A computer science student at Dawson College in Montreal, Canada was recently expelled after finding and reporting a bug in the school’s computer system and running software to determine if the problem had been repaired a few days later. Regardless of where you attend college, it’s possible to get expelled if you do not follow the rules or break the law.
Whether paid or unpaid, a summer internship offers a taste of what’s to come after college graduation. Internships can also benefit high school students who want to get a head start on potential career fields that interest them. That said, just how do you go about finding a summer internship? Here are 9 tips that will come in handy:
Community college has always been a more affordable starting point before transferring to a four-year university, but many people stop once they earn a two-year degree or complete a career training program. There are actually many high paying careers that do not require bachelor’s degrees.
Many new college grads enter the workforce and return to graduate school a few years down the road, but other students earn their degrees in succession. Choosing whether or not you want to continue your education immediately after earning your bachelor’s degree is a big decision—one that will require a lot more research and soul searching than a blog post can offer—but here are some major pros and cons to consider:
Over the years, you’ve probably liked some teachers more than others. Just as all students do not learn in the same way, different instructors prefer different teaching strategies. During college, there’s a good chance you will wind up with at least one difficult professor who seems to make your life a living hell.
Many students know they want to attend a Christian college or religious college. Here are five things to think about if you’re on the fence about enrolling at a religious school.
A condition that strikes high school students during their final semesters and annoys teachers and parents, senioritis can strike suddenly. Essentially a combination of boredom, anxiety, and anticipation for the future, you might be suffering from it yourself if any of the following are accurate:
College prices continue to rise and part-time jobs favored by students are hard to find thanks to the still-struggling economy. Some co-eds are seeking “arrangements” with wealthy, mostly older men to help foot their tuition bills and living expenses.
Student loan debt continues to rise, but many students’ parents pay for their college educations—or at least make significant contributions towards the bill. A new study has found that while parental financial support may be good news for those students’ bank accounts, but not so good for their GPAs.
More and more “adults” with full-time jobs and families are going back to school, both to improve their employment opportunities and update their credentials. If your New Year’s resolution was to go back to school, an online program might be the perfect choice. Here are seven tips to help you thrive as an online student:
Graduating from high school and being accepted to college are big accomplishments. Even so, figuring out how to balance classes and homework with a part-time job and social life can be a bit overwhelming. Having a mentor can help students stay on track whiling dealing with curveballs that life may throw their way.
Having a degree can substantially increase your earning potential, but going to college can be expensive. Fortunately, help is out there. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, determines your eligibility for financial aid money for college—grants, loans, and work-study programs.
Starting college in January can be quite different than beginning in the fall. If you’re transferring from one college to another, rather than enrolling in classes for the first time, things can seem weird simply because they’re “different” than what you were accustomed to.