During our formative years, into late teens, and through adulthood, we consistently hear about the risks and dangers of alcohol use. Most of us know the laws and ordinances pertaining to alcohol use and the consequences of illegal or irresponsible drinking. For some, this is enough to keep them from
What comes to mind when you think of college living? Pulling an all-nighter in the library with a bag of chips and an energy drink? Late night pizza runs? Partying until the wee hours of the morning on any given night of the week? Living off cheap and easy microwavable
"I've gained so much self-assurance by taking a gap year. I navigated some difficult and confusing situations throughout my gap year that I wouldn't have encountered if I had stayed in the U.S., such as being lost on public transport, and relying on asking for directions in my limited Portuguese.
"When seeking out individuals to write your letters of recommendation, avoid asking VIPs or those who you believe might have an “in” with the college or scholarship program if they don’t know you very well. A letter of recommendation from a prominent alumnus doesn’t carry much, if any, weight if
The Work/Life Center is here to provide support through life transitions. With college semesters in full swing, we're aware that some of you may be facing the transition of "empty nesting". "Empy nesting" occurs after kids leave the home. This transition can occur any time of the year and for
My previous blog post focused on a graph, showing the % of women earning STEM degrees in various fields. While that graph was was designed to answer a very specific question, let's now look at the data from a broader perspective. Let's look at the total number of STEM degrees