October 30, 2015
alternative careers for lawyers

What Else Can You Do With a Law Degree?

Stress is an inherent part of being an attorney. As a lawyer working in a firm or legal department, you’re constantly putting out fires and dealing with long hours and tight deadlines. The legal business has gotten increasingly demanding as well – with tighter budgets, fewer support staff, 24/7 international clients, and increased profitability targets. For some lawyers, all this is just too much to put up with day in and day out every day for the rest of their lives. Plenty of lawyers are happy in their careers, and are able to handle the demands of their work. But […]
October 22, 2015
healthy habits to master in graduate school

3 Healthy Habits to Master in Graduate School

The demands of graduate school have a way of coming at us at times like a rip tide….threatening to sweep us off course and away from our goals and dreams for the future. Grad school can be a challenging and intense experience. Unlike college, where oftentimes cramming the night before could still result in decent grades and where there was plenty of time for fun and fraternizing, being a graduate student is a full-time job that requires heightened self-discipline, time-management and study skills. In order to be up to the challenge, grad students need to be in tip-top mental and physical […]
October 15, 2015
graduate school scholarship

Are You Eligible for a Graduate School Scholarship?

Graduate school is expensive. There’s no getting around that. And while it’s true that most scholarships are geared towards undergrads, there are still some stellar opportunities for tuition assistance at the graduate level. Check out our roundup below, and see what you may qualify for. Don’t qualify for any? No worries. We will point you in the right direction towards your perfect scholarship. If you have already begun your career, it pays to check whether your employer is willing to offer tuition assistance towards your degree. Under certain conditions- like a commitment to work a set number of years for […]
October 7, 2015
information security analyst

Spotlight on Career: Information Security Analyst — Defender of the People

These days, pretty much every heist film involves hacking into a computer somewhere. And the modern day hero is often someone whose brains are even bigger than their biceps – an information security analyst! With the rise in hacking attempts and successful data breaches of companies and the government, there’s an urgent need to keep consumer and classified information safe from cyber attacks. That’s where information security analysts come in! They are responsible for safeguarding the networks of companies and government agencies. Organizations are keen on protecting their systems…that’s why there’s a huge demand for these professionals. The Bureau of […]
October 1, 2015
save money in graduate school

5 Ways to Save Money in Graduate School

Are you wondering how you’re going to make it financially while attending graduate school? Well, a financial plan and some serious thriftiness are definitely in order here. Perhaps you’re taking out a school loan or maybe working part time to support yourself. Either way, you will need to adjust to living on a budget. But being frugal doesn’t have to be a bummer… Consider it a challenge or a game of sorts where the object is to spend as little money as possible. The prize for winning of course is a shiny new degree with no strings (aka excess debt) […]