Networking dinner attire can be tricky. But if you’re a business student on a budget — and soon to be job hunting — the question is that much harder. Reader K wonders… I’m a student in my last semester of business school and I have some networking dinners to attend in November. Could you recommend … Read More about What to Wear to a Networking Dinner As a Student
What should you wear to an alumni networking event right before homecoming? How should you figure out what to wear? Reader M wonders… I am attending a networking event in a few weeks and am a little bit confused on what to wear. It is part of my university’s homecoming, and is right before the … Read More about What to Wear to a Homecoming Networking Event
A new MBA student has plenty on her plate: classes and projects, networking events, recruiting opportunities — not to mention the typical grad school challenges of making new friends and (for some) adjusting to a new city. Reader R wonders if we have any great tips for full-time MBA students, particularly female MBA students… Hi … Read More about Tips for Full-Time MBA Students
How should you dress for law school orientation? When you’re planning which outfits to wear, how much should you worry about looking professional, or put-together, or about making a good first impression? Reader N wonders… I am extremely excited to be starting law school in the fall but I am puzzled by the idea of picking orientation outfits. Any … Read More about Law School, Orientation Outfits, and Dressing For You
If you’re planning to attend an alumni lunch for your law school — and you’ll be taking the opportunity to network there — how should you dress? Is wearing a suit a must in this situation? (Pictured, Boss Juicy 6 Jacket, $575 at Nordstrom — check out our full guide to women’s suits for more ideas.) Reader K wonders… I am … Read More about What to Wear to an Alumni Lunch Event
Have you refinanced your student loans, or are you looking into it? We’ve talked about tackling huge school debt, paying down debt vs. saving, getting financially prepared for grad school, creating a money roadmap, and switching from a lawyer’s salary to a student lifestyle, but we haven’t discussed refinancing student loans. Today, Blonde Lawyer (the name … Read More about Tales from the Wallet: Refinancing Student Loans (Guest Post)
We had a great discussion a few weeks ago about wedding finances, and now it’s time for the next post in our Money Milestone series: grad school. We’ve talked about how to adjust your new student budget once you get to grad school, how to pay off student loans, how to juggle grad school and … Read More about Tales from the Wallet: Financially Preparing for Grad School
Have you found great mentors through alumni events? What is the best alumni event (or networking event in general) that you’ve ever attended? Have you done alumni mentoring, on either side? I attended a great Northwestern networking and mentoring event last week through an alumnae group I’m involved with, Council of 100, and in our small … Read More about Alumni Mentoring and Networking: What Works, What Doesn’t
As your internship or summer associateship comes to a close, these are our best tips for ending an internship positively!
Should you get an MBA? If you’ve ever pondered getting your MBA but wondered if it was worth the investment of time and money, today’s guest post is for you. We’ve talked about how to prepare your finances for grad school, as well as the pros and cons of changing careers, but we truly haven’t … Read More about Tales from the Wallet: Should You Get an MBA?
Which are the best books and blogs to read if you’re a woman MBA student? Reader M wonders… I love your blog and find all of the fashion and career advice incredibly helpful. You address a lot of corporate issues and a lot of legal and I was just wondering if you knew of any … Read More about Best Reading for MBA Students
2018 Update: We still like these interview tote bags, but you may want to check out our most recent roundup of the best work bags! Sure, we all know what basics professional women are supposed to have in their closets, but if you’re buying one for the first time or replacing one you’ve worn into the … Read More about The Hunt: Interview Tote Bags