Tag: STEM

The Likely Letter: A Sweet Surprise in College Admission

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Many prestigious schools send "likely letters" to their most coveted students to entice them to enroll. Read on to learn more about this marketing tool and the effect it has had on two recent recipients. 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

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

Why I Became a Teacher: Erin Denniston, Elementary School Science Coordinator

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Science Specialist, McDougle Elementary School

Ask any teacher and they'll tell you: education is a calling. Here they share their stories of how and why they decided to become educators. read more

A Shifting Dynamic: Women in Graduate STEM Programs

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Freelance Writer

STEM fields aren't just for boys. Girls may be in the minority, but they're slowly gaining ground in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math. Read on to learn how a graduate degrees in STEM areas are helping women get ahead. read more

Infographic: Where the Tech Jobs Are

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Think working in IT will keep you chained to a computer? Think again. read more

Not Just Number-Crunching: Business Analytics Skills Beyond STEM

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Interested in becoming a business analytics professional? There's more to it than number crunching. Read on to learn about the personal attributes that will help you succeed in the field. read more

Show Me the Money: Defying Gender Stereotypes with Nontraditional Majors

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Author, College Admission Expert, Valley Prep Tutoring Services

Even though it's 2015, male nurses and female engineers still tend to be the exception, not the rule. But if you're interested in helping to break these stereotypes, there are plenty of scholarships out there to help. read more

Hidden Scientists: The Coolest Careers You Never Saw Coming

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Freelance Writer

When you imagine a scientist, chances are a white-coated figure working in a lab comes to mind--but it's far from the only option. read more

Business Analytics: A New Path for Women Who Like Math

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Director, Master of Science in Business Analytics, University of Tennessee

Think your love of math and science only translates into a career in engineering? Think again! read more