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

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

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

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

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

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

Ornithology: A Field for All Interests

Student Writer

If "bird" is your word, majoring in ornithology could be right for you. And you might be surprised by the range of careers that are available in the field! read more

4 Differences Between Graduate and Undergrad STEM Programs

Senior Director of Graduate Enrollment Management and Admissions, New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering

For many STEM students, the idea of pursuing graduate study is nothing new. But the transition to an advanced degree still might come as a shock. read more

Why I Chose to Study Biochemistry

Student, St. Bonaventure University

Considering majoring in biochemistry? Your career prospects look bright. read more