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The Blue & Gray Press | May 23, 2019

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Older students need community on campus

April 25, 2019 |

Staff Writer
Nearly 70 percent of the students here at UMW are between 18 and 21 years old, which is considered the “normal” age range for undergraduates. 17 percent of students follow closely behind at 22-24. The remaining 13 percent of students are outside of that range, including myself. Read More

Facebook poses potential threat to future employment

December 1, 2010 |


As students begin job-hunting in a competitive era of high unemployment and more college graduates, they try to present themselves in the best light possible—high grade point averages, involvement in extracurricular activities and volunteer … Read More

Single, White Unemployed Female: Pick Majors Based on Your Interests, not on Job Opportunities

January 28, 2010 |

“Oh,…that’s…nice,” “Are you planning on teaching?”, and my personal favorite, “What are you going to do with THAT?” Though I have tremendous respect for anyone who wants to become a teacher, people make it seem as though it’s my only … Read More

Young Women Should Seek Mentors

February 21, 2008 |

By ALYSSA BEST Guest Columnist

Thousands of smart young women are are settling into their final semester at America’s top colleges and universities without a clue of how to get a job after graduation.

Six years ago, I was one … Read More