College is an experience to be savored. You want to enjoy every minute of learning—and living—while you get the degree that will take you further in life. Do Something Bold: Learn outside the classroom by trying new experiences. Study abroad, ask a professor if you can assist with research, or get involved in a new… Continue reading GRADUATION or EXPERIENCE? You can do BOTH!
NORTH Fort Wayne, South Bend, Warsaw, Elkhart Dotted with lakes, trails, rivers, and with Lake Michigan’s stunning sand dunes and Chicago on its border, northern Indiana is a great place to enjoy four seasons. Cities like Fort Wayne and South Bend—home to the University of Notre Dame—are standout economic and cultural engines. But smaller towns… Continue reading Find Your Place in the Hoosier State
1. First Stop: Career Center Think of it as your one-stop for everything you need to start an internship or job search: cover letter and resume help, connections to employers, and, perhaps most importantly, answers to questions like, “What can I do with this major?” Your tuition dollars are already paying for the professional help… Continue reading College-to-Career in 5 steps
When asked to rate the career readiness competencies of college graduates in terms of “essential need,” employers regarded four competencies as vital, according to a new report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). NACE’s Job Outlook 2016 Spring Update survey found critical thinking/problem solving, professionalism/work ethic, teamwork, and communications skills to be… Continue reading Essential Skills Employers Want
– Jacob Elmore, intern at the Indianapolis Business Journal Throughout my time in college, I’ve heard all kinds of ridiculous amounts of money that people have spent on books. Usually the range is anywhere from a few hundred dollars to thousands of dollars. Although I have a major that isn’t textbook heavy, I still had to… Continue reading Buying Books and Saving Money
– Jacob Elmore, intern at the Indianapolis Business Journal Getting around on campus is different for everyone. If you’re looking for a fun way to get around quickly, think about using a bicycle. I’ve ridden a bike almost every day while on campus since it’s incredibly efficient. Some of the perks of riding include: getting places… Continue reading Tips and Tricks for Campus Transportation
– Megan Carrell, intern at the Indianapolis Business Journal As a recent college graduate, I had the privilege of experiencing that wonderful existential crisis of “What now?” Here’s a few things I’ve already learned about being an “adult”. It’s okay to not know everything. To quote Voltaire, “The more I read, the more certain I… Continue reading Everything I need to know I learned from college… but I didn’t
– Paige Clark, intern at the Indianapolis Business Journal Figuring out financial aid can be confusing. Figuring out financial aid with two divorced people can be more confusing than imaginary numbers in trigonometry. Although almost everyone does, or should, apply for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, it’s still very confusing and no one seems… Continue reading Multiple household doesn’t mean multiple financial headaches