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The Winner’s Edge: Be Like Sisyphus

The Winner’s Edge: Be Like Sisyphus

Writ­ten by: Scott Fry Steve Jobs was not suc­cess­ful because he was a pro­gres­sive thinker, an advan­ta­geous busi­ness­man, or an extra­or­di­nary per­son­al­ity. He was suc­cess­ful because he was not complacent. Sub­sti­tute any other suc­cess­ful per­son into this equa­tion, and it will ...

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Become a Legend — Day 17: Build Your Vocabulary

Become a Legend — Day 17: Build Your Vocabulary

Cham­pi­oned by: Scott Co-authored by: Nevin DAY 17: Build Your Vocab­u­lary - Learn a New Word and Use It Take note: your vocab­u­lary can be an extremely pow­er­ful asset, or your worst enemy. The way you express your­self – ver­bally — tends to define who ...

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Phone Interviews In College: Success Guide

Phone Interviews In College: Success Guide

Writ­ten by: John Lemp Phone Inter­views In Col­lege — How To Make The Cut Con­grat­u­la­tions!  You have applied to a job or intern­ship and are now being con­tacted by an employer to sched­ule a phone inter­view.  Phone inter­views are a cru­cial com­po­nent ...

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Going On A Date: Why You Should, And How To

Going On A Date: Why You Should, And How To

Writ­ten by: Nevin Part of our “Become a Leg­end in 31 Days” series, this is cov­er­ing DAY 16: Go On a Date Let me make one thing clear: the dat­ing poten­tial in col­lege – the amount of like-minded peo­ple and high con­cen­tra­tion ...

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How to Master a Career Fair in College

How to Master a Career Fair in College

Writ­ten by: John Lemp Do I have to go to the Career Fair? YES Now, that you’re armed with your resume, cover let­ter, and LinkedIn pro­file, it’s time to start net­work­ing – in per­son.  Career fairs and employer infor­ma­tion ses­sions are easy ...

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31 Days to Become a Legend Day 15: Start Cooking

31 Days to Become a Legend Day 15: Start Cooking

Cham­pi­oned by: Scott Co-authored by: Nevin Your Prover­bial Road to Culi­nary Greatness Start­ing to cook on a col­lege bud­get and sched­ule can be a tough task. Espe­cially when you have the free­dom to pick up fast food or some­thing quick on your ...

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Professional Networking with LinkedIn: College Edition

Professional Networking with LinkedIn: College Edition

Writ­ten by: John Lemp Why is Net­work­ing with LinkedIn Impor­tant in College? Face­book?  Twit­ter?  Insta­gram?  Snapchat?  Sure social media can be a fun way of con­nect­ing with friends and fel­low col­le­gians.  But, social net­work­ing can also be used to help you ...

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The Winner’s Edge: Why Details Matter

The Winner’s Edge: Why Details Matter

I get it. You’re read­ing the Leg­endary Col­le­gian to learn about how you can make your­self a bet­ter per­son, stu­dent, pro­fes­sional, a con­nois­seur of gen­tle­man­li­ness — a renais­sance man. If you’re any­thing like me, you’re over­whelmed by the count­less self-growth ...

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Valentine’s Day for the Single Man

Valentine’s Day for the Single Man

Writ­ten by: Murph Murphy’s Law – Valentine’s Day for the Sin­gle Man With a Valentine’s Day swag in your step, you approach the front door of your date’s house. You’re fully loaded with a dozen roses, an assorted box of choco­lates ...

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Nice Guys Don’t Have to Finish Last

Nice Guys Don’t Have to Finish Last

Writ­ten by: Ray­ford Nice guys don’t have to fin­ish last: A to-do list for being more assertive We’ve heard it all before, right? “Nice guys fin­ish last.” So we have two options then? Being a “Nice Guy” or “Win­ning” — are ...

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How to Be a Hero on Valentine’s Day

How to Be a Hero on Valentine’s Day

Lady in Red: Nav­i­gat­ing Through The Crazi­ness That Is Valentine’s Day… Guess what? If you have a ques­tion that needs a woman’s per­spec­tive (hint: we all do), chances are you’re not the only one. Chelsey is here to give you the ...

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A Winner Is…

A Winner Is…

Writ­ten by: Nevin What is your def­i­n­i­tion of being a winner?   Likely dif­fer­ent than mine — espe­cially when inter­pre­ta­tions can stretch far beyond the lit­eral act of win­ning some­thing. “In other words, just because you’ve won some­thing, doesn’t mean you’re ...

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Writing a Resume in College

Writing a Resume in College

Writ­ten by: John Lemp The Impor­tance of the Resume: Col­lege Edition Writ­ing a resume in col­lege can seem like a mon­u­men­tal moun­tain to climb, espe­cially if it’s your first one. Where do you even start?  Or, am I even qual­i­fied to start writ­ing ...

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31 Days to Become a Legend Day 14: Serve and Win

31 Days to Become a Legend Day 14: Serve and Win

Cham­pi­oned by: Scott Co-authored by: Nevin DAY 14:  The Serve and Win Initiative We’re chal­leng­ing you to take on at least 1 com­mu­nity ser­vice project per aca­d­e­mic term. How­ever, we know this won’t be an easy task — appar­ently vol­un­teer­ing is FROWNED upon ...

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Writing a Cover Letter in College

Writing a Cover Letter in College

Writ­ten by: John Lemp Mas­ter­ing a Pro­fes­sional Cover Let­ter: Col­lege Edition Writ­ing a cover let­ter in col­lege can be a daunt­ing task, espe­cially if it’s your first one. Where do you even start?  In the first arti­cle in the series “Learn ...

