What To Do After College Orientation

Summer is drawing to a close and many of you have already attended your college orientations. If you haven’t already, it’s most likely on the horizon. There are a few things you’ll want to do after orientation and before school starts: Select Your Dorm Some colleges have you select your dorm at the orientation, but …

Colleges for Students Interested In Space!

There are plenty of reasons for people to like space. Space is cool. It’s a great medium to work with problem-solving skills. And let’s be real, who wouldn’t want to go up in a rocket? There are plenty of job opportunities for people interested in space, too. Here’s a list of schools that might be …

Why Women Should Pursue Computer Science Degrees

Women are projected to account for 51% of total labor growth by 2018. But there’s one industry in particular where their visibility is at risk: computer science. A recent study revealed that women make up only 18% of all computer science majors. This is down from 37% in 1984. There are many theories as to …

How to Strengthen Your Writing Skills for College

Like pencils, you can sharpen your writing skills

There is no doubt that writing skills are critical for students. A well-written essay is a perfect chance to shine and demonstrate the ability to craft effective arguments on complex topics. In some cases, writing skills are the asset that gives you a chance to get accepted into college. If you’re facing some difficulties with …

Why You Should Visit a College Multiple Times

When it comes to finding the right “fit” with a college, visiting campus is almost essential. The space around you can have a huge impact on your psychological well-being. If you don’t feel happy wandering around campus, it will be a rough four or five years ahead. So that explains why you should visit once, …

Do’s And Don’ts: Summer Jobs

Taking up a summer job has become a rite of passage for high schools students. Most students take up summer jobs in order to make some money so they can reduce the loan amount that they need to take. Others do it to gain some work experience that they can put on their resume after …

Best Pieces of Advice for Incoming College Freshmen

If you’re heading to college this fall as a freshman, there is no doubt that you’ve received dozens of pieces of advice from everyone! This includes your parents, older siblings, teachers, co-workers, and neighbors. A lot of it will be good tidbits. Just in case you haven’t heard though, here is some of the best …