Academic Resources for Undergraduate Students

Choosing Your Major

Choosing a major field of study can be a difficult decision. Today's college students often have to weigh several factors before choosing an area of focus for a two or four-year degree program. Some important considerations include: overall program costs, salary expectations, employment rates in a certain field, and advance degree opportunities for your are of study.

 

To read a comprehensive guide on how to choose the major that's right for you, please click here.

Useful Online Resources

Whether it's improving your writing, or learning something new in your classes, college students often have to learn, retain, and use the knowledge you learn in class to produce papers, projects, and many other assignments. By using free online resources and digital tools, you may be able to improve the quality of your work and writing to get the best college experience and grades possible. 

To read more about how digital tools can help you progress as a student, and to access a list of these online resources, please click here.

The Path to Graduation

The checklist for graduating seniors is likely to vary by major. Some may need field placements or internships to meet graduation requirements, while other may require additional certifications once they enter deeper into their field. Planning for graduation begins before your senior year and identifying opportunities that will help build your skill sets is important throughout your academic career.

Often times, landing a job after graduation appears to be a daunting task for many college students. Students on the job hunt, regardless of their major, should prepare to for their job search by fixing your cover letters and resumes, practicing your interview skills, and identifying potential employers and applying for jobs. To access resume and cover letter templates that may be helpful for you, please click here.

To read more about how to prepare for life after graduation, please click here.

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