The Science Behind the Opioid Epidemic

Opioids kill over 60,000 Americans each year, but learning the effects of these drugs on the brain helps us understand the science behind the opioid epidemic. Most drug abusers are aged 18-25, but no one is immune from the effects of addiction to prescription painkillers or heroin. The opioid epidemic is so widespread that deaths [...]

By |2018-01-16T16:13:02-05:00January 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

6 Science-Backed Ways to Feel Happier in 5 Minutes or Less

Everybody has bad days. But the good news is that when life gets you down, there are simple things you can do to feel happier instantly. We've all had those days where nothing goes right. Your alarm didn't go off, your computer didn't save your latest homework assignment, and you totally forgot about that chemistry [...]

By |2018-01-16T16:13:02-05:00January 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

6 Reasons to Find a Mentor

We often think of professionals having business mentors, but students who find a mentor benefit from that relationship their entire lives. The original Mentor was a character in "The Odyssey" by Homer. In this epic poem, Odysseus, king of Ithaca, went away to fight in the Trojan War and left his friend, Mentor, to care for [...]

By |2018-01-16T16:13:02-05:00January 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Top STEM Emergency Response Careers

Emergency responders work in many different emergency response careers, but they all face danger to come to the aid of others when called. A job where you can really make a difference in other people's lives is available to you in many emergency response careers. Explore some of the opportunities to discover one that may [...]

By |2018-01-16T16:13:02-05:00January 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Guide to LinkedIn for Beginners

Joining a professional network is important when preparing for a career. Knowing how it differs from other social networks is key when joining LinkedIn for beginners. Getting off to a good start and avoiding common mistakes many make on LinkedIn can save you time and help you to use this social media network to your [...]

By |2018-01-16T16:13:02-05:00December 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Find What You Love with the STEM Type Quiz

Tired of feeling like you don't have it all figured out? The STEM Type Quiz can help answer the question "What do you want to be when you grow up?" It's almost that most wonderful time of the year. No, not the holiday season — the second half of the school year. For high-school students, [...]

By |2018-01-16T16:13:02-05:00December 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

6 of the Best Gifts for Teachers

The best gifts for teachers don't include bath gel, candles, or a "#1 Teacher" coffee mug -- they have more than enough of those! Santa's not the only one making a list and checking it twice -- everyone has a list of people they want to show their appreciation for with a gift around the [...]

By |2018-01-16T16:13:02-05:00December 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Important Is Location When Choosing a College?

One of the biggest factors for many students and their families choosing a college is location. There is a lot to think about when deciding whether to stay close or move away. While some teens are anxious to get out of their state, others don't even want to consider universities that are more than an [...]

By |2018-01-16T16:13:02-05:00November 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Job Spotlight: Hydroponics Grower

As new careers in agriculture open up, students discover there is more to being a hydroponics grower than simply planting seeds. As the hydroponics industry continues to grow, more students are going to be needed to enter into educational programs that prepare them for these fascinating careers! The options for agriculture careers are taking an [...]

By |2018-01-16T16:13:06-05:00November 29th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Things You Never Knew About CTE Programs

CTE programs offer students practical vocational skills, preparing them for the workforce. Read on to learn five facts about vocational education! CTE programs are Career and Technical Education programs. To prepare more students to graduate high school work-force ready, many districts now offer these vocational programs, offering students practical skills. CTE programs help students stay [...]

By |2018-01-16T16:13:06-05:00November 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments