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Q&A: Professor Cal Newport on the Right Way to Study for Midterms

Q&A: Professor Cal Newport on the Right Way to Study for Midterms

Cal Newport, associate professor of computer science at Georgetown University, has never had a social media account in his life. The author of five self-improvement books focused on academic and career success, Newport advocates for eliminating a digital dependency to produce “deep work” — periods of intense focus undistracted by[Read More…]

by March 19, 2018 0 comments Features, News, News - Top
ALONSO: The Art of Self-Affirmation

ALONSO: The Art of Self-Affirmation

  In conjunction with the Senior Class Committee, The Hoya is pleased to present the Senior Compass Series, a platform for seniors from the Class of 2017 to reflect on their experiences at Georgetown University and detail their aspirations for life post-graduation. CLICK HERE TO READ STORY Have a reaction to this[Read More…]

by April 13, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

KANEDA: How To Be A Top Graduate Without Doing More Work

When School of Foreign Service students hear that they have to write an essay to declare their majors, their first reaction might be, “Not another paper!” Upon seeing the prompt of 250-500 words, “Oh, easy!” might be the next one. But when I read a 30-minute job, I call the[Read More…]

by February 3, 2017 3 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
COURTESY GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY GLOBAL HUMAN DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
Moderator Dave Muchow, managing partner at Muchowlaw, right, spoke with alumni entrepreneurs Jake Decicco, left, Phillip Wong and Ann Yang and Dan Berger, not pictured.

GU Alums Discuss Keys to Startup Success

Last week, alumni entrepreneurs came back to campus to offer guidance and advice to students at a panel in the Intercultural Center’s Executive Conference Room. The School of Foreign Service and Georgetown’s Global Human Development Program co-sponsored the event, which was titled “What’s It Take to Be a Hoya Entrepreneur?”[Read More…]

by October 14, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top
Jinwoo Chong\The Hoya

Overcoming Doubt One Moment at a Time

I was never supposed to come to Georgetown. My first thin letter moment — the one where your high school senior heart skips a beat and you dream of moving into Darnall Hall in a Georgetown T-shirt — ended in a rejection letter thanking me for my application and wishing[Read More…]

Danny Smith\The Hoya

After Our Trials, Success Emerges

Once I entered senior year, I felt as though I was dubbed with a flashing neon sign constantly poised directly over my head reading, “Ask me any question and receive the wisest, most well-planned response.” Amid the classic questions regarding my post-graduation plans, my new location and how I will[Read More…]

A Bold Beat Forward

A Bold Beat Forward

On Jan. 6, 2016, Nicki Minaj won Favorite Hip-Hop Artist at the People’s Choice Awards. On Jan. 7, while double-tapping the picture she posted on Instagram to announce that win, I saw a poorly-worded comment that offended my sensibilities as both a feminist and as someone who likes comprehensible sentences.[Read More…]

NGUYEN: Twitter Success Is Decieving

NGUYEN: Twitter Success Is Decieving

As we inch closer and closer to 2016, one thing that pundits have emphasized is a candidate’s Twitter success, measured by the number of followers or retweets a candidate accumulates following a debate or event. Ben Carson and Carly Fiorina scored 22,000 followers apiece after the first debate, Ted Cruz[Read More…]

by November 13, 2015 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
SHETTY & TRIVEDI: Understand Yourself To Better Serve Others

SHETTY & TRIVEDI: Understand Yourself To Better Serve Others

We think there’s something to be said about getting away —about serving others only after we’ve learned to understand ourselves. Last fall, one of us had the pleasure of meeting a young Filipino man, Rizal, in the heart of Manila. Rizal was passing through Manila en route to his home[Read More…]

by September 22, 2015 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
How I Defined a Successful Career

How I Defined a Successful Career

As I reflect on the four years I have spent in this whirlwind, I ask myself: was I successful? On a campus filled with over 7,000 undergraduate students, I don’t think I have the energy, nor my fingers the stamina, to write all their varied goals down. It is safe[Read More…]

by May 14, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top