and Peace, edited by Richard Brookhiser. Originally published in 1997, with a healthy update from Brookhiser in 2003, Rules of Civility pre-empted the onslaught of reality television, and stories of soccer moms behaving badly on the … Continue reading The Rules of Civility

Tips Every Intern Should Know Before Networking

By Madeleine Marshall I’m not new to Washington, DC. Even though I live in Georgia, I feel connected to DC through family. I fancy that I have had similar childhood experiences as those who also grew up here: Being mad when your parents refuse to go to the mall to watch the fireworks on July 4th, playing tennis with new friends at the park in … Continue reading Tips Every Intern Should Know Before Networking