19 May 2015
You’ve decided to take out some loans and get started with college life. Your parents have told you that you have to major in something practical, like engineering or business, or they won’t support you. On top of that, you’ve been told your entire life that money is the most important thing when choosing a career path.
Well, here you are! College! The independent thing is great for about five minutes and then you realize that you have to do your own laundry, somehow manage to feed yourself every few hours, AND still wake up in time to get to class. The struggle continues, but there is help. Just like your nagging, but ultimately necessary parents back home, the Student Services office at your school can
17 Feb 2015
As college debts keep mounting and jobs keep disappearing, many students and their families are beginning to question the worth of a college degree. After all, today’s hottest start-ups and most influential entrepreneurs are not attributing their success to a prestigious university or fancy degree title, but rather to their innate talents, their ability to think creatively and to adapt to a changing atmosphere in every industry.
Buying books is something every college student learns to dread. Not only do you have to buy expensive textbooks, but you have to do it at the start of every semester. There are however several options students can pursue to try to save some money.
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.
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.
The university crowd has always had a reputation as being a little ahead of the curve when it comes to technology. Those in this age group seem to be happier to embrace new technology and applications and use them. There are many apps being used right now by college students to help them find dates, so let’s explore a few.
09 Sep 2014
When most people think of college they think of a sprawling campus, huge lecture halls and a bustling Greek life scene. But there is a whole other type of college experience that offers tremendous benefits and the liberal arts education has more value now than ever. Here are a few ways that you benefit if you choose a liberal arts school.
When Boston was ranked the second most creative city in America in July, according to an article from Forbes, Darla Hanley said she knows why. The creativity is a by-product of so many colleges and universities in a concentrated area, she said. Hanley, the dean of the Professional Education Division at Berklee College of Music has certainly had plenty
Most college students don’t find their career office until their senior year, while frantically searching for any job that will keep them out of their parents’ house. Take note, at that point it is much too late to take advantage of everything your career office has to offer. It is never too soon to use the resources housed in this little nook of campus. Here are three important things they can do for you: