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FAQs: Networking, Career Conversations, and LinkedIn

Why is networking important? What are the best ways to network with Tufts alumni and employers?

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Is having a LinkedIn account important?

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By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
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Paying for Law School

Law school is a very costly investment so it is important to consider how best to pay for the next three years of school. It is important to take into account merit scholarships and cost of living when selecting which …

By Dovie King
Dovie King Pre-Law Advisor
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FAQs: Responding to the Current Health Crisis

A number of companies have cancelled internships, had layoffs, hiring freezes, etc. I am worried. Come July, the company might not have a job for me. Should I consider a graduate program? Is there something I should do besides worry? …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
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Graduate & Professional School Advice from Tufts Alumni and Faculty

We asked a cross-section of alumni and faculty to discuss all aspects of the application process. Regardless of specific academic and professional focus, each one offers you important general information.

Faculty Advice

Edith Balbach, PhD, Professor Emeritus, Community Health

When …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
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FAQs: Finding Internships, Jobs, and Shadowing Opportunities

Tufts Career Center advisors answer your questions about finding experiential opportunities …

I want to set up a career/job shadowing experience. Can you give me any tips?

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Do I have to secure an internship after my first …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
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Law School: What You’ll Need to Apply

To apply to law school you will need:
Law School Admission Council Account
Credential Assembly Service Account
Law School Admission Test
Transcript
Personal Statement
Resumes
Letters of Recommendation
Dean’s Certification

To discuss any application components, make an appointment with the …

By Dovie King
Dovie King Pre-Law Advisor
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Tips for Selecting Law Schools

Determining where to apply to law school can be perplexing. Don’t make the mistake of focusing only on what you have to offer the law school. This can feed into unfounded anxiety about your  GPAs or LSAT scores and make …

By Dovie King
Dovie King Pre-Law Advisor
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Featured Resources

Career Center Summer Internship Grant Program

Internships. An opportunity to gain exposure, explore and try ideas for your future, apply theory from the classroom out in …

Too Good to Be True? Be on the Lookout for Fraudulent Employers

It’s easy to say, “I would never be tricked by a scam employment offer!” But every year, students at universities …

Tufts Career Center Professional Development Fund for Undergraduate Students
From Here, to There: A Podcast with the Career Fellows

How did they get from here, to there? Career Fellows talk to Tufts alumni about their career journeys, how they …

Virtual Work Experiences

Virtual work experiences are a great way to set yourself apart, build your skills and your resume, and explore what …