Finding Scholarships for Undergraduate Students

The cost of higher education is continually rising, but students are not powerless in the face of tuition costs. If you’d like to take out fewer student loans and decrease your financial responsibility as a student, scholarships can be really helpful. Even a few...

Challenges First Generation College Students Face

Being the first person in your family to attend college is something to be proud of. You’ve made the decision to pursue higher education and strive for a productive career. However, even if you know you’re taking wise steps to prepare for the future, being...

NSCS Alumni Spotlight: Haley Berner

  Campus: Purdue University Graduation Year: 2017 Degree Program: B.S. in Bioengineering When did you join NSCS? I joined NSCS during my first year of college at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. I was looking for a way to get involved with an Honors...

6 Mistakes to Avoid in College

By now, your guidance counselors and parents have probably given you a long list of things to make sure you do in college. Go to class, join some clubs, apply for scholarships, get an internship — these are all good pieces of advice. But you might be wondering if...

5 Personal Finance Tips for College Students

For many young adults, going away to college comes with a great increase in independence. Suddenly, you’re in control of your own money and finances. This transition can be exciting, but it can also be a little challenging to navigate. The personal finance tips...

Internship Versus Externship: What’s the Difference?

Internships and externships are often suggested as a means of gaining experience in a certain industry prior to seeking employment in that industry. They are both popular options for college students and new graduates looking to enter the workforce. But what is the...