College is an opportune time to learn more about not only your career but to grow in character as well. Forming new friendships, working on stressful projects and papers, and spending time in community all contribute to years of figuring out who you are, how you communicate, how to succeed, and to discover your personality in college.
It's the end of January and that means... at least 2 more months of winter await us! Cabin fever might be knocking at your door. But not to worry, Bridgett Boeke '20, a third-year student and expert on all things cozy create a list of all of her favorite spots in Minneapolis to buckle down on homework and cozy up in the cold.
Your time in college is all in preparation for your career or ministry after graduation. Class projects, tests, and homework assignments are created to teach you applicable skills that will impress your future employer and give you a solid foundation to grow in your future career. But between classes, homework, and internships it can be easy to miss the first right of passage to landing your dream job right out of college: The Interview.
Finals week is probably one of the most dreaded and simultaneously awaited weeks out of the school year. You're faced with finishing up final projects, getting virtually no sleep, weird eating habits, and studying to get good grades on your exams. It can be easy to put homework and tests before self-care and sleep, but the truth is that the better you take care of your well-being, the better you'll succeed.
Whether you are looking to pursue a career as a music pastor or get a degree in music performance, finding the right music university that tailors to your goals, style, and and values can prove to be difficult. Jake Felstow, alum and current drummer for Yam Haus, tells us about his journey in choosing a music performance degree and landing his dream job.
Getting your finances in order while still in college can set you up well when the real financial obligations begin to pile up and student loans kick in. Unless it has to do with loans or your weekly coffee budget, college finances aren't often talked about so it's hard to know where to start.
In recent years personality assessment have become increasingly popular, with the Myers Briggs test being among the top trending. Personality tests exist to help an individual learn more about how they operate in the world, make decisions, and interact/understand the people around them. They can be a great tool in developing more self-awareness and gaining a broader perspective in understanding how others around them might also see the world and choose to operate within it. The Myers Briggs test can especially be helpful in determining a career path or even a college that would be a great fit for you.
College is a great time to start building your network but it is easy to feel trapped in a bubble. Minneapolis has many great (free) networking opportunities that can get you off campus and in the midst of working professionals. Hello internships and job opportunities! Here is our list of 7 networking opportunities that are perfect for students!
College can be one of the most disorienting times in your life and creating a schedule can seem like an uphill battle in the juggle of work, social life, faith, and homework! So it's understandable if your everyday prayer time falls under your radar sometimes. Not to worry, it happens! But just to help, we have created 5 great tips for increasing your prayer life while in college.