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...
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...
Pre-College Courses: Are They Worth It?

Pre-College Courses: Are They Worth It?

Across the country, many colleges offer a pre-college program for high school students to take advantage of in order to prepare them for the college world. While these programs are not without merit, they also come with a hefty price tag that not everyone can...
Pledging Insanity: Hazing and Its Effects on the College Campus

Pledging Insanity: Hazing and Its Effects on the College Campus

The hazing that was done in National Lampoon’s Animal House gave many of us a lot of laughs with John Belushi’s antics and the portrayal of a wild and fun college life. While fraternities and sororities undoubtedly have their benefits, both to the students and the...
Taking Advantage of MOOCs

Taking Advantage of MOOCs

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) give everyone an opportunity to take courses they’re interested in free of charge. The amount of students in one classroom can exceed 100,000 and admission can come from anyone in the world. While these courses don’t give you any...