Welcome to BobaNews! Every month, we have a team of writers who will share tips and inspiration to help you navigate life and your career as a student. Please share your questions and ideas here to help us understand which topics you’re interested in.
Picking the right clubs to join can play a huge part in your overall college experience, including your personal and professional development!
Read on to discover 4 types of clubs you should join to make the most out of your college life!
Don’t wait until after graduation to start building your professional network.
Follow these tips to start connecting with professionals in your field today.
How to Approach LinkedIn in a Balanced Way When You’re Going Crazy From Comparing Yourself to Others
Feeling left behind on LinkedIn? Don’t compare yourself to others! Instead, focus on your own journey and utilize LinkedIn to network and find job opportunities.
Read more to learn about a balanced approach to LinkedIn.
The college journey is a rollercoaster and you may already have expectations for the next few years. It’s easy to get caught up in getting everything perfect: the perfect major, perfect internship, perfect GPA, and perfect job. But there are times when you need to reframe your thoughts and expectations. Don’t be afraid to pivot and reach out to a BobaTalks mentor if you’re feeling stuck.
Read how your major does not make or break your college experience or career
The college freshman year can be a wild ride. One minute you’re excited to be on your own, and the next you’re overwhelmed by all the possibilities ahead. It’s normal to feel a little uncertain about your future… Keep an open mind, go at your own pace, and embrace the exploration of your passions and interests. Oh, and remember that BobaTalks mentors are here for you!
Learn 5 best practices for making the most of your first year in college!
With the internet being this great abyss of knowledge, finding what fits your needs as a student can be hard. However, there are 6 magical tools that every student must try out, from developing in-demand work skills via LinkedIn Learning to organizing your life with Notion.
Find out what resources will help you maximize your time as a student!
Networking is an important skill at every point of your career. As a student, it can be nerve-wracking to put yourself out there and reach out to other people online or in-person. By showing genuine interest and being respectful to others, you can start building your network and creating meaningful connections.
Check out these 3 LinkedIn tips for networking as a student!
Meet the team behind the words
Karen is a career developer who has helped thousands of people through kkarenism.com and currently works as a Communications Manager @ Microsoft.
Gillian is a digital intern at a PR agency who loves games, anime, D&D, and spending time with friends!
Chloe is a 4th-year Sociology and Economics student from Vancouver, Canada. She is a k-drama enthusiast and loves to drink bubble tea!
Guanyi is a second-year student from New Jersey, studying computer science at Princeton University. Avid foodie, napper, and drama watcher :))
Brianna is an English Literature & Political Science student at the University of Central Florida. She is a Disney lover and avid reader!
Pooja is an early career digital marketing creative with a passion for helping others and making an impact. She loves learning and spends her time listening to finance or business podcasts, reading self-help and personal growth books, and browsing LinkedIn to be in touch with what’s going on in the world (such as AI!).