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Why You Should Consider Joining Your College’s Newspaper

Why You Should Consider Joining Your College’s Newspaper

Joining the local college newspaper can seem daunting at first, but it can also be an excellent way to build a personal network and improve communication skills. Team participation counts a lot on future resumes and that includes academic activities like these as well...
Do Employers Care Where You Went to College?

Do Employers Care Where You Went to College?

When the time comes for every high school student to decide which college to go to, the prestigiousness of a school will likely enter their minds. Many excellent students across the country aim high for Ivy League schools, but does their future depend on which college...
How to Deal with Difficult Professors

How to Deal with Difficult Professors

It’s the first day of the semester and you walk into your first class. You’re all prepared with the correct textbook and are ready to get started when you sit down and listen to your professor go over the requirements for the course. Right off the bat, you may get a...
How to Ask a Professor for a Letter of Recommendation

How to Ask a Professor for a Letter of Recommendation

Letters of recommendation from your college professors are often a great way to get your foot in the door with a new employer–especially if you handle them the right way. Getting a great one, however, can be a challenge! If you’re still not sure how to get...
Best Apps for College Students

Best Apps for College Students

College is difficult for most students. Whether it’s getting ready for an exam, buying textbooks, or just trying to manage time effectively, there are apps that are now readily available to students to help them make the most of their time in school. The following are...
Thinking Like a Fact Checker

Thinking Like a Fact Checker

In this day and age, there is a constant barrage of news and influx of information from the media that comes in through our devices and television. There are also many claims by those of both sides of the political spectrum that there is fake news surrounding us every...