Tips for Celebrating National Bike Month This May

May 17, 2013 No Comments

May is National Bike Month[i]. If you are in college and earning an environmental degree, this month may be the perfect one for you to try something new and help the earth. Not only could you pad your wallet with extra cash that you won’t be spending at the gas pump, you might even organize [...]

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The Most Employable College Majors

May 13, 2013 No Comments

According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, between 2010-2020, the U.S. is projected to add 20.5 million new jobs. This employment number reflects an overall growth of 14.3%! This is good news if you are a high school senior or a nontraditional student who will be attending college.  How about a major that is [...]

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How to Celebrate Mother’s Day All Year

May 09, 2013 No Comments

Another commercialized holiday is soon to arrive—Mother’s Day. Along with it, the flowers, plethora of greeting cards, and tokens of appreciation—maybe even some bling. However, when you think about your mom and all that she’s done for you (e.g. looong hours of labor, countless sacrifices, supporting you in earning your college degree), it doesn’t seem [...]

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7 Things to Consider Before Grad School

May 06, 2013 No Comments

According to the National Center for Education and Statistics (NCES), 756,000 master’s degrees and 174,700 doctoral degrees are anticipated to be granted between 2012-2013.[i] That’s a lot of graduate degrees! What do you need to consider before filling out grad school applications?  Here are some suggestions: GPA in your major. If you’re considering grad school, [...]

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Cleaning Out Your Facebook Friend List? Who Not to Defriend

Apr 29, 2013 No Comments

With Facebook users at 1.06 billion and college students being advised to watch what they share with the social media world, there emerges a process of cleaning up Facebook accounts—friend lists included. As college graduation looms and thoughts turn towards post-grad pursuits, you may be tempted to unfriend people who you do not think you’ll [...]

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3 Options After Graduation Besides Starting A Career

Apr 22, 2013 No Comments

You will be graduating from college soon. Not only will you have earned your degree, you may have figured out how to write great cover letters for your resumes, remained calm by going on multiple job interviews, and researched possible careers. However, you still might harbor some uncertainty as to what you will do once [...]

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What You Shouldn’t Consider When Choosing a College

Apr 18, 2013 No Comments

Okay—so there seems to be a general consensus that college age students are known to change their minds—frequently. You probably have heard of the stat that suggests around 80% of college students change their major at least once. Yep—well, in an effort to help dispel some of the swaying back and forth, these are some [...]

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Dress For Test Success

Apr 15, 2013 No Comments

According to Nationwide, most college students spend 40% of their income on discretionary items like clothing and entertainment. Therefore, dressing for success is a viable option for many students—especially during exams.  While there may not be concrete evidence citing that dressing better automatically guarantees you an A on your psych final, taking the time to [...]

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5 Apps to Make Studying a Snap

Apr 11, 2013 No Comments

Technology has become synonymous with college students. It’s no wonder. In a sampling of 500 college students, 73% of them said they cannot study without technology. What apps can help you buckle down and manage your academic workload without making you feel like pulling your hair out when you glance at your syllabus?  Here are 5 [...]

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Digital Resumes: What Every College Student Should Know

Apr 04, 2013 No Comments

If you are a college student who will soon graduate and enter the work world—degree in hand— you will need to have an amazing resume. How about, in addition to your paper resume, you go digital, too?  According to John Mee, president of Career Virtual:  [p]eople remember 11 percent of what they read, 20 percent [...]

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