According to past research, people in the United States are sadly behind most countries when it comes to learning foreign languages. Fortunately, the situation is changing as many students and adults are learning to speak Spanish and other prominent languages represented in our country. If you are fluent or have a working knowledge of a foreign language, it may serve you well in a job search. Here a few ways it can help and how to include it in your search and resume. Continue reading
There are several ways to finance your Master’s Degree. Most of us already know about the FAFSA for Graduate students, which qualifies you for the standard government loans. However, with a combination of smart shopping, some extra paperwork and savvy bargaining, you just might be able to score yourself a discount or even a free ride. There are different types of financial aid available, and the first step to savvy financing is to understand the differences. Read on to learn more. Continue reading
After a busy junior year of high school, you’re excited to relax and get some downtime. But before you head out for your big summer adventure, here are five key steps high school guidance counselors recommend to help you prepare for your college future.
Even the best students tend to struggle with at least one school subject. Instead of giving up on your worst subject, there are some steps you can take to improve your chances of success. Read ahead for some tips and tricks that will help you tackle the hardest classes during your academic career. Continue reading
From HVAC to welding, there has never been a better time to get into a trade profession. The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics lists HVAC professionals and electricians as having a job outlook of 14 percent between 2014 and 2024, compared to a growth rate of just 7 percent across all other professions. Oftentimes, post-secondary certificates can increase job opportunities in these fields, which is one reason trade school may be a great investment in your future. Fortunately, it’s well within reach if you take advantage of these available financial aid options. Continue reading
Balancing a full-time college course load and a work schedule is difficult. And for international students, who are often in a foreign place with plenty to learn, the task can seem impossible. However, it can be done and done well. Plenty have succeeded before you, so stay positive and motivated, and use the following tips and tools as a guideline for success. Continue reading
The drive to overcome challenges and persevere is one of the most influential drives that humanity has. It represents out desire to reshape the world in a way that is more friendly to our needs. Continue reading
When you choose a major, it’s important not just to consider your passions and interests, but also possible career options and earning potential down the line. Many students make the mistake of majoring in a field that they love but doesn’t have a lot of job opportunity and find themselves working in an industry totally unrelated to what they studied. You don’t have to force yourself to like the most profitable career paths today, but you should do some research of your own and find out what majors have the greatest earning potential so you can enjoy your time in college and guarantee a satisfying, profitable career in the future. Continue reading
After all, universities don’t have a standard way of presenting the information, and it can be hard to see what offer is best.