Why You Need Emotional Intelligence

Do you have emotional intelligence? Do you know why you need to have emotional intelligence? It once was thought that your education was the best measure of your potential and predictor of your success. You only needed to graduate college with good grades and land a good job. Now emotional … [Read more...]

How To Study – Develop Good Study Habits

Photo by: swatjester To get good grades in college you need to learn how to study in the college environment and develop good study habits.  There are three questions you must answer about how to study. Where to study, when to study, and how long to study? Where To Study The best environment to … [Read more...]

50 Resources For College Graduates – Life After College

Graduation and life after college is not that far off so I thought I would collect a list of resources for soon to be college graduates. Heading off into the “real world” can be challenging for college graduates. Be sure to take advantage of the resources offered by UNC Charlotte. Even if you are … [Read more...]

New Year’s Resolutions For College Students

It is a new year and time to make those New Year’s resolutions. Most people make them, maybe stick with them for a short time and then they are forgotten. Usually the reasons are not enough time, not enough energy or too difficult. There is a method you can use to stick to your New Year’s … [Read more...]

College Internships Help College Graduates Land Jobs

In today’s tough job market a college graduate or soon to be needs every advantage they can to land a good job. A recent survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers showed potential employers have a strong preference for college graduates who have taken part in an internship. In … [Read more...]

Your Major and Where The Jobs Will Be By 2016

One of the hardest decision any college student makes is what to major in. The fallout from the current tough economic times will likely be felt for many years to come. Because of this the job market may have changed considerably since you first thought of a major. The Bureau of Labor Statistics … [Read more...]

Music Can Help You Study

Did you know music can help you study? Studies have shown that the right kind of music can help you relax your mind which enables you to concentrate better. Perfect to studying, doing homework or studying for a test or exam. It cuts down on distractions and helps you focus on your work. The most … [Read more...]

You Might Be a Drunk If

Bored and did a Google search. In the spirit of “You might be a redneck if”, ten signs you might be a drunk and the ten of the less than funny truths. You Might Be a Drunk If… You wake up in the morning and can not remember how you got home. Then you realize you are not at home. Every … [Read more...]

How to Save Gas and Money

Gas prices continue to rise putting more of a squeeze of your budget. If you want to learn how to save gas and money keep reading. We live in a go-go society judging from the way I see most people drive. To save both gas and money requires a change in thinking about how we drive. Below is a … [Read more...]

Study Shows Less Than 55% of College Students Graduate in 6 Years

In his first speech to Congress, President Obama promised that "by 2020, America will once again have the highest proportion of college graduates in the world." Diplomas and Dropouts: Which Colleges Actually Graduate Their Students (and Which Don't), released today by the American Enterprise … [Read more...]

Tuition Hike and Budget Cuts Coming to UNCC

Due to the state of the economy and budget cuts there seems to be no doubt now that the North Carolina General Assembly will increase tuition at UNC System schools for the 2009-10 school year. The big question is how much it will be. In January the UNC Charlotte trustees approved a plan calling for … [Read more...]

College Class of 2009 Graduates Finding Fewer Jobs

The 2009 crop of college graduates is stepping off campus and into the “real world” with fewer jobs in hand than their 2008 counterparts, according to a new report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). Interestingly, fewer 2009 graduates sought out jobs than their … [Read more...]

Pick-A-Prof Adds Applications to Facebook Social Network

Most college students are familiar with ratemyprofessor.com. You can go to the site, click on the class and see how others rate the professor. Since the information provided are opinions it is not really that useful. Pick-A-Prof is gives you more information that just opinions. Pick-A-Prof has … [Read more...]