Technology is changing college life

Technology is changing college life.

For college students today, access to technology and all the advantages it affords may seem like a fact of life. Can you remember a time when the internet wasn’t your go-to research portal? Or when you didn’t have an app on your phone to help you remember the time of your next final…

The essential exam week diet

Keep your energy up during exam week with this healthy diet.

During exam week, while you’re holed up in the library or your apartment studying for hours on end, a healthy diet is probably the last thing on your mind. Although a continuous supply of caffeinated beverages and vending machine snacks may be convenient, they’re certainly not going to do…

Starting salaries on the rise

Starting salaries for new college grads are improving.

Graduating seniors in the class of 2013 will have a distinct advantage in the job market over their 2012 peers: higher starting salaries.
According to a survey from the National Association of Colleges and Employers, college graduates entering the workforce this year will have an average…

How to get around town without a car

Try these alternative ways of getting to class without a car.

When you’re a college student on a budget, sometimes having a car is simply not an option. Not only are they expensive to purchase, but when you factor in high gas prices and the costs of insurance, maintenance and parking, sometimes it’s just more than your bank account can handle….

The best cities for new college graduates

If you're looking for a change of scene post-graduation, check out these cities.

With college graduation approaching, if you haven’t scored your dream job already you’re probably thinking about moving to a new city anyway. What’s more exciting than a fresh start? Because you have a college degree you’re already ahead of the game, but if you’re looking for a bit of a boost in…

Economic gains may improve job market for college grads

The job outlook is looking much better for 2013 college graduates than it has in recent years.

With graduation day quickly approaching, many college seniors may be wondering whether the United States’ recent economic gains will have a positive impact on their ability to find a job after receiving their diplomas.
The answer? Maybe. Although the Class of 2013 is facing an unemployment rate…

How to decide if you should accept an internship

Consider these questions as you decide whether or not to accept an internship.

If like most college students you’ve spent the majority of your spring semester (aside from studying) applying for summer internships, there’s no question that you should be thrilled if you are finally offered one! But how can you know if having an internship is right for you? Ask yourself these…