Kara E. Joyce

Kara E. Joyce is a Site Editor at TechTarget in Newton, Massachusetts, and a freelancer who frequently writes for CollegeXpress. When she isn’t hunched over editing material, you can find Kara powerlifting in the gym, pirouetting in a dance studio, or planning her next adventure.

Articles

3 Good Reasons You Should Never Skip Class

Skipping class may be tempting when you want to sleep in or hang with friends instead, but we have three really solid reasons why you should ignore the temptation and go to class.read more

How to Turn an Internship Into a Job

Love your internship so much you wish you could work there forever? Here are a few tips on how to put yourself in a good place to do just that.read more

Need a High School Internship? Here's Where to Look

You may have heard about students getting internships in high school, but do you know where to find one? Here are some of the best places to look!read more

The Best Things to Do While Studying in Ireland

There are so many new experiences to have when you're studying abroad. If you're studying an Ireland, here's a guide for the best things you can do!read more

Good, Bad, and Unnecessary Application Advice

You'll hear a lot of advice during the college application process, but it won't be all good advice! Here's what you should listen to and what you can ignore.read more

Sniffles and Strep: What to Do When You're Sick at College

No one likes being sick when they're at college. You miss class, you miss someone to take care of you, you miss breathing through your nose. Here's how to survive sick days in college.read more

10 Things You Need for College in the Northeast

The Northeast is a popular place to go for college, especially New England. If you're planning to spend the next four years in the area, here are 10 things you definitely need.read more

5 Easy Ways to Own Your Online Graduate Courses

Online classes are increasingly common for grad students, especially working professionals. Here are five tips to make your online graduate classes a piece of cake!read more

The Best Opportunities for Students to Volunteer in October

Everyone loves seeing what national month it is, and October brings awareness to a lot of important things, from bullying prevention to breast cancer. Here are some ways to connect with those causes at your school.read more

A Beginner's Guide to Freelancing in College, Part 2: The Not-So-Fun Stuff

Part one of this series covered the fun side of freelancing in college. Part two will get you through the grittier side of working for yourself.read more