Business Career Work Essay

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Making a Show Business Career Work
Right after graduating, Meghan worked part-time as a freelance calligrapher and restaurant hostess while she was waiting for a break in show business. As her brother stated, Meghan knew from the very beginning what she wanted to be. But it was actually hard at first. "I wasn't black enough for the black roles and I wasn't white enough for the white ones, leaving me somewhere in the middle as the ethnic chameleon who couldn't book a job," said Meghan, obviously exasperated at the time. Her rocky start in show business really affected her as she wrote on her blog years after that, "My 20s were brutal – a constant battle with myself, judging my weight, my style, my desire to be as cool/as hip/as smart/as “whatever” as everyone
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It was just a background role on one of the daytime soap’s episode. Meghan would alternate between small guest roles and modeling. Some of her guest appearances were in the shows Century City in 2004, The War at Home in 2006, CSI: NY also in 2006. She was also on Deal or No Deal as one of the models that acted as “briefcase girls” (she was briefcase number 24). One of her more successful gig early in her career was her two-episode appearance as Junior Agent Amy Jessup in the second season of Fox’s Fringe.
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42. The Big Break
Meghan is better known as Rachel Zane from the legal drama “Suits.” Even her brother acknowledges that Meghan’s role in Suits brought her to new heights in her career. But before her entry into the series in 2011, Meghan also appeared in two films in 2010: Get Him to the Greek and Remember Me. She starred in another film in 2011, the Horrible Bosses. She also appeared in several TV series like Cuts, Love, Inc., 90210, Knight Rider, Without a Trace, The League, and Castle. Suits, her biggest break is set to be also her last as she announced that she would no longer continue working as an actress after she marries.
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