Are particular types of study abroad programs more compelling resume items than others (i.e. varying lengths of stay, language immersion, community involvement while there)?
Hi there! Study abroad experiences can be a truly amazing part of your educational journey. You listed some good things in your question, but maybe another way to think about it is how does the experience…View all answers »
What is the best way to go about picking out a major? College is so expensive, I don't want to make a mistake.
Great question! It's always tough to select the correct major that matches well with your future career. Please note sometimes it's very normal to change your mind on finding…
Will strong extracurricular activity experience compensate for lower grades or lack of work experience?
Hi there! GPA requirements are truly a case by case requirement. Almost always, if there is a specific number that has to be hit, it will be there in black and white in the job description. …View all answers »
What kinds of activities outside of classroom work are employers looking for?
It depends on the role in which you are seeking but typically any community/volunteer experience, professional memberships, tutoring, fraternity/sorority membership, etc. This will show initiative and involvement…View all answers »
What basic entry-level skills do new hires often lack?
A recent study by the Association of American Colleges and Universities showed that 85% of employers desire their hires to have strong oral and written communication skills; 83% value strong teamwork ability;…View all answers »