Niche Careers: Foreign Service Officer

Niche Careers: Foreign Service Officer

Picture yourself in Moscow entering a guarded embassy building. You nod and exchange greetings with well-dressed professionals, many of whom you know, as they shuffle through the lobby. Someone says something to you in Russian and you chuckle while sipping on your coffee. On your desk is a list of current international events, and you’re ...

Why You Should: Use Adler Notes

Why You Should: Use Adler Notes

Adler Notes is about as close as students can get to having the a digital Swiss Army Knife for taking notes. It’s a free Android note-taking app that handles your lectures notes, assignment reminders or diary entries. This app does all things related to note-taking, and it does them very well. The range of features ...

Watch Your Mouth: The Vocal Mechanism

Watch Your Mouth: The Vocal Mechanism

Check out other segments in our continuing series of public speaking tips: 1, 2 Did you know that your voice works similarly to a musical instrument? Just like a musician must master his instrument’s adjustable parts and source of energy, a successful public speaker must master the mechanics of his own vocal tools. Professionally trained ...

Six Productivity Tools Better Than a Planner

Six Productivity Tools Better Than a Planner

Three exams, four essays, three group meetings, one final project, five classes and 30 hours spent crying. Welcome to the typical week of a college student. No matter what year you’re in, all college students have one problem in common – productivity. You quickly figure out that there are only so many hours in a ...

Niche Careers: Life Coach

Niche Careers: Life Coach

Have you ever stopped along the street to help a stranger or offered advice to a friend in need? Whoever you helped probably appreciated it, and you likely felt really good about your actions as well. What I’ve just described is what life coaches do each and every day—help other people help themselves. If offering ...

Why You Should: Use the Brave Browser

Why You Should: Use the Brave Browser

If you spend a lot of time on your mobile device researching school assignments, you should switch to the new, free Brave browser. Brave Software aims to stop online ads from invading your privacy and slowing down the Web. This mission is not the same as trying to blocking all ads. The growing use of ...