Unlike some people, I never really looked forward to graduating from college. I loved college and was very hesitant about becoming part of “the real world.” If I could, I would stay in school forever, but I’m not Van Wilder. I graduated from college in May 2012, and as the new semester begins for some, I find myself missing the feeling of the promises and hopes of a new college semester - … [Read more...] about 5 Places to Meet Guys (Besides College)
I just finished a day and a half long orientation at the University of Toledo’s College of Law. So many speakers and information! I’d be lying if I said that I wasn’t extremely nervous to go, but as always I made it so much more stressful in my mind. I found two people that actually went to my undergraduate school who I didn’t know all that well, but we became friends. The school did a great job … [Read more...] about Orientation Overwhelmed
Last month KENS5 San Antonio covered recent attempts by Texas universities to invent degree programs that cost less than $10,000. Some universities succeeded, which means cheaper college tuition is once again a reality for Texans. Texas A&M - San Antonio and U.T. Permian Basin now offer such degree plans. The third university system in Lone Star land to create a "10K Scholars Program" in … [Read more...] about Is College Becoming More Affordable?
Choosing a college, taking a tour of the campus and figuring out how to pay for it are the just the first bumps along the road of higher education. Then there's dealing with a roommate, affording textbooks and choosing the right classes. Of course, we can go to family members for advice, but they're already so worried (and their own college experience is so far behind them) that it might be … [Read more...] about 3 Great Websites for College Advice
The food industry is not devoid of glamor. I recently spoke with a woman who said some of her best job experiences were while working for Dick's Last Resort, the notorious restaurant chain where wait staff insult their customers for humorous effect. A few of us undergrads just entering the job market might land a sweet gig like that, but until we're internship-ready, the best that most of us can … [Read more...] about How to Dodge the Food Industry: Job Hunting in College
Your first job is the first step towards accomplishing your dream career. Let the first job be consistent with your long-term career objectives. Creating a fresher, well-coordinated resumé is a must for presenting a good educational and academics summary that convinces the recruiter about your future performance. Describe your talent, interests, skills, and capabilities to suit the … [Read more...] about 10 First Time Resume Tips
Although recent graduates are usually pressured to get jobs right out of college, there are many situations in which a gap year after graduation may prove to be a more valuable venture. Before you say that you don’t have enough time or money to afford a gap year, consider your early twenties the time to learn what you want out of life before committing yourself to a field that you may not enjoy. … [Read more...] about 5 Job Alternatives After Graduating from College
Life is about choices. This is not a new concept. We make choices almost from the day we are born. Granted, most choices are made for us until around the time we become teenagers, then,we are confronted with real, important choices that we have to make on our own. The choices only become more complicated as we get older, so try really hard to make good ones now. EDUCATION AND DISCIPLINE High … [Read more...] about Choose Your Life