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Krasi Shapkarova

Krasi is Carey the Torch's Editor-in-Chief and also represents the Career Development Office in Washington, D.C., working with students on career exploration and development. Krasi holds a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from the University of Houston-Clear Lake and a Master of Arts in International Human Rights from the University of Denver.


4 Local Career Fairs for Carey Students

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Many career fair attendees believe that getting a job is the only favorable outcome of a career fair; while that would be amazing, securing a job or an internship is,...


Alumni Profile: Shuyu Luo

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Earlier this week, Christy Murray, Director of Global Engagement for the Career Development Office at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, reflected on her most recent trip to China and...

Monday Motivation

The Challenge of Being Yourself

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“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.“ Ralph Waldo Emerson As a university career coach, I often hear...

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Becoming Resilient

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“Don’t you worry about me. I’ll always come out on top.” Astrid Lindgren, Pippi Longstocking When I was growing up, Pippi Longstocking was my heroine. She wore mismatched, colorful clothes,...

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Problem-Solving Attitude

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“The problem is not the problem; the problem is your attitude about the problem.” Captain Jack Sparrow Experienced climbers know that when faced with a challenging route, feeling defeated before...

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Not Choosing Is a Choice

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“If you choose not to decide, you still have made a choice.” Rush, Freewill Making decisions is difficult. And making those that impact one’s future career and life are often...

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Mentor Boost, Anyone?

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“Learning sometimes occurs because someone insists that you recognize the excellence in yourself.” Rita Pierson I am a learner. And I am also a mentor. As a mentor, I strive...

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Original Doesn’t Have to Be New

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“An original idea. That can’t be too hard. The library must be full of them.” Stephen Fry Creativity is in. Innovation and originality are what employers look for. Diversity in...

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A Life Well-Lived

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“I cannot pretend I am without fear. But my predominant feeling is one of gratitude. I have loved and been loved; I have been given much and I have given...