Kara E. Joyce

Kara E. Joyce is a Site Editor at Tech Target 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.


How to "Show, Don't Tell" to Boost Your Writing

Your English teacher has probably advised you to "show, don't tell" in your writing. But what does that even mean? Here's a quick explanation (with examples!).read more

Student Loan Refinancing: What's It All About?

Student loans can be overwhelming. At some point post-grad, you may consider refinancing those loans to ease that burden. Here's a guide to what all that means.read more

Unique Ways to Stand Out on Your College Applications

No one wants to be just another piece of paper in the college admission process. Here are a few ways to make your application stand out from the crowd.read more

Interning in the US: Pursuing a Fitness Internship Abroad

Internships are invaluable. International internships? Priceless! Read on for an inside look on Martin's international fitness internship.read more

Ways to Make Campus Visits More Fun (Plus, Campus Visit Bingo!)

Are all those campus visits tiring you out? Here are a few ways to make them a little more entertaining...including a rousing game of Campus Visit Bingo!read more

Want to Be a Writer? Then Don't Follow This Tired Advice

Everyone's going to tell you what to do to be a writer. This article is different--it tells you what NOT to do.read more

Choosing the Right Graduate Degree for Your Goals

Know you want to continue your studies post-grad, but not sure how? Read on to learn about the advantages of each type of graduate degree.read more

How to Give Your Resume "The Disney Effect"

It's a well-known fact that interviewers' ears perk up at three words: Walt Disney Company. Here are ways to get that same reaction in other ways.read more

Feeling Tired? How to Address Sleep Problems in College

Everyone's tired in college. But are you tired from being overworked or something else? Here's how to tell the difference.read more

Why You Shouldn't Study Abroad in Ireland

Looking to study abroad at some point in college? Be careful if you choose Ireland-- you may never want to leave!read more