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 get more sleep

Physically Demanding Jobs

With the end of the semester looming and finals approaching, it’s not exactly easy for college students to get enough sleep. Somehow, reviewing those notes one last time or perfecting your procrastinating skills on Facebook always seem to take preference over getting the recommended eight hours…

Gain the confidence to participate in class

You can gain the confidence to speak up in class.

If you’re shy by nature, the prospect of raising your hand to participate in a college class can be daunting. But having the confidence to speak up in public is not only a skill that you have to master to do well in college, it’s one you’ll need as you work to be successful in your career. To…

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…

How to kick the caffeine habit and stay alert in the morning

Try these alternatives to caffeine to stay alert throughout the day.

A slight addiction to caffeine is fairly common among college students, what with all the late night studying for exams, but it’s not entirely healthy. If you find that you can’t even crawl out of bed in the morning without a cup of coffee, but want to kick the habit, try these alternative…

Spotlight on: Dental assisting

Dental assisting is an exciting and expanding career field.

If you have an interest in dentistry but don’t have the time or inclination to complete the eight years of schooling required, you may want to consider joining the growing career field of dental assisting. Dental assistants are an integral component of any dental office, and are responsible for…

What to do if your landlord won’t make repairs

If your landlord refuses to make necessary repairs, there are certain actions you can take.

If you’re renting an apartment as a college student, you likely are aware of the importance of having a good landlord. Knowing that someone will be responsive when your sink starts to leak or your radiators begin hissing loudly can bring peace of mind and enable you to focus on your studies….