Career Prep

Most students expect to work after graduating, but you’re preparing for your career shouldn’t start when you graduate. Career planning and preparation is something all students should do throughout their college studies, especially within the last two years.

  • Not understanding what student loan interest is, how it accrues, and how to pay it off can cost you thousands of dollars on top of the original money you borrowed. Don’t let understanding interest intimidate or confuse you. Taking the time to fully grasp what interest means is ... Read More
  • UX design bootcamps allow you to quickly learn the skills and make the connections that you’ll need to succeed in this industry. But there are many different options available, each with their own set of advantages and disadvantages — to help you make the right choice for you... Read More
  • Graduation season is in full swing. Throughout the U.S., college students are donning caps and gowns, accepting diplomas, and preparing to take the next steps in their professional lives. For some graduates, that means starting or seeking jobs at established companies. But for... Read More
  • We’re surrounded by data. When you swipe your card at a grocery store, scroll through social media, or shop online, you send tiny scraps of data to companies and marketers, who then use that data to better design and market their products and services. Brands and businesses rel... Read More
  • SV Academy offers two bootcamps — Tech Sales and Customer Success — that are designed to help interested students land a noncoding job in tech. Each course provides options for part- or full-time enrollment and features live instruction, professional mentorship, and comprehen... Read More
  • Earlier this year, Netflix debuted "Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal." The documentary details the 2019 FBI investigation into a ring of college admissions counselors, coaches, and parents who helped their children secure admission to elite colleges through... Read More
  • The pandemic as well as the social and political events of 2020-2021 will have a lasting effect on American society. Although it remains unclear what long-term impacts the past year or so may have on younger generations, it’s likely that the time period was influential. Inte... Read More
  • According to a 2018 Prison Policy Initiative report, 25% of formerly incarcerated people don’t have a high school diploma or equivalency — this is nearly twice as high as the rate for the general public. Also, only 4% of formerly incarcerated folks have earned a bachelor’s ... Read More
  • If you're planning on going on to graduate school, passing the GRE is one of the biggest hurdles you have to face. The GRE, which stands for Graduate Record Examination, is like the SAT or ACT for graduate school, and more than 500,000 students take it each year. The GRE has thre... Read More