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Collegepreneur- Successful Side Hustles for College Students

  If there was a group of individuals that could, on average, use extra income, it would be the college student. From housing, books and meal plans, the college years can be quite expensive. Should you find yourself in need of some extra funds, there are many ways to make some money in your spare […]

How to answer those frequently asked interview questions: Where do you see yourself in five years & Tell me about yourself?

Whether you have an interview for an upcoming internship or new job or an interview is in your near future,  like most people, you may be nervous about this impending appointment. The pressure, the dress code and those infamous questions: Where do you see yourself and tell me about yourself? Employers like to ask about […]

Transiting Back to In-person

As colleges and universities around the country begin to offer more in-person classes, students are facing the prospect of returning to classrooms. This news may receive mixed emotions, as some have grown accustomed to virtual learning, some are severely concerned about the new Delta variant of the COVID-19 virus while others may be relieved to […]

CPT Board Member Spotlight: Getting to Know Andrea P. Perry

The NASBA Center for the Public Trust (CPT) staff recently sat down for a chat with its newest board member, Andrea P. Perry, Esq. Perry, a 2021 Nashville Business Journal Best of the Bar award recipient, is a member and attorney with Bone McAllester Norton PLLC, in Nashville, TN. She concentrates her practice in the […]

Stop Wasting Time- Tips to Stay Productive (Even at home in your pajamas!)

Now that we are spending more time in our homes, our schedules have changed, and we have had to adjust. Epitomizing productivity is at the top of most of our to-dos. But how do you stay on track when your day has become a lot more flexible? How do you prioritize tasks? One good way […]

StudentCPT Programs You May Not Even Know Exist: How to Get Involved This Upcoming Semester

Hey students! Do you feel “stuck”? Are you looking for more out of your college experience? Set yourself apart from others as an ethical leader this upcoming semester with the following NASBA Center for the Public Trust (CPT) StudentCPT program offerings. StudentCPT Chapter Program Join the StudentCPT chapter on your campus! StudentCPT chapter members attend […]

Turn That Internship into a Potential Job With These 3 Tips!

At 16, I decided that one day I was going to move to Nashville and work in the country music industry. No, not as a singer like you may think, but as an entertainment reporter! One day, I gathered the confidence to call a well-known country television station and shared my dream of interviewing country […]

Ways to Unplug

With everything that has occurred this past year and continues to unfold, you may be feeling a bit stressed. That is perfectly normal. The NASBA Center for the Public Trust (CPT) values positive mental health practices and encourages our students and members to take time to care for their well-being. If you are feeling overwhelmed […]

Importance of Having a Mentor or Sponsor

Amid coronavirus concerns, the message relayed to those around the world is essentially, “we are all in this together.” We are not alone. Everyone is doing the best they can to carry-on and continue striving for excellence. This is a very powerful message – we are all in this together. Even in the worst of […]

Soft Skills – What Are They and Why Are They Important?

Let us begin at the beginning. Soft skills are desirable qualities for certain forms of employment that do not depend on acquired knowledge: they include common sense, the ability to deal with people, and a positive flexible attitude. In other words, a soft skill is your ability to relate and work with others. Whereas a […]