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KENT, Ohio (AP) - Kent State University employees hoping to help students look more professional for potential job meetings have created a boutique to collect dressier attire and offer it to them for free.

The Akron Beacon Journal reports (http://bit.ly/2niG5fL ) the KSU Career Closet is housed in the lower level of the school's new Women's Center and is open to anyone in possession of a Kent State student ID card.

Four women on staff at Kent State came up with the idea for the clothes closet following a recent career fair on campus. The shop will hold a major donation drive March 20-24 to replenish its stock of professional wear.

In addition to clothing, the boutique also offers tip sheets with advice for students on how to best present themselves to potential employers.

Information from: Akron Beacon Journal, http://www.ohio.com

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