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Transportation Security

Posted on March 12th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

Individuals who choose to study aviation in the US mean they will be working in and around airports every day. Airport hubs in the US like Atlanta International Airport, Boston Logan International Airport, Los Angeles International Airport, and Bush Intercontinental Airport have thousands of people travel through them every day. Even regional airports have hundreds [...]

Unique and Creative Careers in Fine Arts

Posted on March 11th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

While attending a university and obtaining a degree in a specific field, international students will find themselves faced with many difficult questions. The questions why study fine arts and why study fine arts in the US have already been addressed, but what about what will I do after I obtain my degree? One of the [...]

Writing a Statement of Purpose for a Degree in Math

Posted on March 7th, 2013 by Jenny Frankel

As part of the application process for a degree in math, students will often have to write what is called a “statement of purpose.” Writing a statement of purpose for a degree in math can be challenging. Here is a partial guide to writing a successful statement of purpose. What is a statement of purpose? [...]

How to Become a Recording Engineer

Posted on March 6th, 2013 by Jenny Frankel

Becoming a recording engineer takes talent, practice, time, and a good deal of luck. Part of the key to a successful career is just being in the right place at the right time. To become a recording engineer, one must begin with a love of music, preferably a wide variety of music. Studios are less [...]

Redefining Economics

Posted on March 5th, 2013 by Jenny Frankel

There’s a bad joke about economics: Q) How many economists does it take to change a light bulb? A) None. If it needed changing, the market would have done it already. To the Harvard political philosopher Michael Sandel that isn’t just a bad joke, it’s a representation of what is wrong with the way we [...]

Public Administration Degree: Working in Government

Posted on March 4th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

When choosing and studying for a professional career, international students have a wide variety of decisions to make. One of these decisions is whether to pursue a position in the public sector, such as public administration, or the private sector. Each sector has strengths and weaknesses, but because of the relaxed lifestyle and generous benefits, [...]