Do Employers Care About Your ACT/SAT Score?

Most employers do not even think about checking out standardized test scores when hiring candidates. This is especially if the applicant has had some amount of work experience under their belt already. However when hiring applicants who have recently graduated and who do not have a lot of work experience, employers do not have any …

These Careers May Qualify You For Student Loan Forgiveness

Under the student loan forgiveness program, if you complete a certain number of years in a certain careers, you are no longer expected to repay the balance of your loan. These are some of the careers that may qualify you for student loan forgiveness: Certain full-time public service careers such as law enforcement and correctional …

Why Companies Like Hiring Liberal Arts Majors

  Sure, everyone may say that STEM and business majors are the ones set after college. But even CEOs are telling college students that Liberal Arts still has an important part to play in the future job market. Mark Cuban, businessman and owner of the Dallas Mavericks, believes that many “in-demand skills, such as writing …

When to Start Searching for Summer Internships

Summer internships are great opportunities to gain some experience in your field (while hopefully getting paid, but no guarantees there). Because most students don’t take summer courses, these internships can be competitive. It pays to start looking earlier than you think. One option that students can utilize is your school’s career and internship fair. Schools …

Five Things to Avoid Saying in Any Interview

So, you’ve finally handed in your last assignment and you’ll soon be ready to receive your diploma and display it proudly on your bedroom wall. It’s now time to prepare for that all-important interview for your very first ‘proper’ job or internship. But what to say or do? Interviews can be one of the most …

Pros and Cons of a Dual Degree Program

Also known as a Combined Degree Program, this college path allows you to study for two different degrees simultaneously. That’s right, if you want to earn your associate’s and bachelor’s, or bachelor’s and master’s, or two master’s degrees at the same time, there’s likely a program out there for you. While it may sound enticing, …

Most Popular Undergraduate Majors

Selecting a major or field of study to pursue is a big part of college life. It will affect your classes, your potential career paths, and your academic interests. Some students know exactly what they want to study even before they apply to a college, others may decide later on after they’ve taken a few …

The 10 Best Websites For Finding An Internship

Internship programs are good venues to prepare high school and college students like you for professional growth and success. It eases the transition from school to the workforce by giving you skills development, work-related experiences, and professional connections. Furthermore, it exposes you to real-world problems, trains you in handling such situations well, and eventually nurtures …

Don’t Lose Your Head While Job Hunting – Patience Is Key

Unfortunately, many people looking for work are beginning to lose their patience and begin to doubt themselves, but that doesn’t have to be the case for you. Whether you’re looking for a summer job in high school, a part-time job in college, or your first full-time job after graduation, take a look at these job-hunting …