How to Land an Awesome Internship

According to the New York Times, your chances of getting a job after college (roughly six applicants for every one position) are worse than getting accepted into the University of Pennsylvania (1 in 5). That means the odds aren’t exactly ever in your favor. Luckily, Honors students know what it takes to set them apart […]

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Departmental Spotlight: Arts Management

Here’s another look at a department & major at the College. See our other installments here and here. What: College of Charleston is one of the few schools in the Southeast—and the only one in South Carolina—to offer this unique major. The program aims to prepare students for careers as leaders, managers, and members of […]

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Need a Summer Internship? Try CISTERNonline

If you’re a College of Charleston student, you know the importance of strong work experience in your undergraduate years. But all the pressure to snag that prestigious internship or part-time job can be overwhelming, and it’s difficult to know where to begin. We’ve talked about the merits of the Career Center before. Now let’s talk […]

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Ten Healthy Habits

We’re about midway through the semester, and it’s about that time when midterm papers and exams start piling up. School stress can often lead to not-so-great food choices, whether it be late-night snacking or reaching for “comfort food” after a long day at the library. As Honors students, we’re expected to achieve academic success—but your brain can’t […]

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Honors Graduate School Admissions

Honors students are actively involved not just on campus but in the larger academic community, as well. Alumni of the Honors College use their experience, excellent academic records, and relationships with professors to land acceptance into competitive and prestigious graduate programs. For example, Honors senior Jessica Dugan was offered a position at the esteemed Bauer Lab […]

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Honors Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Blake Stevens

Western Civilization is one of the crown jewels of the Honors College. It’s a requirement for all Honors students, usually taken in the sophomore year, which combines several disciplines to form a dynamic and well-rounded understanding of Western history. The class has a unique colloquium structure; there are professors from departments all over the College […]

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Student Organization Spotlight: Dance Marathon

The College of Charleston boasts more than 200 student-run clubs and organizations that represent the ideas, beliefs and ideologies of its students. While many of these focus on activities on the College campus, others aim to serve the community by service and fundraising. Dance Marathon is basically a giant, all-night party with games, dancing, and […]

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Taking the SAT: Do’s and Dont’s

It’s standardized test season again, and that means anxiety for many juniors and seniors. The pressure to get a high score can sometimes cause you to perform more poorly on the exam than you’re capable. Here’s a list of advice for those sitting for the SAT tomorrow; these easy-to-remember tips will help you keep your cool […]

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Weekend Events: 1/17-1/19

Living in Charleston is an amazing experience. Between the food, the nightlife, the history and the beautiful scenery, you’ll never be bored in the Holy City. We checked out some upcoming events—here’s the run-down so you can make the most out of your weekend! For the Party People: Acoustic Sunset Oyster Roast Series at the […]

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Get Organized!

    It’s the first full week of classes, and soon the work is going to start piling up. The last thing you need the night before your first exam is to be scrambling to find your notes or study guide. At the Honors College, we know that getting in the groove early will set […]

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