Five benefits of working for a startup

Consider the benefits of working for a startup as you begin to apply for post-graduation jobs.

As you prepare to graduate from college and begin your career, it may be tempting to only apply for jobs at large, well-known companies. Although the prospect of paid vacation days and a large salary may be enticing, expanding your search to small businesses and startups could help you land a…

How to choose the perfect college major

Use these tips to help you choose the perfect college major.

After making the all-important decision of which college to attend, students are often abruptly confronted with another crucial choice: what should you major in? With so many options and such a bearing on your future career, it can easily become an overwhelming decision. If you have no idea…

Five tips for avoiding the freshman 15

Avoid the Freshman 15

You may have avoided it thus far, but with bulky sweaters and comfort food, winter offers the perfect opportunity for the dreaded “Freshman 15″ to catch up with you. But don’t worry; Follow these tips and that extra insulation will be gone in time for swimsuit season:
1. Make time for…

The best mobile apps for college students

Apps

As smartphones and tablets become more pervasive, college students are increasingly turning to technology to help them in their studies. While procrastination-aides like Angry Birds and Facebook may make an appearance on most students’ phones, downloading these helpful apps can actually…

Bridging the skills gap

Bridging the Skills Gap

You’ve taken that first essential step in landing your dream job and have decided to get yourself a college education. However, many students today face a timely difficulty: the economy. A recent article by student journalist Marissa Cetin in USA Today revealed that the unemployment rate has…

Using social media to your educational and professional benefit

There are both pros and cons to deleting your Facebook account.

The use of social media has been blowing up in recent years, no longer used only for connecting with friends and family in your personal lives. Social media is being increasingly used in education and business, and it is becoming an almost integral part of our current culture.
One thing to keep…

Lessons to learn from our favorite characters’ terrible interviews

Interview

Pop culture is often impossible to escape in today’s media-driven world. While there are certainly life lessons to be learned from some of our favorite movies and television shows, you might not have thought about the lessons you can learn from your favorite Hollywood characters who just seem to…