8 Easy Ways to Make a Strong First Impression

8 Easy Ways to Make a Strong First Impression Become a champion at the art of chit-chat. By Quora, Syndicated from Inc. What are your tricks to start a conversation with a stranger? originally appeared on Quora– the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Answer by Nelson Wang, Founder of, on Quora: When […]

Andrea Stachniewicz – Columbia University

Andrea Stachniewicz is a New York native and proud Columbia University alumni. Holding a Masters of Education in Counseling Psychology, Andrea prides herself in helping others to lead meaningful and fulfilling lives. Andrea is a Mental Health Counselor at a non for profit organization in the greater New York area. As a Mental Health Counselor, […]

TIPS for Networking

1. Dress to Impress We encourage all of our TIPS members to dress in their best business casual, unless, of course, the event is themed (i.e. Halloween, The White Party, The Black & White Gala). 2. Bring a Friend It’s always easier to mix and mingle when you have a pal with you. Most of […]

Emily Tepe – Princeton

International recording artist IVA (Emily Tepe), a proud Princeton alum, is returning to the World Cafe Live Philadelphia on Thursday, April 30th to celebrate her new album, LEAP. IVA was first trained as a classical singer and shifted from opera to pop thanks to an appearance on NBC’s Late Night with Conan O’Brien. Billboard Magazine remarked […]

Joey Cofone – Seton Hall University + School of Visual Arts ’13

Joey Cofone (pictured right) is Co-founder of Baron Fig and an award-winning graphic designer based in New York City. His work has been featured in Fast Company, Bloomberg, Quartz, Mashable, and PRINT, among other publications. Joey is the current 1st place winner of the American Institute of Graphic Arts’ (AIGA) biennial design competition, Command X. He holds a […]