By Lauren Abraham
College of Humanities and Social Sciences Student, Bachelor of Arts in Communications
Are you considering earning a bachelor’s degree? In today’s competitive job market, possessing a college degree is extremely valuable. Having a bachelor’s degree can set you apart from competitors and prepare you to apply for the job of your dreams with confidence.
There are many benefits to earning a bachelor’s degree. The value of having a college degree continues to rise, and today, it is easier than ever to further your education. For example, options such as online degree programs allow you to earn your education from the convenience of your own home. In addition, evening degree programs are a great option for students who have jobs during the day, but want to take evening classes.
Here are five reasons to earn a bachelor’s degree:
Landing a summer job is a fantastic way to earn to some independence and, of course, extra cash. But did you know that holding a summer job during your high school years can also make you more attractive to colleges?
College admissions teams are looking for students who use their free time wisely. Summer jobs teach students maturity and a sense of responsibility. It shows drive and a dedication toward self-improvement—great character points—on your application.
With summer officially in full swing, it’s time to get off the couch and hit the pavement. Here are GCU’s top 5 tips for landing a summer job.
We get it. College is a big deal.
From the initial application process to learning to live on your own to studying for finals, those four years can feel like a whirlwind of things to do, places to go and people to see. At Grand Canyon University, we are big advocates of living in the moment and encourage our students to enjoy every second of their time here.