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Meet the Team: Rachel Davis

Rachel Davis is our career accelerator program (CAP) advisor. She holds a Master's in Higher Education from Louisiana State University (LSU). While a graduate student, she worked as a teaching assistant for Strategic Career Development and as a graduate assistant on the Job Search team at the Louisiana State University Olinde Career Center. After graduating in 2016, she... Continue reading Meet the Team: Rachel Davis
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The AAP Welcomes 25 New Jayhawks to the University of Kansas

On January 4th, our new Jayhawks arrived on campus to move into their new homes on Daisy Hill. Students arrived from China, Vietnam, Nigeria, Indonesia, Pakistan, Iran, Saudi Arabia, and India.  Orientation leaders helped the students move into their rooms with a linen pack of necessities and guided them around their room to make sure... Continue reading The AAP Welcomes 25 New Jayhawks to the University of Kansas
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Catching up with CAP – A Lesson on LinkedIn

At this week’s CAP meeting, students built profiles on LinkedIn, a professional social media platform. LinkedIn is a tool we have mentioned in previous posts, but this session gave students an introduction to building a good profile. Having a LinkedIn profile is a major key to success in any job or internship search. During the CAP session,... Continue reading Catching up with CAP – A Lesson on LinkedIn
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Lessons from Saleh AlAmeri’s Progression Ceremony Speech

Progression ceremonies are a bittersweet time for the KU Academic Accelerator Program, because they mean saying goodbye to students as they move into their sophomore year at KU.  But they can also be a time of celebration; and to speak for the student's, Student Leadership Council President, Saleh AlAmeri, addressed the ceremony attendees with a short... Continue reading Lessons from Saleh AlAmeri’s Progression Ceremony Speech
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CAP: Academic Learning as a KU Student

Academic Learning One of the first dimensions of The Career Advancement Program (CAP) is the Academic Learning program. Academic Learning helps you connect your academics to a career in the real world by exploring the practice and process to becoming a successful professional. Using the T-shaped model is one way you can begin to develop... Continue reading CAP: Academic Learning as a KU Student
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KU AAP Goes to a Royals Baseball Game (Video)

Baseball, a great American pastime, is something Kansas City knows more than a little about. As the second best baseball team in the country, going to Kansas City for a Royals baseball game is almost a no-brainer. Watch KU AAP students yell and holler as the Royals take on the Pirates at Kauffman Stadium. Royals Baseball Game If... Continue reading KU AAP Goes to a Royals Baseball Game (Video)
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JayBreak: Picture Perfect, Featuring Saleh AlAmeri (Video)

Ever wondered what Jayhawks do when they are not in class? In this week's JayBreak, watch as Saleh demonstrates his passion for photography and showcases some his best pictures of KU's campus! Picture Perfect  Want to see more videos of Lawrence and KU? Watch our students' trip to Mass Street! {{cta('e0675de2-7c91-45d4-8548-db5281b9a4a1')}} Continue reading JayBreak: Picture Perfect, Featuring Saleh AlAmeri (Video)