Major Spotlight: Creative Writing

Major Spotlight: Creative Writing

Getting a degree in the arts or humanities might seem like the “wrong” choice, especially with so much recent pushing towards degrees in STEM-related fields. But, getting a BA is still a valuable pursuit. When I first began my undergraduate degree, I had pressure from every angle—parents, peers, society—to ditch my dream of pursuing a ...

Digital Organizational Documents You Need

Digital Organizational Documents You Need

It’s amazing that we still under-utilize our personal computers and mobile devices. We have technology to change the world at our fingertips, and yet we can’t remember that thing we were sure we wouldn’t forget last night. It’s time to change that. Below are nine types of documents and apps anyone can use to make ...

HackCollege Interviews: A Dentist

HackCollege Interviews: A Dentist

If you’ve ever had a root canal or a professional cleaning, you know those services may not be cheap but are very necessary. However, most people don’t look forward to seeing the dentist. And yet, it is a noble job. After all, not everyone can do what a dentist does. So, that made me think ...

A Better Way to Apply: Video Cover Letters

A Better Way to Apply: Video Cover Letters

The cover letter is dead, according to recent reports by job recruiting firms. Two-thirds of recruiters think that it is no longer an important part of candidates’ applications. Yet, most job postings still call for something–anything–when applying online. So what should you do to push your job application to the top of the slush pile? ...

Digital Tools to Improve Your Papers

Digital Tools to Improve Your Papers

Writing assignments: love ‘em or hate ‘em, they end up being a huge part of your grade in many college classes. Whether you’re a strong writer or somewhat less confident in your abilities, these four tools can help you take your writing to the next level. Grammarly You’re familiar with spell check, but Microsoft Word’s ...