Category Archives: Library School + Life Tips

Library School + Life Tip #14: Keep Reading!

I’m the first to admit that grad school keeps me busy, busier than I expected! Chances are, though, that one of the things that brings people like me to library school is their love of books. While homework definitely cuts … Continue reading

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Library School + Life Tip #13: Get Your Own Business Cards

I know, I know, business cards can sound stodgy, especially to a student! But in case you haven’t heard, networking is so important in today’s job market, and while LinkedIn, Facebook, and other social networking sites can help, there’s something … Continue reading

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Library School + Life Tip #12: Take Care of Your Car, and It’ll Take You Places

This (Saturday) morning, I decided to stop ignoring my car dashboard’s yellow “MAINT R’QD” light (which had gone from flashing at engine startup to a constant glow), and took my car to a nearby JiffyLube for an oil change and radiator … Continue reading

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Library School + Life Tip #11: See Your Doctor

I know, I know, going to the doctor can be hassle, at the least, and sometimes very expensive! But getting check-ups can help ward off the expensive stuff, and you get to feel smug about doing something good for yourself … Continue reading

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Library School + Life Tip #10: Streamline Your Grocery Shopping

I’m writing this post on the topic of streamlining grocery shopping because I need to take my own advice. Seriously! Now, you’re probably wondering what the problem is, that I’m suddenly having this problem with grocery shopping. Well, it has … Continue reading

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Library School + Life Tip #9: Keep a To-Do List

Ah, the proverbial to-do list! We all have them, whether short or long, written or in our heads. One of the biggest lessons I learned last semester, when I added grad school to full-time work, was that keeping a written to-do list … Continue reading

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Library School + Life Tip #6: Update Your Address Book

Do you have an address book already? Is it paper or online? Whatever your preference, find it now and flip or scroll through it. Is it just a walk down Memory Lane, or does it include current contacts, friends and … Continue reading

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