What I Learned From My Work Experience

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In May I had started an internship for a company called Centerplate. I was hired to take on a manager in training roll at their Belmont Racetrack location. I oversaw their restaurants and catered events throughout the whole track. The number of people we served changed from day to day and could be anywhere between 20 people to 5,000 people. Throughout the time working there I learned valuable skills as to how to effectively manage employees and how to take care of the workplace. After wor...


As a college student with no money and the drive to never be home, I was always conflicted on what I could do that was cheap and kept me out of the house for a while. Living on Long Island can be even more of a problem with most things being just a little too expensive. Although there are places that hold events certain nights of the week, like Two Dollar Tuesday bowling or Dave and Busters half prices games on Wednesdays. There isn’t a lot to do any day at any time but that was until ...

Suicide Prevention & Awareness

All too often you come across a headline along the lines of “College Student Committed Suicide.” Sadly, at this time in our lives, most can relate to the article in some way. Since the 1950s, suicide rates among young adults, ages 15-24, have tripled. It is the second most common cause of death in this age group. The numbers are especially high among college students. With 6% of undergraduates and 4% of graduates who have seriously considered an attempt to end their life. 1.5 out of every 100...