Graduation does sneak up on you. When you registered for your major, your counselor gave you a chart of all the graduation requirements with little boxes to check off, but heaven only knows where that’s got to. And didn’t theContinue reading… Gradual Graduation or Crazy Commencement? It’s Up to You
“College” to just about any individual Say the word “college” to just about any individual, and the conjured images crystal clear: hours and hours of studying, classroom attendance, treks across campus, and homework galore. Sure, every college career is ladenContinue reading… Stay Focused and Stay Sane – How to Make the Most of Your College Career
Many of us run on the instinct that we can fend for ourselves in all circumstances. This is especially true during our college careers, because as you make your way through the academic world, you’re unraveling your own capabilities atContinue reading… Don’t Be Shy – Ask Your Professor!
They call it networking. Seeking out people who work in the industry you are trying to break into, making small talk, exchanging business cards, shaking hands. It’s little like speed dating. Is this one going to work out? Probably not.Continue reading… Students for Success – Making Contacts Among Your Peers
The first question concerning an advanced degree is why do you want it? Will it raise your income? Your job possibilities? Help you establish a different career from the one you have now? Are you sure? Do some research. ExactlyContinue reading… The Graduate Part 2: Advanced Degree – Is It for Me?
The answers to your first two questions are a lot and usually. The questions were “How much does dental school cost?” and “Is it worth it?” weren’t they? Dental school is a good choice from a financial stand point. ItContinue reading… To Drill or Not to Drill: Is Dentistry Right for You?
With an undergraduate diploma in hand you face the world. Should you turn back and rejoin academia for another two or three years? It depends on what you want. If you want to avoid entering the workforce and you canContinue reading… Who’s the Master? Pros and Cons of an Advanced Degree
Holding a college degree can double a job candidates chances of being hired over non-degree holding competitors. Additionally, the right major can add up to $20,000 to an employee’s annual salary. While choosing the right major can hold enormous benefitsContinue reading… Consider the Big Picture Before Choosing a Major
When asked to describe the subjects that most interest them, student’s answers often come as a surprise to their parents. The truth is, parents, teachers even friends can hold pre-conceived notions about the strengths, interests and aptitudes of those aroundContinue reading… Discover What Most Interests You
Ever since the movie “Animal House” gave us iron-fisted, ham-handed Dean Wormser, college deans have been getting a bad rap. But consider this description from the Yale Alumni Magazine: The deans are a rare breed. Part parent; part scholar (aContinue reading… Going to the Dean’s Office – Really, It’s a Good Thing!