Proposal Writing Student Notes

Advice for New Students

Advice for New Students

“Why didn’t someone tell me about that sooner?” Have you ever heard a friend say that with the utmost of exasperation? As I prepare to graduate, there are many things I’ve considered that I would recommend to a new student here at George Mason.

Effective Team Communication and Project Management Planning

Effective Team Communication and Project Management Planning

Learning how to communicate effectively when taking part of a group project or team effort is essential to the success of the final product. Take a look at the tips and tricks below that are aimed at supporting positive team communication and facilitating an effective working relationship.

When is a “Student” Not a “Student”?

When is a “Student” Not a “Student”?

When a university president asks this question, it seems like there should be a quick and simple answer. But, based on my experience as an enrollment professional at a Virginia public higher education institution, the president will likely receive conflicting answers from different offices across the university.

Can You Get a Job in the Proposal Industry?

Can You Get a Job in the Proposal Industry?

Recent graduates and students interested in the field of proposal writing/management might wonder what types of opportunities are currently available to entry-level or experienced professionals.

“Shredding” Assignment Sheets: Preparing Proposal Students

“Shredding” Assignment Sheets: Preparing Proposal Students

Attention to detail and dedication to compliance is one tool I can put in my students’ writing kit before they head into the professional world. If I can encourage a practice of “shredding” assignment sheets—that’s one small way I can contribute to the shaping of future proposal writers.

Networking in a Virtual World

Networking in a Virtual World

With in-person interactions on hold for the foreseeable future, it’s important to know what online networking resources are out there. Here are some ways to connect with the world from your home office.

Adjusting to a New Proposal Writing Job in Quarantine

Adjusting to a New Proposal Writing Job in Quarantine

Any new career comes with stress and the unknown, and proposal writing is no different. And amidst a novel pandemic and subsequent lockdown, the struggles pile on for anyone trying to learn the ins and outs of being a proposal writer.