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Harvard career advisor | UC Berkeley faculty |
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Gorick has spoken at some of the world’s most recognized companies, educational institutions, and nonprofits, empowering students and professionals to take control of their careers and arming leaders and educators with tools to level the playing field for talent of all backgrounds.Learn About Gorick's Speaking
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My advice for the Class of 2023: Become your own professor in the school of life.
To “become your own professor” is to commit to the pursuit of self-development even when it looks completely different from how you’ve spent the last decade and a half. Society has set a low bar. Do just a bit more than the bare minimum and you’ll already be ahead—and will continue to stay ahead.
Tips for Leading a Successful Book Club Discussion
Learn how to facilitate effective book club discussions, including how to structure your meetings, how to encourage participation, and how to conduct icebreakers.
An Open Letter to First-Generation Students During College Decision Season
As college decision day nears, many students are asking themselves the same questions: How do I pick which college to go to? What makes one college better than another? How can I make an informed decision about my future, especially if no one in my family has pursued a higher education before? Harvard career adviser and Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author Gorick Ng offers advice for first-generation and/or low-income students navigating the college decision process.
10 ways to stay productive if your summer plans have been derailed
Did your summer internship offer get withdrawn? Did your study abroad plans get canceled? Did the start date of your full-time job get pushed back? Here are 10 options for staying productive this summer.