DC’s Harbinger of Spring: The National Cherry Blossom Festival

If you’re looking forward to welcoming spring (and who isn’t?), consider yourself lucky. As a Thompson-Markward Hall resident, you’re at the epicenter of one of the nation’s most beloved spring celebrations, the National Cherry Blossom Festival. The breathtaking beauty of more than 3,500 cherry trees in bloom in the nation’s capital is the crowning glory […]

5 Top Tips for Job Hunting in DC

If you’re hoping to land a job in DC, the nation’s capital offers several career paths, including some in Washington’s power corridors. As is the case nationwide, the coronavirus pandemic has affected some job seekers’ prospects in D.C. Still, a new list by U.S. News & World Report shows that D.C. ranks eighth among U.S. […]

Rock Your Internship! 7 Tips to Being an Awesome Intern

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Congratulations! You’ve landed an internship. Hopefully, it’s the internship of your dreams. Still, even if it isn’t, it’s an excellent opportunity to gain valuable experience, make connections, and get a clearer idea of the job you may want in the future.  Studies show that people who have internship experience are more likely to be hired […]

Beyond the Beaten Path- DC’s Unusual Attractions

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Nine Unique Places to Visit There’s no shortage of attractions to explore and things to experience in and around the nation’s capital. It’s a city with a little bit of everything to please history buffs, foodies, and culture lovers. But the city also hosts numerous lesser-known places worthy of sightseeing adventures—some unusual, some whimsical, and […]

Make the Most of Living in DC

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World-class museums, delicious global cuisine, endless outdoor adventures, and shopping excursions fit for royalty (and you may even rub shoulders with them) all make the nation’s capital a great place to live. The expression “Good things come in small packages” captures this small (only about 68 square miles), thriving city. Whether you call the capital […]