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Stonehill’s IMC master's degree leads with creativity

When researching graduate programs, you’ll likely see messaging from colleges and universities across an array of media platforms. The goal? Building brand awareness while communicating exactly how they can meet your needs. It's a perfect example of integrated marketing communications (...

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 6:02am

How to pick the right community college for you

On May 15th, it was announced that Kingsborough Community College was nominated along with ten other schools for the 2019 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence for its second year in a row. This prize focuses on student learning, degree completion of both the two year community program and...

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 6:24pm

Betaworks introduces Studios to connect creative builders

For the past decade, Betaworks has been building innovative tech products that have since become instrumental in our work (Bitly, TweetDeck) and play (“Dots,” Giphy). “This office space acted like an unofficial community space, and what we want to do now is open it up to be a...

Monday, April 30, 2018 - 11:11am

Summer break? Not really. Time to prep.

High school is going by fast. College is just around the corner, and the summer is a huge, open field of possibility. You’ve been looking forward to bumming around on the couch watching “Riverdale” and snacking, but could your time be better spent on college preparation? ...

Sunday, April 29, 2018 - 3:20pm

Hate your job? This company will hire you to take pics of dogs

Last month we filled you in on a life-changing secret: you can actually get paid to travel and take pictures. Now, we’re bringing you some even better (and cuter) news. If you love dogs and you’re looking for the ultimate dream job or side hustle, listen up.   The Points Guy...

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 5:49pm

Why You Should Go to Grad School for an MBA Degree

The job market sucks. Career fields that have historically been great for salary and prestige, like medicine, law, and engineering, have become saturated markets for job seekers. Millennials, despite being the most highly educated generation in history, face an unprecedented amount of debt and poor...

Monday, April 23, 2018 - 1:17pm

Why everybody — yes, that's you! — needs a financial adviser

Most of us don’t think we need a financial planner. Maybe you’re one of the lucky ones who can pay their bills and throw a few dollars toward their 401K every month. Or maybe you live paycheck to paycheck and all you do is worry about money. Thing is, there are things both of these...

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 6:11pm

When is the perfect time to ask for a raise?

If you’re a little nervous about asking for a raise, join the club. Negotiating with your boss about money is a hard thing to do, especially if you’re not sure that the answer will be yes. So how do you know when it’s best time to ask for a pay increase? To help you avoid...

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 11:43am

Soon-to-be FIT grads vie for spot on school’s coveted runway

Doing a senior thesis is daunting for any college student, but for soon-to-be graduates of Fashion Institute of Technology’s fashion design program, it literally comes down to judgment day. OK, it’s technically called Judging Day, and students work all year with industry mentors like...

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 5:03am

Signs your manager doesn’t have your back

You’ve just finished your quarterly check-in, and something’s off. You’ve maintained a good rapport with your boss; you’ve met—nay, exceeded—your KPIs; you’ve played well with others, even that guy from Accounting you can’t stand… why do you...

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 3:18pm

Why you should go local for college

You can see the light at the end of the tunnel — you’re almost done with high school. Forever. Now’s your moment of truth: do you assert your soon-to-come adult independence by getting as far away as you can from everything you know, or do you stay in town? A change of scenery...

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 3:05pm

Why Boston is the Higher Ed Capital of the U.S.?

If you’re a prospective student, you may be wondering why you should consider moving to Boston for school unless you get into Harvard. It’s a great school! But not all 152,000 college students in the city go to there. So what is it that makes Boston such a City on a Hill for higher...

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 2:59pm

Work week gone to the dogs? How bringing Fido to work will fix it

That coarse automated beeping sound forcing you out of your tranquil dream state can only mean one thing. Your Monday morning alarm is sounding off to remind you that your work week has officially begun. Heading into the office after a long jam-packed weekend can put you in a completely...

Monday, April 2, 2018 - 4:21pm

Columbia University announces first-ever coding bootcamp

With the tech industry booming, Columbia University is looking to help New Yorkers learn the necessary skills to join one of the country’s fastest-growing career paths.  In partnership with workforce accelerator Trilogy Education Services, Columbia Engineering will host its first-ever...

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 3:07pm

This gender wage gap calculator is basic AF but gets its point across

It’s not like we don’t know there’s a gender wage gap. The topic makes the rounds through the standard news cycle at least once a year, which is when you’ll hear everyone trot out the same figure of how much women make compared to men in terms of cents on the dollar. Many...

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 12:43pm

Don't over-do it with your grad school course load

Getting accepted into a graduate school program can feel like a huge step in the right direction. You’ve narrowed down what kind of work you will hopefully devote your life to and you're attending a program that will help you easily jump into a niche facet of the industry you're...

Monday, March 19, 2018 - 2:39pm

Find the right job search site for you

Job search sites can be extremely helpful when looking for work. But sometimes it can feel like you're sending your resume out into an endless void, where responses from employers never make their way back to you. While job search sites like Linkedin, indeed, and — let’s face it...

Friday, March 16, 2018 - 4:13pm

The career development center people should be your college BFFs

For many students, simply graduating from college is enough of an accomplishment. But what they don’t realize is that earning a degree is only step one in the challenge to achieve a successful life and career. In reality, the career development center should become your home away from your...

Friday, March 16, 2018 - 11:00am

What constitutes workplace harassment?

Every notable executive and high powered figure taken down by allegations of inappropriate behavior represents a drop in the bucket when you consider the countless people who are too scared to speak up against their own abusers. So the question is: What constitutes workplace harassment? And...

Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 11:37am

Gender equality drives this NYC-based tech company

Thursday is International Women’s Day, a global celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. This year’s theme is #PressForProgress, which aims to build on the momentum of recent women’s equality movements like #MeToo and #TimesUp — and...

Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 5:04am