How to Be Successful at Your Internship

With the internship season starting soon, it is important to know a few things before you start your first day. For me, this will be my first official in-office internship, as I’ve had two virtual internships (including Get Smart!). I can’t wait to get started. Ask questions, ask questions, ask questions: Your supervisors want to [...]

A Letter to My Future Daughter Re: College

My most precious blessing, My love, here it is. The time you’ve so anxiously been waiting for these last few years is now upon you. Your college experience is about to begin and I know just how excited you are. But first, let me give you some advice. Sleep: I know just how sociable you [...]

By |April 25th, 2016|College Students, For Teens|1 Comment

Graduation is Upon Us

In less than two weeks I will be a college graduate. It feels like just yesterday that I was moving into my freshman dorm with my new roommate (my current best friend who I still live with to this day) trying to figure out the best place for our TV. And just like that, four [...]

By |April 25th, 2016|College Students|0 Comments

Get Smart and Go the Distance – Part I

What is both the best, and worst thing? Change. It means things will be different. You will be different. People will be different, and want to try different things and new experiences in new places. Whether this means moving to a different state, or country, the idea of being separated from your loved ones is [...]

Get Smart and Forgive

I will never fully understand why some people hold grudges or bad feelings toward another person. Or, in contrast, why people get so concerned and dismayed when they see you forgive someone. People can be cons; I get that. We've all given someone a chance, knowing it very well could blow up in our face [...]

Give & Get Smart with Courtney!

  These past several months I have been lucky enough to be a part of and work with the Get Smart Mentoring team. My intern experience has been nothing but incredible so far. Not only have I learned more about what the organization stands for, but I have also been able to meet amazing people [...]

Give & Get Smart with Jessie!

Since the start of the new year, I have had the incredible opportunity to intern with Get Smart Mentoring. Through this opportunity, I have been able to hone my writing skills and learn more about myself through the process. I have met some incredible women who I intern with, both from the United States and [...]

Give & Get Smart with Jaclyn!

When I started at Get Smart at the beginning of this semester, I didn’t really know what to expect to get out of it. The list of ways that Get Smart Mentoring has positively impacted me can go on and on. First of all, I met an amazing group of women around my age from [...]

By |April 20th, 2016|College Students, For Leaders & Mentors, For Teens|0 Comments

Give & Get Smart with Alexa!

Give & Get Smart from Kim

  I am a current intern for Get Smart Mentoring as of 2016. My internship experience has been nothing short of life changing. The programs and services conducted by Get Smart truly make differences in the lives of young women, and we want to continue to spread our positive messages and grow our community. Being an [...]