Articles tagged with College Majors

How to Get Real-World Experience in Your College Major

How to Get Real-World Experience in Your College Major

While pursuing your college degree, you will take many classes that will help you explore your intended field. The knowledge gained from these major-focused courses can be very beneficial; however, gaining real-world experience in your college major can be the extra boost you need when entering the job search. Unfortunately, many students neglect to get real-world experience during their schooling, only to realize its importance once it’s too late. You can get real-world experience in your college major by taking on internships, career-related jobs, and relevant extracurriculars while in school. Having examples from classes can be helpf ... Read More About How to Get Real-World Experience in Your College Major

What to Know About College-Level Science

What to Know About College-Level Science

From biotech to computer engineering, science currently ranks among the most popular academic fields among U.S. college students. If you’re interested in studying science, you should know that college-level science presents both challenges and invaluable lessons that can help you prepare you for success in your field post graduation. College-level science courses will likely feel more difficult than high-school level science courses. Despite being tough, however, college-level science courses are totally plausible to succeed in—all you need is a positive attitude and lots of hard work. Knowing a little about what you’re get ... Read More About What to Know About College-Level Science

How a College Minor Can Help Your College Major

How a College Minor Can Help Your College Major

A college minor is an exciting, and often underrated, opportunity to explore more academic areas and to advance your knowledge. Maybe you are majoring in physical therapy and want to open your own practice some day—a business minor could be the perfect complement to your major. Think of your minor as your major’s partner in crime or its opening act. Your college minor can help your college major by allowing you to accompany and cultivate skills that enhance what you learn in your major. In addition to this, there are several other reasons declaring a minor can help elevate your degree. College minors introduce you to additional a ... Read More About How a College Minor Can Help Your College Major

What to Know About College-Level English

What to Know About College-Level English

In college, there’s typically a greater variety of English classes. Students should know that college-level English explores subjects both narrower and deeper than what they may have experienced in high school. If you are an aspiring English major, writer, or simply looking to improve your reading and writing skills, here’s what you can anticipate about college-level English: 1. College-level English emphasizes critical thinking In college-level English courses, there’s more of a focus on critical thinking, both in the way you read, annotate, and interpret texts, and in the way you write. In general, college-level English m ... Read More About What to Know About College-Level English

How to Choose a Foreign Language to Study

How to Choose a Foreign Language to Study

Most high schools require students to take a foreign language course for at least a year or two. But many of those high school students will choose to continue their studies of that foreign language from the beginning of their freshman year to the end of their senior year — and perhaps into college! Aside from fulfilling academic requirements, studying a foreign language has many advantages. From helping improve your decision-making skills to increasing your chances of getting into the college of your choice to boosting your understanding of the world around you, learning a foreign language can enhance your life academically, profession ... Read More About How to Choose a Foreign Language to Study

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