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What Is Student Success?

Learn how to identify and remove institutional barriers to college completion and student success through data-driven interventions and systemic chang...
  • Alexandra Carter
    February 23, 2021 6:00:00 PM EST . 23 min read

What Is Student Success?

Learn how to identify and remove institutional barriers to college completion and student success th...
  • Alexandra Carter
    February 23, 2021 6:00:00 PM EST . 23 min read

How to Engage Your Alumni Using Data & Technology ...

Alumni engagement is about connecting with your graduates in a meaningful way.
  • Carlo Martinez
    February 22, 2021 6:54:00 PM EST . 4 min read

The COVID-19 State of Higher Education and the Imp...

It’s been eight months since COVID-19 hit higher education in the U.S. As fall semester ends, the pr...
  • Erin Pearson
    November 23, 2020 10:33:17 AM EST . 14 min read

17 Universities Producing the Most Cybersecurity T...

The number of unfilled cybersecurity jobs is expected to grow by 350 percent, from one million posit...
  • Erin Pearson
    October 19, 2020 1:46:22 PM EDT . 6 min read

We Asked Industry Professionals: What has Impacted...

It was not their education.
  • Carlo Martinez
    October 7, 2020 2:23:58 PM EDT . 3 min read

23 Essential Apps for College Student Survival

College is hard, but there's an app for that. Actually, there are a lot of apps. Simplify your trans...
  • Erin Pearson
    October 1, 2020 3:51:00 PM EDT . 13 min read

Q&A: Teaching Future Flexibility With Georgia Stat...

The employment market is shifting, the workforce is more competitive and the value of a degree is qu...
  • Erin Pearson
    July 22, 2020 7:59:52 PM EDT . 14 min read

Quick Guide: Most In-Demand IT Skills for 2020 and...

As the information technology (IT) field continues to expand, there is a higher number of companies ...
  • Artur Meyster
    June 12, 2020 8:33:47 AM EDT . 7 min read

8 Pandemic-Proof Deals: Freebies and Offers for Co...

Social distancing comes with a high price tag, and the side effects on our mental, physical and econ...
  • Erin Pearson
    March 20, 2020 8:31:35 PM EDT . 4 min read

The Decline of Computer Science: Two Decades of Tr...

Every day, roughly 500 million of Google's 3.5 billion searches have never been searched before. Eve...
  • Carlo Martinez and Erin Pearson
    March 4, 2020 5:16:30 PM EST . 12 min read

How to Build Meaningful Alumni Affinity Groups

It's 2020. We expect our inboxes to be personalized at every level. Not only should the sender know ...
  • Erin Pearson
    January 27, 2020 4:39:19 PM EST . 5 min read

Office Envy: In-Demand Skills at Trending Employer...

85% of jobs that will exist in 2030 haven't been invented yet.
  • Erin Pearson
    December 11, 2019 10:43:00 AM EST . 12 min read

5 Unpopular (But Highly Relevant) Tech Skills

It's easy to stuff a resume with keywords detectable by Applicant Tracking Systems and hiring tools,...
  • Cat Martinez
    December 11, 2019 10:40:00 AM EST . 5 min read

Where do tech stars live, work in 2020?

A Geo & Gender Analysis The answer to our title question will not come as a shock to you. Neither wi...
  • Erin Pearson
    November 5, 2019 10:45:00 AM EST . 6 min read

Closing the Skills Gap with Girls Who Code

In 1995, 37% of computer scientists were women. Today, it’s only 24%. If we do nothing, in ten years...
  • Erin Pearson
    March 8, 2019 11:17:12 AM EST . 6 min read

How has the military prepared you for college?

Military experience can translate to academic success at the college level in more ways than one. Wh...
  • Joanne Barry, Staff Writer
    January 22, 2019 5:56:00 PM EST . 8 min read

6 Fastest Growing and Most Interesting Occupations...

It's no secret jobs in the tech space are growing. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects employmen...
  • Steppingblocks Team
    December 31, 2018 12:31:30 PM EST . 3 min read

Top 9 Resume Trends 2019 [Infographic]

Six seconds. That's how long you have to impress the hiring manager, make it to the yes pile, land t...
  • Steppingblocks Team
    December 21, 2018 2:58:24 PM EST . 2 min read

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