The Basics of Choosing a Major and Minor: Planning and Preparing

Congratulations on making it to college! This is a great guide to help you think about what major and minor you want to pursue.

On Colleges: Hidden Gems Series

Smaller liberal arts colleges offer an enriching, top-tier education that you may not be familiar with. A new liberal arts college will be added to this post to give you a chance to read about each one. Amherst College Established in 1821 by Congregational clergy and the citizens of Amherst, Amherst is a liberal artsContinue reading “On Colleges: Hidden Gems Series”

Understanding Basic Methods of Data Collection in Research

There are two main types of data- Primary Data and Secondary Data and each has different methods and sources. Let’s jump right into it and begin by discussing Primary Data.

Op-Ed: How Systems Perpetuate an Epidemic Lack of Initiative

In this op-ed, the author discusses the systems in place that perpetuate a perceived “lack of initiative” on the part of individuals and employees.

Sample Email for Research Opportunities

Are you looking for a research opportunity but don’t know how to ask the primary investigator? We got you! Use this template to guide you when writing an email!

Balancing Your Portfolio: 9 Must-Haves in Your Investment Toolkit

Here are 9 Must-Haves we recommend you consider for your Investment Toolkit.

Love Science? : Career Paths in Research

In the field of STEM, there are many different avenues to explore when becoming a researcher. The variety of styles and methods used in scientific research can allow for a more broad spectrum of applicants to find their footing in the scientific community. Though the positions available to researchers vary quite a bit in regards to their duties and expectations, it can be easy to confuse the different career options. Hopefully the following will help to clarify some of the ambiguity regarding the proximity and boundaries of the roles carried out by the particular class of researcher. 

Non-Custodial Parent Waivers: What to expect, how to complete them, and how to get your supplementary information.

For students that only have one custodial parent, financial aid applications can be quite scary, let alone complicated. I am hoping that with this article, we can lessen the burden that first-generation and low-income students face during the college application and financial aid process. 

Enrolling in College Courses: The Do’s and Dont’s

With another semester coming to an end, many students are beginning to plan for the next enrollment period which marks the beginning of a new semester. Even if you are not in college yet, it’s important to familiarize yourself with the college enrollment process.

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