Tag: University

12 Strategies to Writing the Perfect College Essay

College admission committees sift through thousands of college essays each year. Here’s how to make yours stand out. By Pamela Reynolds When it comes to deciding who they will admit into their programs, colleges consider many criteria, including high school grades, extracurricular activities, and ACT and SAT scores.But in recent years, more colleges are no longer considering test scores. Instead,…

11 Tips to Make Any College Club Great

11 Tips to Make Any College Club Great By Alexa Kosloski  Throughout my undergrad career, I have served on executive boards for 3 different clubs and served Chapter President for one. Having this experience has allowed me to understand what it takes to truly have a successful college club. Although every organization is different, the steps it takes to be…

How To Win A College Scholarship

How To Win A College Scholarship By Mark Kantrowitz More than $6 billion in scholarships is awarded each year to more than 1.5 million students. Here’s how you can win one or more of these scholarships. Odds of Winning a Scholarship Winning scholarships should be part of your plan for paying for college. For most students, however, it should not…

How to Stay Safe on a College Campus

How to Stay Safe on a College Campus By: Sarah Wood No matter whether a school is gated or dispersed throughout a city with no visual boundaries, students should take safety precautions and use common sense when walking on and off campus. Just like anywhere else in a city or town, crimes can occur on a college campus. And no matter whether…

8 Ways to Network While You’re in College

Making connections while you’re still a student can help when it’s time to enter the workforce. By: Jackson Nimesheim Undergraduate students may feel like college will last a lifetime, but the countdown to graduation starts the day they step on campus. Students can set themselves up for professional success by building a network while they’re still in school, experts say. “There are…

Finding Jobs That Don’t Require a College Degree

Finding Jobs That Don’t Require a College Degree By Kathy Kristof No college? That’s no problem. A wide array of jobs — many of them well-paying — don’t require a degree. Moreover, some cities are particularly friendly to workers without a college education. These are the results of data compiled by a personal finance site called FinanceBuzz and SideHusl.com. “When…