Wednesday Wrap-Up: Sara’s Guide to Adulting

Every week at Praxis, participants and alumni gather for Praxis Wednesdays, weekly group sessions designed to hone intellectual ability and build practical skills applicable to the professional world. These sessions cover everything from academic subjects — philosophy, history, and economics — to technical skills participants can use in their careers — such as writing, marketing,…

3 Reasons Why You Should Learn Out Loud

You’re in the middle of an interesting online course. You just started reading a fascinating new book. You stayed up all night watching a series of talks by a provocative lecturer. Nobody knows. It’s a secret between you and your brain. One day, however, you’re going to surprise everyone. Maybe you’ll make an appearance on…

Making Early-Career Salary Negotiations Enjoyable and Effective

Salary negotiations usually lead to a lot of needless stress and anxiety, especially for young professionals working at early to mid-stage startups. For young professionals, their first time discussing salary leads to a little panic, paranoia, and antagonism. They have had minimal guidance and preparation, zero first-hand experience, and it’s easy for them to lose…