Made by Few Ignited My Creativity

When I signed up for the Made by Few conference, I wasn’t exactly sure what to expect. We bought our tickets before I started my job, so I wasn’t sure what my role in my host company would be or how applicable a design conference would be to me professionally. To be quite honest, I […]

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Job Interview Tips from a Recent Grad

A week before my interview with the Fellowship, I was still on a frantic search for professional clothes. My friend’s older sister had lent me an itchy pantsuit and several shirts, but nothing felt quite right. Looking at the list of companies—a blend of start-ups and corporations—I wasn’t sure how formally I should dress in […]

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Mom, I Have a Job

At the start of my senior year in college, I started really worrying about finding a job after graduation. I was a humanities major; people thought I might be a barista, move in with my parents, or just generally stay unemployed.  I wanted none of those things, so I read dozens of articles about jobs […]

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Three Things That Potpourri Taught Me

During August I got to accompany some of my fellow Arkansas Fellows on a trip to Aromatique’s headquarters and factory in Heber Springs, AR. We got the chance to speak with CEO Stephen Lawrence and COO Chad Evans about the company, it’s creation, and where Aromatique is headed in the future. Stephen and Chad even […]

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The Senior Year Job Hunt

You are sitting on your friend’s couch doing something between homework and nothing. You have a paper due in two days you have yet to write. Still, you’re pretty sure you’re going graduate, and you are much less worried about this paper due in two days than finding a job in nine months. All of […]

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Arkansas Fellows Choose Their Own Adventure

Last month, Arkansas Fellows from across the state spent the weekend in Heber Springs. When most Arkansans think of the lake town, they think of afternoons on the boat and relaxed evenings around the grill. While that was certainly a part of the weekend, we spent a sizable part of our time planning what the […]

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The “in Process-ness” Cocoon of Post-Graduation

I have learned a lot transitioning into the adventure our generation has dubbed “adulting.” The key for me though, has been the gradual and still extremely necessary acceptance of my “in process-ness.” What I mean is understanding the importance of giving myself the time and space in this major life transition to be a work […]

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Four Takeaways from Fellows’ Collective Bias Tour

Around this time a month ago, the Arkansas Fellows at Collective Bias invited other Fellows from across the state to our corporate headquarters in Rogers, AR. Collective Bias, an Inmar Company, was the first company to break into the influencer marketing space. We were also one of the first host companies to welcome an Arkansas […]

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My First Few Weeks as an Arkansas Fellow

Moving to a brand new city, alone can be a bit intimidating. I can’t lie, I was a nervous to be moving to Northwest Arkansas. I’m 3 hours away from home, and my family is my everything. However, I was excited about the journey I was preparing to embark upon —  my new job as […]

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Class 3 Fellows Farewell Mixes Cookout with Core Value

Class 3 and Class 4 of the Arkansas Fellowship gathered for a final family meal at the poolside grill of my apartment complex in Fayetteville. The first core value of the Arkansas Fellowship is to Act Like A Family, and it certainly felt like a family that Thursday night. Full disclosure: I’m getting a bit […]

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