Sara Feinstein

What to do when you realize you hate your job

Sure, there are plenty of monotonous tasks that make the workday drag on, but if the thought alone of coming into the office makes you cringe, it might be time to make a change. While handing in an abrupt letter of resignation may sound like a glorious solution, for many people, walking away is not...

Monday, August 21, 2017, 12:39 PM

Learn how to code with these five online boot camps

With an increasing number of businesses relying on the work of programmers, knowing how to code has become one of the most valuable tools in today’s job market. And while we typically envision college as the main factor in bolstering one’s career success, when it comes to landing a tech...

Monday, August 21, 2017, 12:30 PM

When college isn’t the only route to success

When Daniel Moriarty began college last fall, he was already one step ahead of most of his peers. At just 18 years old, he had already answered the nagging question: What do you want to do with your life? “I was convinced that I wanted to be an architect,” he recalls. “I was so...

Thursday, August 10, 2017, 4:43 PM

What to do when your boss is a bully

If you thought your days of bullying ended on the playground, you’re in for a rude awakening. In fact, “one of the toughest dilemmas facing workers today is office bullying, especially when it’s coming from their boss,” says career and workplace advisor, Tracey C. Jones....

Monday, August 7, 2017, 11:01 AM

What does it really take to get into an Ivy League college?

College application season is approaching, which means thousands of students will soon be fighting for the few coveted seats at the nation’s most selective colleges, the eight Ivies. While many students think scoring an acceptance revolves around boasting the highest GPA, hours of community...

Thursday, August 3, 2017, 4:57 PM

Do you have what it takes to become a nurse anesthetist?

After years of schooling and hands-on experience, nurse anesthetists are well equipped not only to administer anesthesia to patients going under the knife, but also to respond to whatever emergency situation that might come up. We spoke with Lynn Reede, senior director of professional practice at...

Monday, July 31, 2017, 12:33 PM

The top 5 healthcare professions

There’s no denying that healthcare is one of the fastest growing career sectors in the United States. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics expects the field to grow by 23 percent over the next decade, creating somewhere near 974,000 new jobs. So what are the best positions at the moment?...

Monday, July 31, 2017, 12:13 PM

How to be a girl boss entrepreneur

Working as an office administrator pays the bills, but if sitting at a computer answering the phone isn’t lighting your creative fire, you can feel stuck. Maybe you’ve always wanted to start a fashion line or catering business, but didn’t know exactly how to transform the idea...

Monday, July 31, 2017, 11:48 AM

How to choose a college major that you'll love

If you ask any student what they plan to study in college, you’re likely to induce a full-blown panic attack. Considering the array of options, and the fact that many students believe their major is an exact determinant of where they’ll end up, narrowing down on one area is oftentimes...

Thursday, July 20, 2017, 6:19 PM

College admissions officers are stalking your social media accounts

If you thought your transcript and college essay were all admissions officers were looking at — think again.   According to a new survey by Kaplan Test Prep, universities are checking up on what students post on Twitter, Facebook and even Instagram.   But that doesn’t mean...

Thursday, July 13, 2017, 12:40 PM

Write a LinkedIn profile summary that will get you hired

In today’s digital age, creating a strong LinkedIn profile is crucial. And while that certainly involves uploading a stunning professional headshot and writing up a captivating headline, the truth is, without a strong career summary, the chances of a hiring manager reading any further are...

Monday, July 10, 2017, 7:05 PM

6 scholarship tools that help you find free money

Let’s face it — college is expensive. And by that we mean, awfully expensive. Thankfully, there are plenty of scholarship sites out there that can make paying for those four years a little more manageable.   We’ve rounded up the best six best scholarship tools on the web...

Friday, July 7, 2017, 7:25 PM

What Gen Z needs to know about job hunting

The first members of Generation Z — defined as those born between 1996 and 2010 — are graduating from college and beginning to enter the workforce. But sliding right into the working world certainty won’t be a walk in the park. As the job market becomes increasingly more...

Friday, July 7, 2017, 6:59 PM

How to ace the GMAT

If you're thinking of going to business school, chances are you'll have to take the GMAT.   And make no mistake, this is no ordinary multiple choice math exam. With four sections, including one focused entirely on real life work skills, the test is designed to see how candidates will...

Friday, July 7, 2017, 6:44 PM

A strong statement of purpose can secure your spot in graduate school

Of all the factors that come into play when applying to graduate school, writing the statement of purpose is oftentimes the biggest challenge for students.   And while it’s easy to brush it off as just another supplemental essay on the winding list of requirements, the truth is,...

Friday, June 30, 2017, 5:32 PM

How to survive your first year of medical school

If you thought cramming for your organic-chemistry exam during college was rough, then medical school might just break you. Not only is there way more material to absorb, there’s also the never-ending lectures, labs, homework and exams. But that doesn’t mean you have to live out the...

Friday, June 23, 2017, 5:11 PM

How to land a job after graduation when you have no experience

Jumping into the job hunt after graduation is terrifying, especially when all of the job listings begin with “three to five years’ experience necessary.” And while these requirements makes sense — naturally, employers want to hire somebody who has some prior training...

Friday, June 23, 2017, 4:01 PM

Want to make mobile apps for a living? Here’s what you need to know

Whether you’re looking to stream the latest news, deposit money into your bank account or shop for shoes, chances are there’s an app for that. Of course, it doesn’t find its way into the app store without first touching the hands of a mobile-app developer, who’s responsible...

Friday, June 23, 2017, 3:08 PM

The ultimate tips for GRE success

If the standard classroom exam wasn’t stressful enough, try to stomach the GRE — a test that will help determine which graduate schools a student can get into. But the process doesn’t have to anxiety-inducing.   After all, studying the material for hours on end isn’t...

Friday, June 16, 2017, 3:32 PM

Mechanical engineers take design to the next level

When people think of mechanical engineers, they tend to envision a sort of handyman. “They think that you’re also a mechanic, and that you want to fix anything that’s broken— especially cars and computers,” explains mechanical engineer Israr Kabir. But that’s...

Friday, June 16, 2017, 3:00 PM