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How to Price Design Work

Charles Arrington ’21 (PWR) Freelance writing and design is a great source of income for those in the field of PWR. It allows for working on your own schedule, setting your own rates, and most importantly, doing what you love. However, getting started as a freelance writer is no small task. You must consider where to advertise your services and … Continue Reading

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How the Time-Value Prioritization Funnel can help you during your college career

Myrta Santana ’21 (PWR & ARH) I have always struggled with prioritizing my tasks, be it in school, work, or just personal pleasures. I manage to get everything done in the end, but sometimes the work that I do is not the best I could offer. When looking for skill advancement trainings, I considered looking at more design-oriented tutorials, but … Continue Reading

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Mad Men in the Digital Space: How additional courses on running ad campaigns can benefit PWR students

Angela Myers ’21 (PWR) I decided to complete a Google Ads course because one of my clients asked me to run a Google Ads campaign, and it could be a useful skill to know as a future digital marketer. Whenever I have conversations with those in the digital marketing space, they always warn me away from running Google Ads; it’s … Continue Reading

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InDesign 2020 Essential Training on LinkedIn Learning

Abby Fuller ’21 (PWR & ENG:CRW)   This year I had the opportunity to serve as Editor-in-Chief for Colonnades Literary and Art Journal, Elon University’s student run organization that publishes student work in visual art, fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Although I served as a Co-Nonfiction Editor the previous school year, the new job of Editor-in-Chief required a lot of new … Continue Reading

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Crafting a Beer Brand: Getting to the heart of what makes a successful craft beer identity

Charles Ross Arrington (Mentor: Dr. Jessie L. Moore) This project focuses on the process behind designing visuals and devising technical writing pieces for craft beer branding. It takes research from information design and the social rhetorics of craft beer. Here I combine what I have learned through research and four years of studying PWR at Elon through designing my own … Continue Reading

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Anti-Diet Elon: A Digital Eating Disorder Recovery

Abigail R Fuller (Mentor: Dr. Jessie L Moore) This research centers around the question of what triggers female college students who currently have or are in recovery from an eating disorder. Eating disorders are extremely prevalent on college campuses and through the research, I was able to better understand what is triggering disordered eating and potential relapses and how to … Continue Reading

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If These Books Could Talk: App Concept Based on the Understanding Young Adults Perceptions of Reading and Their Reading Habits

Myrta C. Santana Santini (Mentor: Dr. Jessie Moore) This project is meant to create a validating and safe space in reading for individuals that have different sets of obstacles between themselves and reading, be it a language barrier, being neurodivergent, or struggling with their mental health, things that might have an effect in your reading habits or lack thereof. The … Continue Reading

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Generation Entrepreneur: The First Business Podcast By and For GenZ

Angela Dawn Myers (Mentor: Dr. Jessie L. Moore) This study examined the necessary skills for entrepreneurs and freelancers to successfully run a business. In 2019, over 35% of the American workforce identified as freelancers  (Poefeldt, 2019). It’s predicted over half the workforce could be freelancers within the next decade, something commonly referred to as the rise of the gig economy … Continue Reading

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Is Finance for you?

By Nicholas Teitler What is Finance? Finance is the management of money and includes activities like investing, borrowing, lending, budgeting, saving, etc. There are various amounts of professions involved in the finance field, such as being a Chief Financial Officer, Financial Analysts, Loan Officers, Personal Financial Advisors, and many more. Jobs in the finance field are continuing to grow at … Continue Reading

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Insurance: See How One of the Most Lucrative Industries in the World Can Work For You

by James Silk The Insurance Industry is in a crisis. Despite being one of the most lucrative industries in the country, the average age of an employee is 65. The industry is looking for young, qualified workers. The industry provides flexible working hours, the ability to move up in a company, and the opportunity to work with hundreds of different … Continue Reading

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