Why You Should Visit Your College Career Center Right Now

Why You Should Visit Your College Career Center Right Now

In the process of applying to college, a college’s career center doesn’t seem to be an important factor to consider. Sure, it may be mentioned…

5 Keys of Success to Understand From DJ Khaled

5 Keys of Success to Understand From DJ Khaled

Back in several ancient civilizations, there existed the common belief in a pantheon of deities. Mythical, larger than life Gods and Goddesses who taught lessons…

What You Need to Know About Practicum Classes

What You Need to Know About Practicum Classes

For many students, choosing a major in college can be difficult. Some worry that they won’t be happy in the field, and some think they…

How to Start Learning Outside of the Classroom

How to Start Learning Outside of the Classroom

Secondary education really is a privilege. It opens one’s mind and world and exposes students to exciting new fields and career options. Some students feel that…

Knowing When You Should Drop an Extracurricular

Knowing When You Should Drop an Extracurricular

If you’re an overachiever (which, given your visit to the Prospect, I’m guessing you are), you were probably pretty involved in high school. When you…

Tell Your Story on About.Me’s New Blog “Campus”

Tell Your Story on About.Me’s New Blog “Campus”

If you believe that college is about much more than just your resume, hate when distant relatives only seem to care about your career plans, or generally align…

Op-Ed: Faulty Divisions in the Education System

Op-Ed: Faulty Divisions in the Education System

At least in the American education system, there remains an unquestioned and unwarranted deep division between mental and manual labor and learning. You either go…

Why I Changed My Prospective Career 5 Times

Why I Changed My Prospective Career 5 Times

It started in second grade with a joke: “When I grow up, I want to become a hobo.” Although it was spoken more to myself…

7 Free Things in College that Will Make You Richer

7 Free Things in College that Will Make You Richer

When paying for college, the list of expenses never seems to end. Besides tuition, housing, and food, there are often activity fees, insurance bills, textbook…

Op-Ed: There’s Nothing Wrong with Living an “Ordinary” Life

Op-Ed: There’s Nothing Wrong with Living an “Ordinary” Life

“I’m so afraid that I’ll just go to college and get a boring job and get married and never do anything to be remembered by.” Raise…

Op-Ed: Your Major Doesn’t Give You a Career

Op-Ed: Your Major Doesn’t Give You a Career

In the college apps world and higher education, we have tons of “major” problems (and cheesy jokes). You know we do – and you probably…

What to Do When You’re “Unemployed” for the Summer

What to Do When You’re “Unemployed” for the Summer

DISCLAIMER: Contrary to the title, you are technically not part of the labor force (since you are “institutionalized” because you are in school), and therefore…

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