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The art of failure: How to feel the benefits

Rate this article and enter to winFailure and setbacks are painful, whether you failed your weekly assignment or the entire course, didn’t exactly excel at your job, or missed some other goal. You’ve probably...
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Motivation validation: Who and what are you here for?

Rate this article and enter to winWhy are you a student, anyway? Why we’re doing <whatever thing> is a question to ask yourself at certain points in life. If your choices don’t seem to...
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Creativity: Can you lose yourself to find yourself?

Rate this article and enter to winDo you see yourself as creative? Maybe you don’t play a musical instrument and didn’t wow in grade school art class. Perhaps you see your creativity in your...
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18 things we wish we’d known sooner

Rate this article and enter to winSH101 asked more than 2,000 students what they learned the hard way. Check out their recurring themes and highlights — so you can have it easier. Family, school,...
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How to kill it at your interview

Rate this article and enter to winWhen you’re facing an interview for a job, internship, or other opportunity, you may be thinking that the interviewer has all the power and it’s on you to...
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Motivation fail?: 6 ways to fix it

Rate this article and enter to winDo you hit the snooze button time after time? Or start your assignments and projects shortly before they’re due? We all have habits we’d be happy to kick....
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The job prob: How career services can help right now

Rate this article and enter to winYou understand the importance of interacting with your instructors and finding your favorite study space—but what about using Ashford’s career services? If you’re still in the dark about...
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Get LinkedIn to your future

Every second of every day, two new members join LinkedIn. Students account for 20,000 of those new subscribers each month, according to the site’s administrators. Why? Because a strong profile on LinkedIn can open...
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The job prob: How (and why) to get that internship

Rate this article and enter to winInternships are the “new interview”—your most likely route to a job, according to surveys of students, graduates, and employers. Here, experts say why.Question: How much does an internship...
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The job prob: An expert edits your résumé

Rate this article and enter to winEXPERT: Michelle Dumas, Distinctive Career Services, BostonMany of us have stared at the screen, willing vague experiences and anxious words to form into a compelling statement of how...