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10 Myths About Bartenders

10 Myths About Bartenders

The position of bartender is an iconic role in American folklore. Think of Moe from The Simpsons or Coach from Cheers. The bartender is someone who not only fills our glass, but lends a helpful ear when we’ve got problems or just need a friend.  But what are bartenders really like? Let’s explore a few ...

IT Courses to Kickstart a Tech Career

IT Courses to Kickstart a Tech Career

MOOCs could be your best alternative plan to getting the education needed for a hi-tech career. MOOCs, short for Massive Open Online Courses, provide affordable and flexible ways to learn new skills. They deliver quality educational experiences and give you opportunities to use web-based learning to pursue lifelong interests. Two technology centers have new online ...

Myths of Online Teaching

Myths of Online Teaching

My teaching career happened rather accidentally. I was sitting in a political science class and my professor asked to speak to me afterward. He wanted me to guest lecture about ethnic cleansing after hearing about my experiences with genocide as a child in Bosnia. As a former refugee, I was pained with the task of ...

Consider a Career as a Software Engineer

Consider a Career as a Software Engineer

Do you know what a full stack software engineer does? Or how much can you earn doing that job? A full stack software engineer performs tasks at any level of the technical stack in which they reside. Those working in this position earned a mean salary of $106,000 in 2015. On average, back-end software developers ...

Myths of Online Learning

Myths of Online Learning

No matter how much I stand up to the online education haters, they still have a lot to say about the “less impressive, less strenuous,” interactive internet platform classes so many students are taking these days. I do admit, it gets a bit frustrating attempting to refute the critics and show them the error of ...

Life After Graduation

Life After Graduation

Every year, thousands of students around the globe cross the graduation stage and find themselves struggling to figure out what it means to become an actual adult. Don’t worry; we’ve got you covered. Here are a few steps you can take to ensure your own success after graduation. Searching for (and landing) a job you ...

Ace Seven Common Interview Questions

Ace Seven Common Interview Questions

You did it! You managed to score an interview with a company you’re really interested in! Now, you’re feeling a bit nervous. Maybe it’s your first interview, or maybe you’ve only had a few. For some, the interview process never gets easier. Hopefully, this article can help you ease your anxiety a bit. Below are ...

How to Prepare for a Job Interview

How to Prepare for a Job Interview

A job interview is all about how you answer the questions… or is it? There’s evidence to suggest that a little more goes into it. Factors like body language, charisma, preparation, enthusiasm, prior experience, and grooming all go into choosing who is the best candidate for a job. So, just because you have an interview, ...

Niche Careers: Paralegal

Niche Careers: Paralegal

You’ve probably seen preppy, slick lawyers argue their cases before judges and juries alike, either on TV or in real life. Sometimes they can seem quite impressive, knowing a great deal about their clients, opponents, and the law. But did you know those same lawyers often need help? That’s where paralegals, also referred to as ...

HackCollege Interviews: A School Librarian

HackCollege Interviews: A School Librarian

Picking a career is a crucial part of any young adult’s life. Research helps, but hearing firsthand experience from people who have been in the fields you’re interested in is much more beneficial. If you love books and kids, you may have been thinking about becoming a school librarian. I recently got to chat with ...

HackCollege Interviews: An Industrial Electrical Estimator

HackCollege Interviews: An Industrial Electrical Estimator

If you’re looking for a run-of-the-mill, traditional success story, this is not it. But if you’re looking to be inspired, you’re in the right place. I was able to get in touch with a man by the name of Ryan Manuel, an industrial electrical estimator, and upon hearing what I was up to at HackCollege, ...

The Pros and Cons of Teaching Online

The Pros and Cons of Teaching Online

Do you want to teach students abroad, but don’t feel ready to put your life on hold to move across the world for the opportunity? Well, now you don’t have to. With more online academies and schools popping up online, online teaching could be the right move for you. And even if you already know ...

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