How to Make Tough Decisions in College

How to Make Tough Decisions in College

As college students, the world is at your fingertips. So many opportunities, so little time. It can easily become overwhelming. That being said, HackCollege wants you to know that we have your back. We want to help you make the decisions that lead to the best opportunities possible. Here’s how: Cast a Wide Net When ...

Writing the Perfect Paper: Pre-Writing Prep

Writing the Perfect Paper: Pre-Writing Prep

Topic? Check. Sources? Check. Start writing? Don’t even think about it. Nothing makes a paper harder to write than going into it unprepared (it makes it take longer too), so take one more step before you start piecing everything together. Read As you were gathering resources for your essay, chances are you only read the ...

Niche Careers: Academic Librarian

Niche Careers: Academic Librarian

Niche Careers is a series that illustrates unusual and/or interesting professions. This first post highlights someone many HackCollege readers see often: the college librarian. HackCollege interviewed Anita Semtner, Director of Library Services at St. Gregory’s University in Shawnee, OK to find out what her vocation is like. HC: When did you realize that you wanted ...

What You Need to Know About Virtual Internships

What You Need to Know About Virtual Internships

College internships are now invaluable for those seeking employment after their undergraduate years, especially in quintessentially professional fields. However, elevated tuition and living costs mean that college students have less and less time and resources to spend on gaining experience. Enter the virtual internship, lovechild of the Internet and understaffed corporations. Virtual internships offer paid ...