• 4 Health Care Careers For Squeamish People

    4 Health Care Careers For Squeamish People

    This article originally appeared on Schools.com By Laura Vogel If you love helping people, but your stomach flips at the thought of working with blood and guts, you may think that a career in the medical field is just out of the question. Not so! Despite what you may think, there are loads of well-paying... Continue Reading

  • Goodbye Cubicle: 4 Jobs That Are Office-Optional

    Goodbye Cubicle: 4 Jobs That Are Office-Optional

    This article originally appeared on Schools.com. By Maryalene LaPonsie If your work days resemble scenes from the cult classic "Office Space"--an annoying boss stalks your cubicle or your stapler is constantly stolen--it may be time to look for a new, "office optional" career. While working in an office... Continue Reading

  • Cool Job: Food Scientist Barbara Ulen Invents New Treats

    Cool Job: Food Scientist Barbara Ulen Invents New Treats

    When Barbara Ulen decided theater wasn't the right major for her, she sat down with the University of Massachusetts, Amherst course catalog and went looking for something else. She'd suffered from migraine headaches that were triggered by certain foods, so when she came upon food science, the subject intrigued... Continue Reading

  • Cheating In School: How The Digital Age Affects Cheating And Plagiarism [Infographic]

    Cheating In School: How The Digital Age Affects Cheating And Plagiarism [Infographic]

    This article was originally featured on Schools.com The consequences of cheating used to instill fear into many a student. But it seems these days, kids just don't care about academic honesty anymore. Many students can't even distinguish between what constitutes plagiarism and what doesn't. According to... Continue Reading

  • Top 10 College Application Mistakes

    Top 10 College Application Mistakes

    Harvard received 35,000 applications for its 2011 entering class and accepted a mere 6.4 percent of hopefuls. Columbia University received 32 percent more applications this year and showed 15 of every 16 applicants the door. Not all universities are as selective as these Ivy League schools, but the message... Continue Reading

  • 5 Ways To Turn An Internship Into A Job Offer

    5 Ways To Turn An Internship Into A Job Offer

    This article was originally featured on Schools.com A recent survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers found that more than 61 percent of college students with a paid internship in the for-profit sector received job offers upon graduation. Amber Rinehard was one of those fortunate interns... Continue Reading

  • Cool Job: Computer Animator Brings Video Games to Life

    Cool Job: Computer Animator Brings Video Games to Life

    This article was originally featured on Schools.com Josh Scherr, lead cinematic animator at Naughty Dog, a major video game developer, began learning about movie effects when he was about six years old. That's when he saw Star Wars and his parents explained to him that light sabers don't really exist. He... Continue Reading

  • Cool Job: Paleoclimatologist Rocks On Land And At Sea

    Cool Job: Paleoclimatologist Rocks On Land And At Sea

    This article was originally featured on Schools.com by Amy Mayer Maureen Raymo spent her childhood exploring the outdoors. By the age of seven she'd also developed an obsession with Jacques Cousteau, which fostered a fascination with the oceans. So by the time she got to Brown University in Providence,... Continue Reading