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3 Important Lessons Learned From My Summer Internship

3 Important Lessons Learned From My Summer Internship

This summer, I interned at a nonprofit called Engine in Downtown Minneapolis. It was one of my first real jobs working for someone else, and I learned so much in just a couple of short months. On my last day there, I wrote down the three biggest lessons I had learned over the course of ...

College Transitions: 4 Simple Ways to Gain Independence

College Transitions: 4 Simple Ways to Gain Independence

Transitioning from high school to college can be really tough. To help you adjust, TYT University and Lisa Ferguson are bringing you everything you need to know, from making new friends to forming new study habits and more! First up: how to gain independence before you leave home. Now is the perfect time to start ...

5 Reasons You Should Consider an Online College

5 Reasons You Should Consider an Online College

If you want to get ahead in this world, a high school diploma won’t cut it anymore. Many jobs today require a college degree or, at minimum, some form of specialized training. But life can get in the way of continuing a post-high school education. For students who lack the time, money, and resources of ...

4 Reasons Every Girl Must Train Shoulders

4 Reasons Every Girl Must Train Shoulders

I like to joke about every guy who doesn’t train legs as much as the next person. It’s funny to see people who are obsessed with building muscle, but purposely ignore 60 percent of their muscle because it’s a little bit uncomfortable. But one of the biggest issues I’ve seen with girls lately is a ...

A Messy Person’s Guide to Being Clean and Organized

A Messy Person’s Guide to Being Clean and Organized

Wouldn’t it be nice? Never having to look at a pile of messy clothes, stacks of papers, dirty trash, or dozens of emails ever again? It’s definitely possible; and a lot easier than you might think. I used to be a messy person. That’s just who I thought I was. I didn’t place enough value ...

3 Productivity Apps for College Students

3 Productivity Apps for College Students

Being in college is the best 4 (or 5, 6, or 7) years of your life. Aside from all of the lectures, homework, papers, and exams, you meet new friends, make life-long relationships and memories that you can pass on to your children before they begin their own college careers. Unfortunately, all that stuff also ...

How to Become More Than Your Major to Recruiters

How to Become More Than Your Major to Recruiters

“So you want to make movies or something?” That’s the first question people ask when they hear I majored in Film and Television — an odd choice for someone with no intention of entering either industry. Yet switching out of Economics was one of the best decisions I made as an undergrad. The courses offered ...

10 Ways to Make Extra Money as a College Student

10 Ways to Make Extra Money as a College Student

This post was written by Blake Moffat, a student studying business and law. Blake also works as a member of the online community team at MoneyBuddy. Freelance Like the idea of working, but don’t like the idea of being tied down to one job for months and months? If so, freelance work is a great option for you. Unlike ...

Your First Software Engineering Job: Six Steps to Six Figures

Your First Software Engineering Job: Six Steps to Six Figures

Ah, summertime. The air is heavy with the sweet scent of tens of thousands of somewhat-qualified Computer Science grads, unceremoniously dumped into the wider world. If you’re among them, or a self-taught programmer that’s competing with them for jobs, you probably feel like you’re sitting pretty. I have good news and bad news: It’s a ...

Introducing The HackCollege Career Guide

Introducing The HackCollege Career Guide

Welcome to the HackCollege Career Guide! This page is designed for prospective students, professionals looking for a change of pace, and anyone with burning questions about when, where, and how to land the job of their dreams. These profiles feature job descriptions, top-ranked academic programs, quotes from industry veterans, and other important information about some ...