Is a Bachelor’s Degree Right for You?

There are lots of options after high school, and choosing one can feel overwhelming. Find out whether a bachelor's degree might be right for you. Is a bachelor's degree the only "good" option after high school? If you know exactly what you want to do after high school and that career requires a four-year degree,...

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By |August 16th, 2017|Featured, How do I get there?, Real World|0 Comments

5 Student Goals to Make This School Year the Best Ever

You rocked back-to-school shopping, but that won't help you have a successful school year. Set a list of student goals so you get the most out of your time spent at school. The purpose should be like resolutions you make for New Year - to make this new chapter as great as possible by cutting your...

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By |August 10th, 2017|Featured, How do I get there?, Real World|0 Comments

Is an Associate Degree Right for You?

Not knowing what to do after high school graduation keeping you up at night? Think about taking the first step into higher education by earning an associate degree. An associate degree can accomplish two goals: If you know what kind of job you want to do, an associate degree could be the right training for...

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By |August 9th, 2017|Featured, How do I get there?, Real World|0 Comments

5 Top Music Science and Technology Careers

Think STEM and music don't overlap? Think again. Check out some of the top music science and technology careers to see if this exciting field is for you! In every issue of our print magazine, we feature the hottest jobs in different STEM fields. There's a STEM job for everyone, including musicians. If you love...

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Is an Apprenticeship Right for You?

There are different kinds of apprenticeships, but any apprenticeship is a good way to learn how to do a job and get paid while you are learning! Committing to an apprenticeship means that you are willing to work a full-time job and learn while you are working. Classroom instruction is often a part of an...

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Job Spotlight: Fingerprint Analyst

Human fingerprints are one-of-a-kind and very intricate. They are keys that a fingerprint analyst uses to open the door to identification of a victim or of a criminal. You don't have to be a police officer, detective, or coroner to have a career in forensics. A fingerprint analyst plays an important role in solving crimes...

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College Packing Guide

College packing can feel overwhelming, but it doesn't have to be. Check out our guide to make sure you have everything you need for your freshman year! How do you pack up your life and move it into a dorm or apartment? Most people are under-packers or over-packers, neither ideal for starting out in college. Your...

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By |July 26th, 2017|Featured, How do I get there?, Real World|0 Comments

5 Top STEM Toy Design Careers

Who says you have to grow up? Toy design careers create the wide selection of toys that inspire and engage children of all ages. Because there are so many kinds of toys, including video and electronic games, there are many work opportunities in this field that attract students with creative and artistic backgrounds, as well...

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The 5 Skills Employers Are Looking For

What are the top skills employers are looking for? Check out what these top STEM companies watch for when hiring employees. The job market is competitive, and you don't want to go on countless interviews and end up with nothing to show for your time and effort. We collected five of the skills employers are...

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By |July 21st, 2017|Featured, How do I get there?, Real World|1 Comment

Taking Notes: Is it Better to Type or Handwrite?

Taking notes well helps us to be successful learners. But does it make a difference if we type those notes on a computer keyboard or write them out by hand? Both skills are important, according to Ester Cole, a child psychologist in Toronto, Canada. "Computer technology is a tool, and tools are complementary," Cole reports....

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