Scary Student Scams to Look Out For

There are so many student scams out there. Scammers are after your personal information, or your money, or I don’t even know what! This list is not exhaustive – there are other scams, so stay aware! University Student Tutoring Scams It can be really hard to find a tutor! And then some of them willContinue reading “Scary Student Scams to Look Out For”

How to Ask for a Reference from your Professor

How to ask for a Reference or Letter of Recommendation You’re applying for a scholarship, study abroad, grad school, or a job, and you need to submit a letter of reference (aka letter of recommendation, character reference, letter of support, or academic reference) from a professor. Now you have to ask your prof for the letter!Continue reading “How to Ask for a Reference from your Professor”

How to Read Your University Course Syllabus

The university course syllabus is almost like an agreement between the professor and their students, so you want to make sure you know how to read it. It spells out the expectations for the course. It will usually tell you what you are expected to do (assignments, exams, deliverables, readings) and how you will beContinue reading “How to Read Your University Course Syllabus”

University Student Career Exploration

As a student, you are in the ideal time of your life to try on different careers: Your university can probably connect you with multiple opportunities, you don’t have to stay in any role for too long, and you can build your resume at the same time!

How can I explore my career options?

Career development is something you should work on throughout your education and career. How can you explore your career options while you’re a student? Undergraduate students can start setting professional development goals and working towards them while they’re still at university. Read job postings Start your career exploration by reading job postings to see what’sContinue reading “How can I explore my career options?”

How should I choose my major?

Maybe it’s time to start planning for your undergraduate degree, and you have to start asking the big questions about which degree programs and universities you should apply to. Or maybe you’re an undecided student already at university. If these sound like you, you are probably wondering, what should my university major be? Nobody butContinue reading “How should I choose my major?”