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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 they are hiring Liberal Arts majors and that Liberal Arts majors still have an important part to play in the future job market. Mark Cuban, businessman and owner of the Dallas Mavericks, …
Summer internships can be competitive, so you should apply earlier than expected
careers & internships

When to Start Searching for Summer Internships

Summer internships are great opportunities to gain some experience in your field (while hopefully getting paid, but you may get unpaid internships). Because most students don’t take summer courses, these internships can be competitive. It pays to start looking earlier than you think. Where can I look for summer internships? One option that students can …
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careers & internships

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 or avoid? Interviews can be one of …
Is working while in college a good idea?
myths

3 Myths About Working While in College

The debate over the benefits and drawbacks of working in college is ongoing, with both sides sticking firmly to their point of view. Several studies that have been done into this area have thrown up some interesting facts, some completely contrary to the prevailing beliefs. Busting some of the myths about working while in college …
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What is an Accelerated Degree Program?

Typically, earning a bachelor’s degree the traditional way can take up to 4-5 years. But did you know you can actually complete a bachelor’s degree in as little as one year? An accelerated degree program means you can earn your bachelor’s or master’s degree in a much shorter time span than is typical. Accelerated vs …
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careers & internships

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, …
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What are Dual Degree Programs?

While the programs will vary from college to college, essentially they are programs that allow students to earn two different degrees simultaneously. For example, some programs allow students to work towards their Bachelor’s and Master’s degree together rather than separately. Instead of going to four (or five) years worth of undergraduate school, and then going …
We put together a list of 6 of the most popular undergraduate majors.
majors & industries

The 6 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 also your academic interests. Some students know exactly what they want to study even before they apply to a college. However, others may decide later on after they’ve taken …