About Dorothy Crouch

Dorothy Crouch is a California-based writer who has covered many topics, such as financial technology, luxury lifestyle, travel and the pet-goods industry. Born and raised in New York City, she pursued her undergraduate degree at Hunter College and an M.S., Publishing degree through Pace University. Combining her love of learning and curiosity of the world, Dorothy studied abroad at Dublin, Ireland’s Trinity College, igniting a passion for travel. Dorothy’s thirst for knowledge and love of learning has led her to travel the world and pursue higher learning, including scuba certification. A lifelong animal lover, Dorothy lives in Los Angeles with her husband, their fish and two lovable, spoiled dogs.

5 Top STEM Forestry Careers

If you love being outdoors and care about sustainability and the environment, one of these forestry careers might just be right for you! Though they might not be the most obvious job choices, forestry careers can offer a lot of excitement and opportunities in growing businesses. From jobs that require climbing trees (picture "The Hunger...

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By |October 31st, 2017|Featured, Real World, STEM - Science|0 Comments

5 Top STEM Hydroponics Careers

There's a lot more to agriculture than traditional farming. Check out these exciting hydroponics careers that could be the future of agriculture! Using hydroponics allows agriculturists to eliminate the use of soil on large areas of land in favor of nutrient-rich alternatives. This can make farming easier for populations in urban environments or in areas...

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By |October 27th, 2017|Featured, Real World, STEM - Science|0 Comments

5 Top STEM Chemistry Careers

Chemistry careers are about much, much more than goggles, beakers, and the periodic table. Chemistry is in everything, even incredible careers. When working in chemistry careers, many professionals in this field use a lot of creativity in addition to their STEM foundations. Pursuing a job in this field doesn't mean you'll do the same thing...

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Take Part in STEM History During the Solar Eclipse

One of the biggest space events in recent history will take place on August 21. Prepare for the 2017 solar eclipse to see celestial STEM in action! The last time a total solar eclipse was visible to the continental United States was way back in 1979 – long before you (and some of your teachers) were...

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By |August 17th, 2017|Featured, Real World, STEM - Science|0 Comments

5 Top STEM Manufacturing Careers

Don't be fooled — manufacturing careers are in high demand and companies need highly skilled candidates to work in modern facilities with incredible technology! There might be rumors circulating about manufacturing careers as products of a bygone era. As automation in factories continues to grow, it might seem that manufacturing leaves little room for humans....

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How to Break it to Your Parents that College Isn’t Right for You

Though college is the right training for many careers, it's not right for every career and every student. If you know college isn't right for you, how do you tell your parents? Sometimes it seems like the world just expects you to go to college after high school, but as graduation approaches, you may have...

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5 Important STEM Careers that Require an Associate Degree

Exciting, in-demand jobs don't always require a bachelor's degree. Discover your passion through STEM careers that require an associate degree! Pursuing a STEM career doesn't mean that students must also pursue a bachelor's degree, or master's studies. Many jobs exist for students who are interested in STEM work, but would rather dedicate time to a...

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Uncovering Hidden Women of Color in STEM

While stories of hidden women of color in STEM are beginning to come to light, both women and people of color are still underrepresented in STEM fields. While "Hidden Figures: the American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race" by Margot Lee Shetterly remains in the number...

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By |February 28th, 2017|Featured, Real World, STEM - Science|0 Comments

5 Things to Do with a Drone (and 5 Things to NOT Do)

Received the hottest holiday gift? Learn about responsible and fun things to do with a drone - and some things to avoid! Drones—also known as unmanned aircraft systems (UAS)—have evolved beyond military operations into civilian and business tools. These hot items have inspired students to explore the world via air without leaving the ground. While...

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By |January 4th, 2017|Featured, Real World, STEM - Technology|0 Comments