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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.

Monday Motivation

Mind Your Mind

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“Treat your mind like your money; don’t waste it.” Sophia Amoruso There is no doubt: the human mind is fascinating. And there is much a person can achieve when she...

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Quit Waiting and Start Doing

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“It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.“ Leonardo da...

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Travel. Experience. Grow.

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“A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” Oliver Wendell Holmes More often than not, significant learning happens outside the traditional...

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Read to Know Thyself

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“We read books to find out who we are. What other people, real or imaginary, do and think and feel… is an essential guide to our understanding of what we...


MBA CSEA Conference

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Last week, 10 members of the Carey CDO team attended the 2015 MBA CSEA Global Conference and spent four days connecting  with career professionals and employers from across the country...

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Keep Calm and Fail On

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“Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but of playing a poor hand well.” Robert Louis Stevenson No matter how hard you try, sometimes, things will not work...

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To Dream Is to Plan

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“Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.” Gloria Steinem In a fast-paced and results-oriented world, those who...

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Be Brave and Listen

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“Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.” Winston Churchill Courage has been viewed as the quality...

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“Imagination is not only the uniquely human capacity to envision that which is not, and therefore that fount of all invention and innovation. In its arguably most transformative and revelatory...

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“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away...