While your college classes will give you the knowledge you need to succeed in your career, there are skills you need to develop outside the classroom. The old saying “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know” remains true today.
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.
05 May 2015
In recent years, internships have become a pretty standard part of a college experience. While no one’s complaining about the trend, it does bear saying that the more students who do internships, the less exciting that starts to look to an employer. Want to really stand out and take the next step in making yourself marketable? Try getting a leg up through an international internship! Here are
28 Apr 2015
Social networking is not just squabbling with girls from school and sending baby pictures to your mom. It is more important than ever to network one’s self to gain a firm standing with companies, which in turn can help build a promising career. If you seem interested in a company and build a relationship with its employees, then you are more likely to get a job than if you had not done that
There are many different aspects to successfully networking through social media. One is making sure that your image is as clean and professional as you would want it to be in real life. These are three helpful tips that you should try to polish up your social media profiles. Once your image is clean and appropriate, you can continue on with your social networking.
In its humble beginnings Facebook was only accessible to those who attended a college or university. Things are different at Facebook now of course. The world’s largest social network is available to nearly everyone with Internet access. Perhaps it is time to rethink social networking and what closed college networks could really mean to people. Yik Yak is exploring that very notion.
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
10 Mar 2015
Some of the hardest classes you’ll have to take at your university will be related to math. The reason for this has nothing to do with your math skills. Even if you’re a math person and scored well on the SAT, you may find yourself struggling in a college course.