Tag: College Advice

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,…

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…

7 Skills To Master For Your Senior Year Job Hunt

If you’re reading this, you’re probably in the stage of life most commonly referred to as “adulting.” Besides having to make your own meals, schedule your own doctor’s appointments, and do your own laundry, there’s something else that you have to face: applying for jobs. Susmita Gautam, a former Peer Career Adviser at George Mason University’s Career Services, and Sean McIntosh, President of Society…

How To Ask For Time Off During Your Internship

You’ve finally landed your dream internship. Maybe it’s paid, maybe it’s at a company you’ve always wanted to work for, or maybe you know that it’s going to help you break into the field you’ve always aspired to be a part of. Whatever the exact circumstances, it’s the internship that you’ve been chasing your entire college career. But there’s just one…