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Why Grit is Important in Silicon Valley

While on a plane to Hong Kong last semester, I read what is one of my now favorite books: “Grit” by Angela Duckworth. Duckworth is a psychologist who has spent the last few decades of her life attempting to disrupt. In Silicon Valley terminology, to disrupt means to be innovative and create new meaning to… Read the full article…



Syracuse Hometown Road Trip

I interviewed William Lombardi and Kyle Parkan about their experience on the iSchool Hometown Road Trip in Syracuse. William and Kyle are both seniors majoring in Information Management and Technology. Here’s what they had to say! What drew you toward wanting to go on the Hometown Road Trip? William: I think what drew me toward… Read the full article…


Making Yourself Marketable: EntreTech NYC

First, imagine this: a group of 18 students travel to NYC to explore the tech startup ecosystem. The students show extensive knowledge of technical terminology.  They have engaging conversations with the heads of amazing companies and these terms are spewed in between, what seems like every other word. Now imagine this: a writing major who has… Read the full article…



Pick The Parks & Rec Character You Identify With and We’ll Tell You Why You Should Go on the Hometown Road Trip

So you’re still wondering if you should apply to the iSchool’s Hometown Road Trip: Syracuse. If you’re somehow still not convinced, I’ve put together some reasons why you should go on this trip based on which Parks & Recreation character is basically you. P.S. did you know that ALL iSchool students can apply to the… Read the full article…



Dos and Don’ts of EntreTech NYC

As I sit to write about my EntreTech experience, it is hard to choose where to focus and write about. The trip was packed full with workplace tours ranging from rented spaces in WeWorks to multiple floors of the Empire State Building. However, as I prepare to write, what I want to share are my… Read the full article…