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Finding A Mentor

If you were to ask every person that has made it big in the world through their career, I assure you that they would have a story to tell you about the person that made it possible for them to achieve their success. There is always that one person that stood out above all the rest, who told you could do it when no one did, and encouraged you to think that anything is possible for you.

This person could come in the unlikeliest of forms, as your mail carrier, neighbor, professor,…

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Added by Adrienne Kleinman on May 22, 2011 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Networking

Due to the release of these blogs, this one takes place in the past, not in the present as I had intended. I wanted to keep the authenticity of the moment, yet again :) 

You know that saying, “it is all about who you know”? Well, that is in fact, a really true statement. At least it has demonstrated itself to be true for me.

After my first senior year of college (yes, that is right, my first) I decided to stay in my apartment near campus instead of moving back…

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Added by Adrienne Kleinman on May 15, 2011 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Disclosure

When you apply for a job, it can be really unnerving. Everything from perfecting your resume to tracking down the necessary references to creating the perfect ensemble for your interview. This is completely normal and should be expected of almost everyone--unless of course you are fortunate to have self-esteem of steel!

If you are an individual living with a disability, whether it is a visible or invisible one, there is an added stressor to an already large list when looking for and…

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Added by Adrienne Kleinman on May 8, 2011 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Procrastination

Procrastination. This word and I have been really good friends for years now. When I decided to write about the wonders of procrastination would you like to take a wild guess as to how many times I attempted to sit down and write this? About four to five separate occasions.

Since the beginning of time I have been an expert at procrastinating. It started in high school when I took the majority of my classes in the International Baccalaureate program (IB) … ok I am back now! I left that…

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Added by Adrienne Kleinman on May 1, 2011 at 7:29pm — No Comments

Aspirations

This particular entry was written back in the Fall. I felt it was still important to share as an experience of mine at the time and am asking you faithful readers to disregard the discrepancy in time! :D 

 

I remember a time when I wanted to be the voice for a cartoon character. I would spend hours mimicking different accents and tones and moods, often cracking myself up with the absurdity of it all. Right around that time I also wanted to be a doctor, specifically one…

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Added by Adrienne Kleinman on April 19, 2011 at 4:10am — No Comments

An Introduction

I will let you in on a little secret: I have always wanted to have a blog. I truly enjoy writing what is on my mind and sharing it with others. Not only is it therapeutic, but if I can help others by what I have to say, then that is a remarkable feeling.

 

My name is Adrienne. I hail from the Uptown area of Minneapolis, Minnesota. I was fortunate enough to get to live in the same place for my entire childhood. It wasn’t until I went to Hamline University in Saint Paul, MN as a…

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Added by Adrienne Kleinman on March 26, 2011 at 4:48am — No Comments

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