Tag Archives: career advice

Reviewing a College Application in Just 8 Minutes?

It was rather shocking to read recently in the Wall Street Journal, that admissions officers at approximately 30 elite colleges read applications in eight minutes! https://www.wsj.com/articles/some-elite-colleges-review-an-application-in-8-minutes-or-less-1517400001 Because so many more students are submitting applications, the workload for individual readers has become oppressive. Instead, staffers now divvy up individual applications: “One person might review transcripts, test […]

Students Take Time Off From College With A Fall Internship

  At Internship Connection, we are busy visiting our current students on their internships. In addition, since August is the time to start the process of snagging a fall internship, we have been taking many calls from students who are taking a Gap semester off from college.   As we speak to students taking time […]

5 Tips To Help You Think About Your Career

  As early as sophomore year in college, students are expected to choose a college major, but without workplace exposure, how is a student really able to make that determination?   Too many college students switch their majors, mainly because they haven’t gained the career exposure necessary to make a career decision. Participating in a […]