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31 Days to Become a Legend Day 13: Meet New People

31 Days to Become a Legend Day 13: Meet New People

Cham­pi­oned by: Scott Co-authored by: Nevin DAY 13: The Name of the Game is Networking Through­out your life, one of the mea­sure­ments of your suc­cess will be in how you con­nect with other peo­ple. In order to grow your net­work, you have ...

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Top 75 Workout Songs: Legendary Edition

Top 75 Workout Songs: Legendary Edition

Brought to you by the Mus­cle Fac­tory. Music is such an impor­tant part of almost everyone’s fit­ness rou­tine. Whether the tunes get you off the couch or give you the extra boost needed for that extra rep, they make a ...

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31 Days to Become a Legend Day 12: Build Your Team

31 Days to Become a Legend Day 12: Build Your Team

Cham­pi­oned by: Scott Co-authored by: Nevin DAY 12: Build Your Team of Friends, You’re Going to Need Them Think: the Jus­tice League… just more Legendary. A very impor­tant part of your col­le­giate career is the net­work of friends you can man­age to cultivate. ...

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College and Coffee: Why You Should Too

College and Coffee: Why You Should Too

Cham­pi­oned By: Nancy Nevin-Folino, MEd, RD, CSP, LD, FADA Co-authored by: Nevin Cof­fee: You Can Sleep When You’re Dead Cof­fee and the caf­feine are prob­a­bly the most talked about drinks and anti-sleep reme­dies. Black cof­fee has gone in and out of health favor over the last ...

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How to Keep Her Around

How to Keep Her Around

The Lady in Red: What you aren’t Doing that you Should Be. Guess what? If you have a ques­tion that needs a woman’s per­spec­tive (hint: we all do), chances are you’re not the only one. Chelsey is here to give you ...

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31 Days to Become a Legend Day 10: Dominate the College Diet

31 Days to Become a Legend Day 10: Dominate the College Diet

Cham­pi­oned by: Scott Co-authored by: Nevin DAY 10: Develop a Leg­endary Eat­ing Phi­los­o­phy and Take Con­trol of Your Col­lege Diet Col­lege — where the pounds you gain are not free, but easy-coming and plentiful.  Finally out on our own and all the fast ...

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The Lady in Red has a Fitness Challenge for You!

The Lady in Red has a Fitness Challenge for You!

Get fit with me and help fight child­hood obesity! Who doesn’t want a body your dream girl couldn’t resist? I am team­ing up with the Mus­cle Fac­tory to give you guys a New Year’s Res­o­lu­tion chal­lenge to help out the ...

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31 Days to Become a Legend Day 9: Learn the Art of Shaving

31 Days to Become a Legend Day 9: Learn the Art of Shaving

Cham­pi­oned by: Scott Co-authored by: Nevin DAY 9: “You clean up well.” — that’s what she said We have a rep­u­ta­tion to main­tain here, gentlemen. Sure, we could roll out of bed and con­tinue to rock the, “I haven’t shaved in a week ...

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31 Days to Become a Legend Day 8: Read to Lead

31 Days to Become a Legend Day 8: Read to Lead

Cham­pi­oned by: Scott Co-authored by: Nevin Day 8: Not All Read­ers Are Lead­ers, But All Lead­ers Are Readers Read to Lead? It’s true, Leg­ends. You want to rule this world? You’ll have to hit the books. And no, we’re not refer­ring to the 40 ...

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Legends Know Sports: Coach vs. General Manager

Legends Know Sports: Coach vs. General Manager

Writ­ten by: The Sixth Man This coach vs. gen­eral man­ager arti­cle is writ­ten in trib­ute to our friends over at insidestl.com. We wanted to thank them for their sup­port! A Debate of Prominence The front office of any sports orga­ni­za­tion, whether it ...

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31 Days to Become a Legend Day 7: Own your Finances

31 Days to Become a Legend Day 7: Own your Finances

Cham­pi­oned by: Scott Co-authored by: Nevin DAY 7: Your Money Should Be Work­ing For You, Not the Other Way Around It’s time to fight for your inde­pen­dence, col­le­gians. We don’t know what your back­ground is; maybe your school­ing is paid for, maybe ...

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31 Days to Become a Legend Day 6: Get More Involved

31 Days to Become a Legend Day 6: Get More Involved

Cham­pi­oned by: Scott Co-authored by: Nevin DAY 6: Get Involved in One or More Orga­ni­za­tions on Campus The oppor­tu­ni­ties to test your lead­er­ship skills in col­lege are end­less. As a Leg­end, we’re look­ing for you to put your­self in the best pos­si­ble ...

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31 Days to Become a Legend Day 5: Overhaul your Smart Phone Game

31 Days to Become a Legend Day 5: Overhaul your Smart Phone Game

Cham­pi­oned by: Scott Co-authored by: Nevin DAY 5: Use the Power of Phone Apps What’s that? You just got a shiny new smart phone? Let me guess, you use these appli­ca­tions on a daily/weekly basis: Face­book Mobile (self-incrimination cen­tral, but it’s cool since you ...

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31 Days to Become a Legend Day 4: Set a Fitness Plan

31 Days to Become a Legend Day 4: Set a Fitness Plan

Cham­pi­oned by: Scott Co-authored by: Nevin DAY 4: Estab­lish a Phys­i­cal Fit­ness Plan So what’s all the fuss about? I’ll tell you — your body, and every­thing inside, is the lit­eral and only rea­son you’re alive (a.k.a. — it’s impor­tant). And maybe I’m speak­ing ...

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