Experience Lab Blog

Office Hours | Gap Semester

Join us for our next office hours session on June 5 at 5pm CST. Learn about what a Gap Semester is, why you might consider one, and what Experience Lab’s Gap Semester option is all about.

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Sunday Letters #11

Happy Sunday! Happy Mother’s Day to the moms and mother figures who are connected to all of you. I have been thinking a lot about my family a lot lately. I feel so fortunate to have a mom who’s been supportive all these years. My parents immigrated from Egypt, and my mom hoped I would […]

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Sunday Letters #10

Happy Sunday, friends. Spring is in full bloom here in Chicago. I finally got out for a long bike ride yesterday and it was glorious. Wherever you are today, I hope you can also find a way to safely be outside and take in the signs of spring. Happiness and joy can seem hard to […]

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Sunday Letters #9

Happy Sunday! Thanks to everyone who nominated a friend or graduating senior to join Experience Lab’s next cohort. It’s been awesome to see who came to mind and why you admire them. We’ll be reaching out to each student in the coming days. Also, last Tuesday, I had the chance to meet over fifty of […]

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Sunday Letters #8

Happy Sunday! I’m writing to you from the same place I’ve written the past 5 Sunday Letters. Sheltering in place has become a new normal, but it also has offered a chance to revisit our routines, relationships, and mindsets. Today, we share a couple of pieces to help you continue evolving the way you see […]

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Sunday Letters #7

First of all, for those who observe holidays this season, we’re sending you our warmest wishes. May you find moments of peace and light as you connect with loved ones. On this end, the team and I just had a great week. Last Tuesday, from places ranging from California to Lebanon, students joined us on […]

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Sunday Letters #6

Happy Sunday, I’m currently hunkering down in Chicago where I’ve deemed a corner of my home as my office. To create some sense of normalcy, I still shower every morning and get dressed as if I’m going to work. I even have a pair of shoes that I’ve scrubbed down and made my WFH shoe. […]

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Sunday Letters #5

Happy Sunday! Last week, we hosted our first virtual office hours, so many of you from around the country shared your stories and your concerns during this challenging time. Thank you! Times can be tough, but you are not alone. We are right here with you. For this week’s letter, we wanted to share some […]

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Dear College Student…

This Article was Originally published on LinkedIn by Victor Saad You’re supposed to be on spring break, or planning a summer internship, or preparing for your final months at college. Maybe your family has booked their travel for graduation and you were right in the middle of interviews for your first job. Now, all of […]

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