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The Rise and Lifting of Writing

A recent article in the New York Times highlighted some of the reasons I fell in love with writing. The author teaches nonfiction writing to graduates and undergraduates at several prestigious universities. Each year she fears she’ll be out of a job because the incoming crop of students will already know how to write. Each […]

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Forward. Not Sideways.

Sometimes we do things because it makes us feel like we’re being productive. Perhaps you do something on a regular basis that is related to what you want to do but, if you’re being completely honest with yourself, isn’t getting you to where you want to be. Imagine a woman who wanted to be a […]

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Campbell Interest and Skill Survey

My last few posts have been working up to what I consider to be the pièce de résistance of my vocational assessment. I felt like this final test gave the most interesting, as well as specific, results out of them all. The Campbell Interest and Skill Survey (CISS) was composed of 320 multiple choice questions. […]

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