Staff Picks

  • R !sk
    Published 10 months ago
    Is the Master's Degree Enough?

    Is the Master's Degree Enough?

    I have an undergraduate education, and it is not enough.
  • Dustin Miller PolyInnovator
    Published 10 months ago
    Building Your First Semester

    Building Your First Semester

    When it comes to creating your degree it really boils down to making a semester at a time. Yes, you can do what I did, and collect 400 courses then make 10 semesters out of it. However, that takes a long time and I only did it because my ideal career is one of a synergy between three different "majors."
  • Patricia Sarkar
    Published 11 months ago
    Golden Tickets for Alumni Turns a Night Out at an Event Into an Opportunity to Give Back

    Golden Tickets for Alumni Turns a Night Out at an Event Into an Opportunity to Give Back

    Going to college is something that changes you, and anyone who has been there can attest to it. It’s a place where you transformed from a shy high schooler to a fully-fledged adult. It’s a place where memories and friendships are made in ways that never would happen “in the real world,” and a place that’s often considered to be the final stepping stone to adulthood.
  • Shelby MacAnanny
    Published 11 months ago
    The Truth About Being a College Freshman

    The Truth About Being a College Freshman

    Before you move into college, everyone will have something to say about what to bring and how fun it is going to be, but what college is really like is different from anything you'd ever expect.
  • Leigh Fisher
    Published 11 months ago
    You Can Still Finish Your Degree While Working Full-Time

    You Can Still Finish Your Degree While Working Full-Time

    Getting a degree when you work full-time is one of the most challenging things a person can do, but if you have a firm objective, it’s worth chasing. If you know what career path you want but you need a degree to get there, you can still do it even if you’re a non-traditional student.
  • Emily Martin
    Published 11 months ago
    Struggling to Find a Study Technique That Actually Works?

    Struggling to Find a Study Technique That Actually Works?

    We've all spent endless hours trying to figure out how to study the material we were given. Part of being a student is being responsible for learning the material in a way that resonates with you so that you can succeed in the course. Jumping into classes without any idea of how you study best can be intimidating and it often takes time to figure out the best techniques. During my time as a student, I have found that these four study habits work really well for me, and I hope at least one of them helps you get the grade you want in your classes for midterms this year!
  • Gwenyth Scott
    Published 12 months ago
    10 Reasons a Student in College Is Too Busy for a Job

    10 Reasons a Student in College Is Too Busy for a Job

    There once was a time when I read an article on ten questions someone had for students who were "too busy" for a job while in college. It is linked below if you'd like to read this article first!
  • Cato Conroy
    Published about a year ago
    How to Get Your GED

    How to Get Your GED

    Being a high school dropout is one of the most economically devastating things that can happen to your lifetime earnings. Sadly, this is true even if there are some famous high school drop outs who have found success.
  • Tasha Pretlove
    Published about a year ago
    5 Reasons I Studied an Art Foundation

    5 Reasons I Studied an Art Foundation

    So exactly a year ago tomorrow I moved 190 miles away from home to Leeds to study an art foundation degree at Leeds Arts university. I hadn't even considered a foundation and barely knew what it was about around a year and a half ago; so I'm writing this to inform and maybe even help others with their decisions if thinking about entering the creative industry.