JIU Blog

Posted on: September 09, 2014

School is back in session and it is time to crack open the books and study! We understand studying can certainly be a chore and put a damper on your weekend. However, we all know it is not enough to attend class and attempt to soak up all the info you need to know there. Focusing on understanding key concepts and ideas outside of class is also an important part to being successful as a student. You might not always have the motivation or ability to remember everything you need to know, but there are...

Posted on: August 20, 2014

“I have missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I have lost almost 300 games. I have failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeeded.” ~ Michael Jordan

It is exhausting, hard work, and time consuming…We’re talking about the job search. An essential part of any student’s life, researching and identifying the dream job you want does not come easy. There are numerous tools and online resources as well as Jones International University’s...

Posted on: August 11, 2014

As you reach the final 6 months or year of your academic career, you will likely be looking forward to the end of late night studying, quizzes, and assignments.  Though earning your degree means an end to schoolwork, it also marks the beginning of the challenging task of finding a job and starting your career.  During your final months as a student, it is very important to prepare for your job search and begin working proactively towards...

Posted on: July 21, 2014

Every once in a while we hear from a student who is overcoming great obstacles in order to achieve his or her educational goals.  We recently received a letter from student Osvaldo Torres who is working towards his MEd with JIU.   Osvaldo’s effort and dedication toward earning his degree are an inspiration to all of us at JIU.  Read on to hear his story.

 

Hello JIU,

I am a veteran and have registered for my first semester in the MEd program at JIU.  I live in the mountains of...

Posted on: July 16, 2014

The job market is constantly evolving and with it the process that companies use to select candidates for available positions.  If you’ve recently started looking for a job, chances are the rules have changed since your last job search.  Whether your career is in business or education, here are a few universal tips that will help you stand out amongst your competition.

 

  1. Tailor each your...

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