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4 Unexpected Skills You Need to Succeed in Science Majors and Careers

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

There’s a lot more to being a scientist than doing research and experiments. Here are four surprising skills you’ll need to excel in STEM majors and careers. read more

What Makes a Great STEM Student? 5 Ways to Become One

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Professor of Education, University of Southern California

One bad experience with science or math shouldn’t ruin the disciplines for you forever. You can reclaim your identity as a great STEM student with this advice. read more

What's the Best Major to Prepare Me for Medical School?

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Wondering what you should study as an undergraduate to best prepare for your future medical school admission process? Check out our expert's advice! read more

Finding a Great Animal Science College and Career

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Animal Science doesn't necessarily lead to a job as a veterinarian! Check out what else you could do, what colleges offer this major, and how you can prepare. read more

Bioengineering: Classes, Careers, and How to Prepare

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Bioengineering is a popular major for students who love math and science. Learn more about preparing for the Bioengineering field and your future career here. read more

How Can I Get Involved in Research as a Student?

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Interested in conducting research in high school or college? Learn about opportunities available to you as a student and tips on finding them from our experts. read more

Preparing to Become a Future Leader in Energy

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President and CEO, The Oxford Princeton Programme

If you're passionate about becoming a leader in the energy sector, you can use these tips to chart your path toward this rewarding career. read more

What Can You Do With a Physics Major?

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Physics majors are all geeky lab rats, right? Wrong. Read on to learn about some of the many directions a physics major can take you. read more

How to Find Scholarships for Science Majors

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Scholarship Search Strategist, College Prep Ready

The costs of attending college are rising at alarming rates each year. The majority of students and their families will have to accept a financial aid package (including scholarships, grants, and loans) to cover those costs. Students--whether you are a college freshman or senior--you can help to minimize the amount of loans you will need to pay for college. read more

How to Get Cheaper Science Textbooks

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Scholarship Search Strategist, College Prep Ready

I remember spending over $500 in one semester for my biology books. You will find that many science or health majors spend upwards of a $1,000 or more per year because they have to buy model and lab kits in addition to their textbooks. However, there are ways to cut the costs of buying textbooks. read more