Students in college will hear one particular message over and over again: college is all about time management. You can be the smartest student but struggle to do well in classes because you don’t know how to plan a schedule.
The good news is that time management isn’t anywhere near as difficult as it used to be. Students now have access to several resources that can help them budget their time better. It’s a lot different from having to write down all of your events in a planner.
30 Dec / 2014
When you work as an intern, there’s a decent chance that you might not end up liking your job. And that’s just fine. Part of the internship experience is finding out if you really want to turn a job into a career.
There’s a reason why so many students change their major. Some even do it a few times. It’s difficult to pick a subject and dedicate your life to it. Sometimes students discover that they don’t want to continue down that road when they take certain classes. It’s also possible to like college classes but not be satisfied with a real job in that field.
Universities all around the world are grappling with how to handle students and their use of various technologies. They have run into some issues in terms of how to determine what the university student should be expected to bring with them, and what they may be using those technologies for. Obviously, no school wants to discourage their students from using technologies that will aid in their learning of the subject material.
A college in the New York City suburbs is earning money by providing valet parking and parking lot shuttles to the nearby Westchester County Airport. According to an article from the Associated Press, Purchase College makes about $80,000 for scholarships, grants and capital improvements from their 24-hour service.
02 Dec / 2014
One of the best places for social networking both in person and online is in college. Campuses are ripe for people wanting to get in touch with one another, and the technology savvy college students are often some of the first to embrace new social networks.
Many would argue at this point that the modern day university professor should be well equipped to manage some of the newer technologies that we (and more importantly students) are using. It is the common belief now that a classroom without modern technology is not the kind of classroom that today’s students are going to want to be a part of. Thus, many professors now are needing to learn more about the technologies that are being used by students.
18 Nov / 2014
Transferring can be hard. Beyond figuring out all that paperwork that you thought was behind you, here you are in a brand new school, adjusting all over again. Yes, you will be oriented, but much of what freshmen learn, you are already familiar; you know how to manage your money so that you can afford food for the entire semester, you know how to balance your study time so that you actually get to sleep. But there is still quite a bit that is challenging about a new college. Here are some tips on how to find your way as a transfer student.
04 Nov / 2014
Many things can drive an internship search, too often however, students either don’t know what to look for or look for the wrong things. Here are a few suggestions that can help you make the most of your internship search and, of course, subsequently your internship.
28 Oct / 2014
Balancing college and work takes a lot of time and effort. It’s important to be open with your employer about your school responsibilities so that you can manage your time wisely. Remember that you need to include time for homework and rest in your schedule. With just a few simple tips, you can handle your school and work schedule with ease.