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Why it’s Okay if You Still Have No Idea What You’re Doing After Graduation

Why it’s Okay if You Still Have No Idea What You’re Doing After Graduation “What’s your plan for after graduation?!” There it is–every college student’s favorite question. Whether it’s relatives, family friends, professors or peers, having to explain or express your uncertainty to people never gets easier, and can definitely feel very defeating. No matter how annoying it can be to…

What to Do After College When You Have Multiple Strong Interests

What to Do After College When You Have Multiple Strong Interests Graduating college is a big deal. That’s why we decorate our caps and celebrate four years of stressful classes, growing friendships and late night partying studying. Even though we’re in the middle of a pandemic, those final moments of transition to the real world are still a big deal—and after the festivities end and you…

10 Ways College Students Can Navigate the Coronavirus Outbreak

Students should know that resources are available. As the novel coronavirus pandemic rages on, colleges are taking steps to mitigate the crisis that may alter students’ lives in other uncomfortable ways, such as upending support systems and forcing students to rethink basic needs. “Campuses are closing and most in a haphazard, confusing way with limited notice. Students are incurring unplanned expenses…

5 Tips for Making the Most of Your Remote Internship

You snagged a remote internship—congrats! Welcome to a world of flexible working. While remote internships have a ton of pros, you’ll need to be prepared to work and complete all of your intern responsibilities…with all the distractions at home. When you have a remote internship, how can you stay focused and make sure you’re getting things done? Here’s five easy tips to do so! Plan…

How To Maintain Your Career Plans During This Pandemic

 With COVID-19 spreading rapidly across the globe, many companies are more concerned with the present rather than looking forward to hiring new employees, resulting in several hiring freezes. While the situation is unprecedented and understandably stressful, it makes this time extremely difficult for seniors who depend on jobs after graduation to support themselves. Esther Leonard, the Assistant Director of Career Education at Boston University, discusses with HerCampus…

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…

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…