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Read profiles about Asian American leaders and get practical suggestions for your own career.

Staying Sane During College Application Season

Staying Sane During College Application Season

When I was nine years old, I stood on the lawn of Stanford University. I was in awe of the university’s beauty. I did not know yet of its prestige or that it demanded the best out of admitted students. I only saw these Spanish-style buildings, people conversing about...

Lessons From a High School Entrepreneur

Lessons From a High School Entrepreneur

Tina Xia is a senior at Walt Whitman High School in Bethesda, Maryland. At age 17, she is already the founder of a profitable small business, Qualitrusty. Mochi talked with her about what she’s learned since starting her e-commerce company last year, and her advice to...

Nicole Chung’s Memoir on Growing up an Adopted Korean American

Nicole Chung’s Memoir on Growing up an Adopted Korean American

Thank you for the kind and wonderful notes and photos and shares today. I spent the whole day with my sister, I saw my book out on bookstore shelves, I ate delicious home-cooked Korean food for dinner, I went for two good long walks, and my inbox is filled with...

5 Easy, Realistic Ways to Cut the Clutter in Your Life

5 Easy, Realistic Ways to Cut the Clutter in Your Life

A clean workspace leads to better productivity—or at least that’s what [getty src="85430096" width="507" height="338" tld="com"]No, sticking a Buddha from Pier One in your garden is not feng shui. Feng shui is an ancient Chinese philosophy and practice that revolves...

It’s Never Too Early to Start Saving for Retirement. Here’s How

It’s Never Too Early to Start Saving for Retirement. Here’s How

“Save this for a rainy day.” It’s a phrase we’ve all heard from relatives as they hand over a red envelope or a birthday card with a shiny check. We smile, nod our heads in blind agreement, and quickly spend what we were supposed to save.For most teenagers,...

5 Easy Skills That Will Improve Any Resume

5 Easy Skills That Will Improve Any Resume

In this day and age of job-hopping and career searching, it’s beneficial to include universal skills on your resume. Talents that transcend fields and apply to multiple jobs open up more doors for you as an employee, and studies suggest managers are more likely to...

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