Category Archives: Be The Brainiac

How to become an entrepreneur while still in college

You don’t have to worry about facing a tight job market after college if you know how to start your own business now. Entrepreneurship isn’t for everyone, but if you like calling the shots and taking some chances it may … Continue reading

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Apply for the Student Engagement Advocate Program by Cengage Learning!

Looking to sharpen your business and presentation skills? Build your resume? AND get paid for it? If you’re interested in educating your campus on new and exciting Cengage Learning technology products, then you should apply for Cengage Learning’s Student Engagement … Continue reading

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Are robots taking over the world?

Does the prospect of robots becoming more and more a part of our everyday lives excite or terrify you? Whichever side you come down on, the time to prepare for what’s next with upcoming scientific advances, from personal robots to … Continue reading

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How to identify your career path

I like to grow flowers and plants, should I major in horticulture and make it my career? I tinker on my dad’s car, should I study mechanical engineering and design cars for a living? There are many questions college students … Continue reading

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Vote for the best “Instructor for a Day” video

Students were asked to submit a short video to YouTube that answers the question, “How would you engage your students?” if they were the instructor for a day. By creating a one- to two-minute video, students showed us what they … Continue reading

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Get the FAQs for college student academics

Whether you’re a freshman or a senior, college students have many questions. Some are perennial favorites, like why do I have to take electives. Others concern study habits and best strategies for a term paper. Here are a few answers … Continue reading

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Picking your major: It’s not the end of the world

As we roll into August, I wanted to address a question a lot of my student mentees ask me as they get ready to start their first year of college: “What am I going to major in?” In the midst … Continue reading

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Top tips for back to school, campus living and more!

Acceptance and studying at college is going to be a totally different experience than many things you have already accomplished in your life. You must juggle different tasks at once, and if you dorm, you must consider the advantages and … Continue reading

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How to receive financial help for college tuition

Be The Brainiac student blogging contest winner Congratulations, Reba! I’m currently working two jobs to help pay for my college tuition. Luckily, the previous two years were completely paid for by a full Pell Grant. Unfortunately, when I signed up … Continue reading

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