GC4W University News

Best Methods of Self Study for Students

Self studying, which involves studying without direct supervision or attendance in a classroom, is a valuable way to learn, and is quickly growing in popularity among parents and students. By complementing formal education with home study, students can see a drastic improvement to grades, material understanding, and confidence. Many students study at home to supplement their class-based learning. However, self…

Read more

How to Stay Productive During Virtual Learning Courses

In the last week, the recent spread of COVID-19 has and continues to disrupt life on-campus —  from study abroad programs being canceled to universities switching to online classes, and in some cases, having students move off-campus. If your usual class schedule has changed drastically, it can feel overwhelming, especially if this is your first time taking online classes. If you’re feeling stressed or anxious about…

How to Fall Back in Love with Your Major

You entered college bright-eyed and ready to take on the world. You declared your major and then found yourself second-guessing it all. The classwork began to pile up, the exams got harder and you suddenly began questioning if this is even the field you want to be in. You feel burned out, but it happens to many. The key, however,…

9 Steps To Take When Creating Your Post-Grad Budget

After a bittersweet graduation and an extensive job search, budgeting may be the last thing on your mind. But despite what your college lifestyle may have led you to believe, you’re more responsible for your finances now than ever. Your post-college expenditures won’t just consist of late-night library vending machine raids and beach week martinis, but also rent, utilities, insurance and,…

How Procrastinating Your Schoolwork Impacts Your Mental Health

In college, wellness is often characterized as balancing academics with friends, jobs, and extracurriculars. Academics and the pressure to earn good grades is a prominent source of stress for college students. But does balancing schoolwork, managing time, and alleviating stress always mean getting work done ahead of time or taking the full allotted time to complete an assignment? Spending only as much…

How to Land an Entry-Level Job When You Think You Might Not Have The Experience

Maybe you’re a fresh graduate, or maybe you’re simply seeking a career change, but it always stings when you scroll through Indeed and Glassdoor only to stumble across the words: “five years of experience required.” For an entry-level position, this is all backwards. How are you, a person with minimal experience, supposed to land an accesible job with a basic resume? Now comes the period…

A Guide to Women’s Colleges

By Josh Moody Women’s colleges once numbered in the hundreds, but now they’re a rarity in higher education. The Women’s College Coalition website notes that there were more than 200 such schools in the U.S. during the 1960s, a number that has now dwindled to fewer than 50. Despite that shrinking pool, advocates of women’s colleges are all aboard. “What…