Top Tips for Student of Color Success: How to Overcome Imposter Syndrome

Imposter syndrome is very real and disproportionally affects students of color. Here’s a look at what it is and effective ways to combat these feelings.

by Dr. Ciera Graham
K–12 Manager, City of Seattle

Last Updated: Feb 15, 2023

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By Ailynn Infante
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How Can You Tell if An Employer Values Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace?

Diversity and inclusion in the workplace can feel like a buzz phrase, but in practice, it’s a way to make all employees feel supported and empowered to succeed at work. Some companies do the bare minimum and post pledges on …

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This Northwestern Mutual Advisor Wants to Close the Gap for People of Color in the Financial Industry

Originally from Togo, Africa, Bilal Afolabi came to Connecticut with his family when he was eight. Afolabi credits his entrepreneurial spirit to his father, a small-business owner who started his own trucking company at a young age.

“Growing up, my …

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Strategies for post-graduation success for diverse students

Navigating life post-graduation can be filled with ups and downs. For first-generation students, BIPOC, and LGBTQ+ job seekers, it’s important to know what resources are available to help you succeed as you go through adulthood. The following five strategies can …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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5 Ways Women of Color Can Prioritize Their Well-Being at Work

When I first started working in corporate America, the idea of getting my next raise, promotion, or bonus motivated me to the point that I sometimes worked 60-80 hour weeks trying to prove my worth. And while I felt validated …

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The Value of Mentorship: Creating Opportunities for People of Color

Illustrated by Marian Blair

Mentoring can play a crucial role in our professional success, and this is especially true for people of color. Due to the disparity in diversity of representation within leadership combined with a lack of access to …

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Vault Rankings in Action: The Best Law Firms for Racial & Ethnic Diversity

Increasing racial and ethnic diversity has become a primary focus within the legal industry, and the conversation has been especially at the forefront in the wake of the social justice movement sparked by the death of George Floyd. While progress …

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Labor Market Insights Announcement

Labor markets are rapidly changing with the transformation of industries. As a student, a knowledge of employment trends, skills lists, education requirements and salaries is essential to inform your career decisions, and prepare you for the job market. 

uConnect has …

By Wendy Blaettner
Wendy Blaettner Director of the Schreiner Experience
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