Advice for Med School Hopefuls

By: Helen Voelker   Lately, a lot of students have been saying, “I want to go to medical school. What should I major in so I have the best chances of being accepted?” So, we reached out to academic counselors who have a medical school specialty and this is what we learned:   Your major […]

Top Colleges for Computer Science

By: Mia Myklebust   Take a look at any “best majors” list for today’s economy and you are almost sure to find Computer Science near the top. We all know how dependent most of us are on technology and someone has to create all the products we use on a daily basis. That person could be you. […]

What’s Your Academic Passion? [VLOG]

Figuring out what you’re passionate about can be tricky. For some students it comes naturally, but for others it might take a bit of research and a lot of questions. In today’s Vlog Susanna gives helpful tips for figuring out what your passion is and explains why knowing matters.   Transcription:   Welcome to another […]

Choose My Major: Theatre

By: Helen Voelker   Theatre has been around for centuries. Ever since the first actors took to the stage in ancient Greece humans have been participating in some form of theatre.  While often not as glamorous as the silver screen, theatre still remains important to society.  If you’re a person who intrigued by this art […]

Choose My Major: Film Studies

By: Helen Voelker   Oh to work in Hollywood! If that’s something you think every time you go to the movies with your friends, then a major in film might be right up your alley. Many of today’s successful directors, actors and producers (along with other film industry professionals) started out just like you: a […]

A Day in the Life of a Civil Engineer

By: Mia Myklebust   As a high school student, it can be difficult to fully realize the huge number of professions there are in the world. Often your perception of the job world is dictated by the professions of parents, the other adults you know and what you see in the media. Because of this […]

Choose My Major: Psychology

By: Mia Myklebust   There’s no way around it, choosing a major is tough. The number of options can be overwhelming and often make it difficult for students to decide on a topic, let alone stick with just one (50% of freshmen who declare a major change it at least once!) When starting college it’s […]

Real World Skills I Learned From My Theatre Major

By: Helen Voelker   There is a common misconception that a theatre major is a waste of time and money. Most people think that unless you are one of the lucky few that reach Broadway, theatre majors are destined for a life of waiting tables. As a former theatre major, I have experienced first hand […]

Choose My Major: Marine Science

By: Mia Myklebust   There’s no way around it, choosing a major is tough. The number of options can be overwhelming and often make it difficult for students to decide on a topic, let alone stick with just one (50% of freshmen who declare a major change it at least once!) When starting college it […]