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5 Great Summer Camps for Students Interested in STEM

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

If you're interested in STEM and looking into summer camps to hone your skills, these programs are some of the best places to do so. read more

Thoughts on My Future Major

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

One of our student writers discusses the pressures surrounding choosing a college major and how her future looks to her. read more

Top Careers for Myers-Briggs Personality Types: ISTP

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

A series devoted to Myers-Briggs personality types and recommended jobs for each type. This edition: ISTP (introversion, intuition, thinking, perception). read more

How can I get involved in student-faculty research as an undergrad?

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Admission officers may be able to tell you about research opportunities that are available on a campus you are considering. Also, your campus may have an office of undergraduate research. If so, that may be the best place to look once you have matriculated as a student. read more

Why Materials Science Is Awesome

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Materials Science is the study of stuff. And since many things are made out of stuff, the major has a lot to cover. read more

How to Choose a STEM Major From All Your Different Options

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

With so many different STEM majors and subfields, it can be hard to decide what you want to study in college. This breakdown of all the STEM options will help you figure out which is best for you. read more

How to Brighten Your Career by Adding Solar

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Director of Marketing & Communication, Borrego Solar Systems, Inc.

Many college students today learn about climate change and the world's energy challenges. And with renewable energy development being one of the fastest growing job sectors, it's a great time to pursue these careers! read more

Engineering Majors and Potential Jobs

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Engineering is this amazing blend of creativity, science, technology, and problem-solving. And you'll find engineers, well, just about everywhere. read more

Spotlight on Major-Specific Scholarships

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Freelance Writer

When you declare an area of study, you'll be able to increase your financial aid options even further by taking advantage of major-specific scholarships. read more

Video Game Psychology: The Science that Goes Into Making Games Exciting

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Research Psychologist; Science in Action Representative, American Psychological Association

What makes playing video games so enjoyable? And what makes some games not so fun? Why is a game too hard for one person but not another? That's up to video game psychologists to figure out! read more