College Application Tips, Plus Size Mannequins, How to Ace an Interview, Making the Transition to College, Job Search Success, How Smiling Affects Us

The Lisa Show - Radio Archive, Episode 331

  • Dec 30, 2019 3:00 pm
  • 1:38:53 mins

College Application Tips (0:00:00) Our high school seniors are beginning to seriously start thinking—and stressing about their college applications. It seems like applying for college has become a virtual version of the hunger games these days. We know our kids are great, of course, but how can we help them really display their greatness so that college admissions will see it as well? Here to help us understand how to build good college applications is Kris Tina Carlston, advisor and application expert.  Plus Size Mannequins and Size Inclusive Activewear (0:15:19) As we are well-aware, our society glorifies thin bodies, often to an unattainable extreme. The truth is, even in the world of athletes, not all bodies fall into this category, which means shopping for active wear can be harder for some than others. Certain brands, such as Nike, have recently come out with a wider range of sizes in active wear so that everyone can find something to work out in. Nadra Nittle is a journalist who has written a series of articles about size inclusive fashion. We’ve invited her on the show to discuss this important new advancement in the activewear industry.  How to Ace an Interview (0:32:38) Is there anything more nerve-wracking than a job interview? With your potential future on the line, it’s easy to get nervous. But it’s less so when you prepare and know what to expect. Rebecca Francoline is a certified professional in Human Resources with over 15 years of HR and recruiting experience, and she joins us to share exactly what that interviewer’s looking for during your interview, and how to impress them. Making the Transition to College (0:49:21) The new school year is about to start and transitioning to college is one of the scariest things someone can do. Living on your own, making new friends, and navigating a huge campus with new classes is intimidating, but what if it doesn’t have to be that hard or scary? Mark Beal is the author of 101 Lessons They Never Taught You In High School About Going To College, a book about how to transition from high school to college. He joins us to talk about how to make this as easy as possible. Job Search Success (1:03:11) Whether you just graduated from college, got laid off, or are just looking for a change of pace... looking for a job can be daunting. Finding something you like with the right pay in the right location with the right hours that you’re actually qualified for can be a long, discouraging process. But we’re going to give you some tips to lessen the stress and unlock the secrets of job searching. Mark Beal is the author of Career In Transition: 101 Lessons To Achieve Job Search Success. He joins us to tell us how to make the search easier and more successful. How Smiling Affects Us (1:24:39) It’s been said that when you smile, the whole world smiles back at you but why is that? Dr. Mike Brooks is a licensed psychologist. He’s with us to talk about how smiling can affect us and others.