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Celebrating National Sisters Day

Celebrating National Sisters Day

Mon, 08/08/2022 - 2:49pm

National Sisters Day is the first Sunday in August, so we decided to get

 Using 10 Leadership Styles to Become an Effective Leader

Using 10 Leadership Styles to Become an Effective Leader

Fri, 07/29/2022 - 3:49pm
An effective leader takes charge of a situation and finds a quick resolution. Leadership styles are as different as the persons using them, and educational leaders, those who disseminate knowledge on a wide range of topics, are a particularly diverse group of people.
Building Community on Campus

Building Community on Campus

Fri, 07/29/2022 - 9:59am
Can you recall the scene in Mean Girls where Cady Herron ate her lunch alone in the bathroom on the first day of school? As an incoming freshman in college, I was scared that the iconic movie scene would be my reality because I did not know anyone before move-in day. But Cumberlands made it easy for me to meet new friends and get involved on campus.
Living off Campus: Pros and Cons

Living off Campus: Pros and Cons

Mon, 07/18/2022 - 1:58pm
Living off campus is the epitome of a blessing and a curse. I lived on campus for 3 years before moving into an apartment. While I have personally loved my experience, I know that isn’t the right choice for everybody. There’s a lot to consider when you’re on the fence about this topic. For instance, these pros and cons…
Comparing Criminal Justice Degree Programs – Which is Right for You?

Comparing Criminal Justice Degree Programs – Which is Right for You?

Fri, 07/15/2022 - 12:53pm
Before we dive right into comparing various criminal justice programs, let’s make sure we have a firm understanding of what criminal justice really is. Criminal justice is, in fact, one of the most popularly pursued academic fields of study.
5 Reasons To Get Your Master's in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

5 Reasons To Get Your Master's in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Thu, 07/07/2022 - 3:50pm
If you want to pursue a career that allows you to help others overcome psychological challenges, then a clinical mental health counseling degree could be the path towards the perfect career.
Keeping Up with Friends and Family While Five Hours from Home

Keeping Up With Friends and Family While Five Hours From Home

Wed, 07/06/2022 - 12:59pm
When I first started my college search, my parents begged me to stay in state and stay close to home. Unfortunately for them, I knew I wanted to get out of North Carolina and go somewhere new.
9 Exciting perks to earning a doctor of philosophy in business degree online

9 Exciting Perks to Earning a Doctor of Philosophy in Business Degree Online

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 12:06pm
A Doctor of Philosophy in Business is the highest degree possible in the world of business. By earning a Ph.D., business leaders can take their leadership skills to the next level, pushing themselves toward the top of their organizations.
An introverts guide to college

An Introverts Guide to College

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 2:37pm
Being an introvert in a world built for extroverts is a struggle, to say the least. It seems like every aspect of life, especially in college, is surrounded by “putting yourself out there” or “trying and talk to everyone,” which is all good advice… for an extrovert.
If You Need to Change Your Mind About Your Major

If You Need to Change Your Mind About Your Major

Tue, 06/07/2022 - 9:34am
Our childhood role models often come from the movie or television screen. As an early 2000's kid, I found myself stuck between wanting to be Elle Woods from Legally Blonde or Sharpay Evans from High School Musical. (Didn't everyone want their hot pink wardrobes and small purse dogs?)
8 Foreign Language Questions To Ask

8 Foreign Language Questions to Ask Before Studying a New Language in College

Tue, 05/24/2022 - 9:49am
There's no denying that a global perspective colors our daily lives. This reality makes clear communication more important than ever. If you'd like to enhance these abilities, you could benefit from studying a foreign language in college.
Diana’s Declassified Double Major Survival Guide

Diana’s Declassified Double Major Survival Guide

Wed, 05/18/2022 - 10:22am
Picking a major is one of the most challenging decisions you have to make as a college student. For the next four years, you will alter every routine you’ve ever established to better fit this subject. Now imagine doing it twice, at the same time. Delve into this survival guide with me and learn the top five tips I have for being a double major.