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10 Universities for Epidemiologists and Where They...

The growth rate for epidemiologists is expected to be 30 percent between 2020 and 2030, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). That's much...
  • Erin King
    January 18, 2022 4:02:34 PM EST . 6 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 6:45:00 PM EST . 24 min read

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

Alumni engagement is about connecting with your graduates in a meaningful way.
  • Carlo Martinez
    February 22, 2021 6:54:00 PM EST . 5 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 King
    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 King
    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 . 4 min read

21 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 King
    October 1, 2020 3:51:00 PM EDT . 12 min read

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

The employment market is shifting, the workforce is more competitive and the value of a degree is qu...
  • Erin King
    July 22, 2020 7:59:52 PM EDT . 15 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 King
    March 20, 2020 8:31:35 PM EDT . 5 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 King
    January 27, 2020 4:39:19 PM EST . 5 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 . 6 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. Neithe...
  • Erin King
    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 King
    March 8, 2019 11:17:12 AM EST . 7 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

Cybersecurity: Why You Should Care About the Skill...

Deedee, Curricula’s master hacker, has been doing a good job keeping our team on their toes preventi...
  • Carlo Martinez
    October 26, 2018 6:53:28 PM EDT . 10 min read

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