Rachel Reardon

Rachel works with some of the coolest marketers, designers, and writers around to help Mango look and sound its best. She loves bold colors, old books, the Montréal metro, and Star Trek. She has conflicting feelings about the Oxford comma.

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Helping Students Prepare Graduate School Applications for 2016

By Rachel Reardon |   Oct 12, 2015 4:58:51 PM

While the academic year may have just begun, now is the time for undergraduate seniors planning on continuing their education to start the application process for graduate school. Between studying for the LSAT, MCAT, GRE and the multitude of other entrance exams, writing personal statements and gathering letters of recommendation, the application process can be fairly intense. Add that to the coursework and extracurriculars students already have on their plate and it’s easy to see how overwhelming applying for graduate school can be.

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Learning Through Student Employment: How to Make a Job at Your Library an Educational Experience

By Rachel Reardon |   Oct 12, 2015 11:49:42 AM

At many universities, on campus jobs are like Willy Wonka’s golden tickets - they’re rare to come across and highly coveted by those searching for them. And why wouldn’t they be? Often boasting flexible scheduling that works around class time, on campus jobs keep students close to the academic buildings while offering a great way to make some extra spending money between econ 140 and chem 202.

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Celebrating Autumn Abroad

By Rachel Reardon |   Sep 30, 2015 10:21:00 AM

In the United States, the seasonal shift from summer to autumn is an exciting time. While many are sad to say goodbye to the warm weather and abundant sunshine, the list of fun fall activities, like apple picking and pumpkin carving, are enough to keep us happy until after the holidays.

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Keeping Students Active and Learning Over Fall Break

By Rachel Reardon |   Sep 28, 2015 8:07:00 AM

By the time October rolls around, students across campus are in want (and some in need) of a short break. After spending the previous six weeks getting back into the routine of class, internships, activities and studying, a few days off feels like a precious gift.  And with midterms just around the corner, Fall break couldn’t come at a better time. The extra-long weekend is a great chance for students to make a quick trip home, relax or catch up on some of the Descartes reading they’ve put off since the third week of the semester. So how can your library motivate students both on and off campus to make the most of their Fall break? Take a look at a few of our suggestions below.

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Relocation: Make it a Family Matter

By Rachel Reardon |   Feb 20, 2015 6:00:12 AM

Excited to move to a new location for your job, but overwhelmed by the possibilities it provides for you and your family? Relocation isn’t always easy, but making sure that your family is settled is crucial for success. In the 2014 Global Mobility Policy and Practices Survey conducted by Cartus, 61% of human-resource professionals responded that a family’s inability to adapt to a new location is one of the top three reason assignments may fail. Family difficulties learning a new language and culture are cited as the leading source of trouble in relocation. No need to feel down. At Mango, we recognize your challenges, and we’re here to help.

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Three Reasons Why Language and Culture Matter in Reassignment

By Rachel Reardon |   Feb 5, 2015 6:07:32 PM

The chance to work in a foreign country offers incredible opportunities to any employee: it’s a chance to move up the career ladder, gain new skills, and reinvent yourself as the cool cat you were never able to be at home. But it can also be daunting thinking about moving to a new country. Learning the language is a huge help in making reassignment easier, but that’s only one part of the solution. Getting acclimated to the culture is just as important. Here are three reasons why language and culture matter in reassignment.

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Mango Languages Named Top Workplace Achiever by Detroit Free Press, As Voted By Employees

By Rachel Reardon |   Dec 10, 2014 5:18:49 PM

Mango Languages has been selected as one of the Detroit Free Press’s Top Workplaces as a Workplace Achiever. This award recognizes Mango’s commitment to providing an outstanding workplace for all of its employees.

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17 new specialty courses, hot off the presses.

By Rachel Reardon |   Oct 29, 2014 7:00:05 AM

Looking to learn something new? Mango’s specialty courses celebrate world cultures and dive into unique interests with short, easy lessons for new learners and seasoned experts alike.

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Language, Culture, and Halloween Costumes for Your Littlest Patrons

By Rachel Reardon |   Oct 16, 2014 4:16:56 PM

Halloween is here, and kids around the globe are scrambling to come up with the greatest costume ever. Whether they’re prepping for the library’s Halloween story time, trick or treating, or the neighborhood Halloween party, the pressure is on to dress to impress. So we’ve rounded up our top picks for costumes that are as awesome as they are educational.

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By Rachel Reardon |   Aug 30, 2014 12:23:58 PM

Introducing our new one-time purchase model.

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