Secrets to Success

Start freshman year off right

Start freshman year off right

Transitioning from high school to college can be stressful. It’s easy to become overwhelmed when you’re trying to cope with […]

5 tips to increase productivity

5 tips to increase productivity

Whether you’re studying for an exam, wading through research for a term paper or trying to complete the 200 pages […]

5 tips for negotiating your salary for recent graduates

5 tips for negotiating your salary for recent graduates

Many recent college graduates are so happy to simply have a job offer that they immediately accept the terms of the offer […]

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Learning through leadership, experience and service

Learning through leadership, experience and service

  In the summer of 2016, Anthony Suarez organized a student trip to Managua, Nicaragua, as part of FIU’s Alternative […]

5 tips for establishing healthy habits that last

5 tips for establishing healthy habits that last

When it comes to developing better habits – in the classroom, the workplace or in life – you probably already […]

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9 tips for crafting an awesome resume

9 tips for crafting an awesome resume

  Six seconds. That’s how long employers and recruiters spend looking at a resume on average. The question is: will your […]

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by Eduardo Merille

University initiative makes textbooks more affordable

Textbooks are expensive. Many cost well over $100. Four or five classes at that price puts a dent in anyone’s […]

New Career Closet needs donations

New Career Closet needs donations

Have work clothes you’ve been meaning to donate? Now is the perfect time to do some spring cleaning in your […]

Tips, strategies to minimize test stress

Tips, strategies to minimize test stress

Testing season is upon us. But for a lot of students, that means test stress is creeping in, as well. […]

Tips to ease the transition for transfer students

Tips to ease the transition for transfer students

From ensuring your credits transfer to adapting to a new school setting, moving to FIU from another college or university […]

How to set a firm financial foundation after landing your first job

How to set a firm financial foundation after landing your first job

  Landing that first job after college is an exciting milestone and a huge step forward, and with that job […]

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6 ways to fit career enhancement into a busy schedule

6 ways to fit career enhancement into a busy schedule

The start of the semester is always busy. But the weeks before exams and presentations take over present an opportunity to do […]

Paying for college? 10 tips for finding scholarships

Paying for college? 10 tips for finding scholarships

Paying for college tops any student’s list of priorities. But applying for scholarships can be a daunting and time-consuming task […]

5 ways to add tech skills to a resume

5 ways to add tech skills to a resume

It’s no secret that in today’s digital age, technical professionals are in high demand. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects […]

Helping students conquer the temptation to cheat

Helping students conquer the temptation to cheat

Cheating often works its way onto college campuses, and becomes a threat to the spirit and the purpose of higher […]