Hilary Cairns

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Hilary Cairns is a graduate of SUNY New Paltz and has a BA in English/Creative Writing. She's an established freelance writer who also has a hand in marketing, social media, and editing for various businesses across the United States.

A Few Interesting Jobs for a History Major

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Another major that gets a lot of flack for “lack of job opportunities” is History. Many people believe there is very little you can do with a bachelor’s degree or higher in History, but that’s simply not true. Check out some of these great jobs a history major! Lawyer Did you know that many history …

What are Some Good Jobs for English Majors?

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Are you an English major? You may have heard the occasional comment or joke about what you’re going to do with that major after you graduate. Truth is, there’s plenty to do with that degree! I was actually an English major myself! So here are some examples of good jobs for English majors out there. …

How to Work on College Essays this Summer

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Ah, summer. The perfect time for sun, pool parties, and working on your college applications. Yep! Summer is the perfect opportunity to start working on your college prep, especially the essay! To work on your college essays during the coming weeks, follow these tips: Write Down Application Deadlines If you have a planner, the first …

5 Things You Need for Your Internship

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At no extra cost to you, College Raptor may earn a commission for purchases using our links. Learn more.  Are you attending an internship this year? It’s a great experience that can help with both resume and skill building—especially if it relates to what you’re majoring in. You’ll need a few things to make sure …

5 Ways to Keep Cool in College

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At no extra cost to you, College Raptor may earn a commission for purchases using our links. Learn more.  Whether it only gets hot in the summer time when you attend college, or you face high temperatures year round, do you know how to keep cool? The last thing you want to do is overheat. …

5 Interesting Gifts for Biology Majors

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At no extra cost to you, College Raptor may earn a commission for purchases using our links. Learn more.  As the study of life, biology is a wildly important field. That’s why biology majors are so important! Whether their focus is on the environment, human body, or zoology, biologists play an important role in understanding …

What Degree Do I Need For My Dream Job?

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Do you have a dream job in mind, but aren’t quite clear on what degree you need to actually apply for that job after graduation? Some jobs may require a high school diploma, but others ask for a Master’s or higher. Here are a few ways to find out what degree you will have to …

5 Items for Summer College Prep High School Students Need

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At no extra cost to you, College Raptor may earn a commission for purchases using our links. Learn more.  Are you heading to college in the next year or two? Summer is the perfect opportunity to start planning ahead and getting ready for SAT and ACT, college applications, scholarship applications, and more. These five items …

Are There Graduate School Scholarships?

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Are you planning on attending graduate school after you earn your Bachelor’s? You may be wondering about how you’re going to pay for the degree. Student loans are one way, of course, but they shouldn’t be your first option. Believe it or not, there are graduate school scholarships too! Here’s what you need to know! …

The Importance of Internet Safety in College

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As wonderful as the internet is, it comes with a host of dangers. As a college student, you’ll use the internet daily for project research, turning in assignments, tracking your grades, and binging Netflix. It’s crucial to browse as safely as you can. That’s where these tips—and NordVPN—come in. Here’s what you need to know. Colleges …