Throughout your many years of school, you will never avoid the essay assignment. This will be thrown at you over and over and over – so many times that you’ll eventually look back and find yourself in disbelief that you’ve actually written that many essays. Whether you’re analyzing literature for an English class, writing personal statements for college applications, or taking a stance on an issue for an ACT writing task, you are going to need the same set of fierce writing skills to compose a well-structured and logical essay. Some people have a better knack for writing than others and those natural i... Read More About Tips for Writing an Essay
To be frank, journalism is a tough job market – especially now. The field is changing and positions are being eliminated. Yet, this is also one of the fields that offers a great deal of opportunities for students to take advantage of to build up their resumé before they even graduate. This should be a particularly appealing concept right now since the ability to build experience in the actual workforce after graduation is dwindling before our eyes – for several fields. But thankfully, there is still a lot of freedom for journalism students to get their bylines out there. The most obvious go-to is the... Read More About Things To Focus On as a Journalism Major
High school students have a lot going on already, but when you add on the big college search, it’s hard for a student not to find life extremely overwhelming. This is one giant process that requires a lot of guidance, so it is critical that a student really understands what they’re getting into before taking on this life-changing project. It cannot be treated as something they will coast their way through or just occasionally check on. The college search should be an extremely organized endeavor that you are keeping up with every day and giving very careful attention to. Of course, this takes us back to the overw... Read More About How to Prepare for the College Search
Although many college students may view senior year as the time to start thinking like an adult, junior year is really the time to do it. By no means does this imply you are obligated to stop engaging in student life and must spend all your time networking in business suits, but you do need to start shaping your mindset for that reality. Otherwise, you will enter senior year with no preparation for the real world that is ever so quickly approaching you. Possibly the biggest reason for all this is the fact that internship season is falling upon you. If you haven’t had an internship already, the summer between junior and... Read More About Why Junior Year of College is Important
More often than they should, students decide to go to grad school simply to avoid the doomed job market. Others choose to go because they flat out miss being in school. Neither of these are logical reasons and in the end, they usually won’t leave the student feeling fulfilled. Graduate school is a very serious and big commitment that should only be undergone if a graduate degree is definitely what you want and/or need. There are several aspects of being a graduate student that may not be hitting you just yet as you scour admissions pages for application requirements and deadlines. There are a few key questions yo... Read More About Is Grad School the Right Option for You?