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A great GPA score usually signals the difference between meeting requirements for prestigious programs and scholarships - or not. It also decides the honors you get on graduation day, which go a long way toward distinguishing your degree from others in the world of work. In fact, one human resource management lecturer with 20 years [...]
This is the second time (first time is here) I have written about these burgers. Still haven’t quite figured them out because they remain too soft to fry. They are completely vegan and taste more like falafel than a veggie burger. They are super yummy and we had a lot of luck with them in the oven (broil is your friend).
Zucchini Quinoa Burgers
1 clove garlic, minced
1 cup onion, chopped finely
1 1/2 cup zucchini, grated
1/2 cup pumpkin seeds
3/4 teaspoons sea salt, plus more to taste
Black pepper to taste
1 1/2 cup cooked chickpeas
1 cup cooked quinoa
2/3 cups water
2 tablespoons dijon mustard
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon dill
1 tablespoon oregano
1 teaspoon paprika
Heat some olive oil in a pan. Saute onion and garlic until tender. Add zucchini, and continue to saute until zucchini is cooked through…
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I’ve had a bit of a lifestyle change since I last checked in here on the blog: I’ve arrived in Budapest, Hungary to study abroad for the semester! This past week has felt like a whirlwind, and I’m excited to share it all with you.
Upon arriving last Sunday (one week ago), I was jetlagged, exhausted, and overwhelmed. So many unknowns faced me, which was simultaneously exciting and stressful. Upon arriving at the airport, I met my lovely tandem partner (a student from Hungary who is here to help me along the way). I began unpacking in the dorm, met my roommates, and explored the city for a bit that night. My friends and I found a small pizza place only 3 minutes from my dorm selling huge slices of pizza priced at less than $1 each!! I have a feeling we’ll be visiting this place a lot…
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As college graduates, when we finally start the job hunting process, we all have the same complaint: everyone wants candidates with way more experience than we have! Academic credentials are just not enough; not even first class honors guarantee a fair shot at your dream job. So how do you land that dream job? --- or at [...]