Job Spotlight: Media and Entertainment Solutions Architect

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STEM Career and Education Advice

When Will I Ever Use This?

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A Student Guide to Understanding Credit

Understanding credit can be tricky - and even once you understand credit, it can be difficult to apply the things you've learned. We recommend talking to a financial expert to lay out an individual plan....

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Top 15 Benefits of a STEM Education Revisited

STEM scares many students because it is perceived as being too difficult and - tragically - boring. Clear up the misconceptions and check out these benefits of a STEM education. The truth is that STEM encompasses the...

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5 Cool Math Jobs That Pay Over $50,000 Per Year

"When will I ever use math?" You may not think jobs that involve math would be relevant to your future dream career, but many fascinating math careers do exist. See if any of these five fascinating cool...

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How Do I Get There?

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10 College Terms to Know

From FAFSA to registrar, check out all the college terms you need to know before going on your next tour or filling out another application! Not only do college applications take a lot of time...

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Election Day: The Candidates’ Views on Education

Election Day is November 8 and even if you cannot yet vote in the national election, the results may affect you as a student in the public education system. Just where do the 2016 presidential...

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Could a Gap Year Be Right for You?

The value of taking a gap year after graduation — long a tradition in other countries — is now gaining popularity in the United States. The concept of taking a gap year – or one-year break...

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Job Spotlight: Mariner Pilot

By |October 13th, 2016|Featured, How can I do what I love?, How do I get there?, Real World|

The most dangerous part of any sea voyage is coming into port, and it is the job of the mariner pilot to get the ship safely through shallow water and a busy harbor. Can this...

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Job Spotlight: Launch Engineer, Fluid Systems

By |October 13th, 2016|Featured, How can I do what I love?, Real World, STEM - Engineering|

If you love making things go fast or just go boom, listen up: Launch engineer, fluid systems could be the job in the space industry for you. The launch engineer is the architect behind how...

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Busting 5 Myths about STEM Majors

By |October 4th, 2016|Education, Featured, How can I do what I love?, How do I get there?, Is there a place for me?, Real World|

It turns out that people have a lot of misconceptions about STEM majors. Look past the stereotypes to see if a STEM major is right for you. Traditionally, STEM majors seemed to attract a certain...

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10 Hot Sports Jobs for STEM Superstars

By |September 13th, 2016|How can I do what I love?, How do I get there?|

If you have two left feet and a passion for sports, don't despair. STEM really is in everything, and can help get you one of these awesome sports jobs! Sports are exciting, but only the...

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Top 5 STEM Jobs in the Entertainment Industry

By |August 3rd, 2016|Featured, How can I do what I love?, How do I get there?, Real World, Uncategorized|

STEM jobs can be an adventure, especially in the entertainment industry, where every day is a new experience. If you go to the movies and are more interested in how the visual effects were done...

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Top 5 STEM Jobs in the Biotech Industry

By |July 28th, 2016|Featured, How can I do what I love?, How do I get there?|

Biology may begin with frog dissections, but combine it with technology and the biotech industry becomes a way to improve our health, feed the hungry, and use less energy through new products and processes. There...

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