Articles by Forté Virtual Campus

  • Why Study During the Summer?

    Why Study During the Summer?

    by on June 5th, 2015

    While summertime is a time for fun, many of us are going to be taking summer classes. Obviously studying is going to be very important to us, but what about the people who are lucky enough to not be taking summer … Read More

  • Make Time to Say ‘Thank You,’ Take Time to Recharge

    Make Time to Say ‘Thank You,’ Take Time to Recharge

    by on May 21st, 2015

    As the school year comes to a close, I am taking the time to say “Thank you.” What an immense privilege to write for my peers on subjects that affect our lives as female aspiring business leaders this year … Read More

  • 3 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Summer Internship

    3 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Summer Internship

    by on May 20th, 2015

    If you have locked down an internship for this summer, congratulations! An internship is not only valuable work experience in your field, it can also become the launching pad for your future career. Here’s how to make … Read More

  • Make the Most of Your Summer

    Make the Most of Your Summer

    by on May 17th, 2015

    Summer is finally here. Well, almost. Many of us are in our last weeks of school and I’m sure we’re all excited to finally have a break from college. I know I am! I’m sure a lot of you already have plans for the … Read More

  • Choosing a Summer Job

    Choosing a Summer Job

    by on May 16th, 2015

    If you’re currently a college student, you’ve probably secured a summer job already. If not, you’re probably looking. Regardless of which situation you’re in, I have some insights about summer employment in … Read More

  • 3 Tips to Make a Good First Impression at Your First Day on the Job

    3 Tips to Make a Good First Impression at Your First Day on the Job

    by on May 15th, 2015

    About to start a new internship or job this summer? It can be a nerve-wracking experience to walk into your new workplace for the first time, but there’s no need to worry. Use these tips to make your first day … Read More

  • What to Expect When You Intern at a Startup

    What to Expect When You Intern at a Startup

    by on May 13th, 2015

    Today’s post was written by Kaitlyn Lannan. The world of startups is exciting and fast-paced, but the office culture can be very different from other work experiences that you have had in the past. These tips will … Read More

  • The Path to Internships

    The Path to Internships

    by on April 28th, 2015

    As a college student, you’ve probably heard the word “internship” so many times you’re sick of it. You may be wondering: are they really worth all the hype? The answer is—absolutely! Internships can be … Read More

  • The Language You Use May Be Holding You Back

    The Language You Use May Be Holding You Back

    by on April 23rd, 2015

    Some of the growing pains I anticipated as I transitioned into college included balancing employment with schoolwork and learning how to develop better study strategies. Once college began, I met a problem that I had … Read More

  • How Can You Deal with Ignorance?

    How Can You Deal with Ignorance?

    by on April 16th, 2015

    An unfortunate reality of life is that you will face discrimination, especially in regards to (but not limited to) the color of your skin, your gender, and/or your sexual orientation. As a black female, I experience … Read More

  • Have You Considered a Career in Finance?

    Have You Considered a Career in Finance?

    by on April 13th, 2015

    According to a recent Forbes poll, the primary goal of college undergrads is to major in a discipline that will enable them to be financially well-off. Even so, the number of women studying finance is not the same number … Read More

  • Using Volunteer Experience on a Resume

    Using Volunteer Experience on a Resume

    by on April 10th, 2015

    If you studied abroad while in college, you will probably agree that it was an eye-opening and enriching experience. You can use what you learned abroad during your job or internship search and it could help you to get … Read More

  • The Importance of the Goal Wall

    The Importance of the Goal Wall

    by on April 7th, 2015

    There are sticky notes all over one of the walls of my dorm room. They are organized into two columns, each headed by a yellow Post-it Note marked either “In College” or “After College.” To the left of these two … Read More

  • Success with Strings Attached

    Success with Strings Attached

    by on April 6th, 2015

    We all explore different resources that can help you as you define your success. You’ve heard about how good it feels when you set a goal and you achieve it, or maybe exceed it. You’ve heard about the important role … Read More