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

Where Students Interested in Science Writing Can Publish Their Work

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Love science? Love writing? Introducing: science writing! And if you're looking for experience, these two online publications let students pursue science journalism at any experience level. read more

4 Remarkable Female Scientists Who Transformed the World

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

STEM fields may be male-dominated, but look back in history and you will find hundreds of inspirational female scientists, from aerospace engineers to anthropologists. Here are four groundbreaking female scientists to inspire the inventors of tomorrow. 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

Scholarship Saturday: March 5, 2016

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Check out the CollegeXpress Scholarship Saturday! 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

4 Differences Between Graduate and Undergrad STEM Programs

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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