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How to Make the Most of Commuting

How to Make the Most of Commuting

Eastern Nazarene College is located right on Boston’s South Shore, making it a prime location for students to commute to school. However, commuting can sometimes be tricky so here are a few tips to help you be a successful commuter college student. Get involved This might be easier said than done because college might seem overwhelming, but once you get in the groove, getting involved will be worth it. Make the most of your college experience
A Legacy of Excellence in History

A Legacy of Excellence in History

ENC is blessed to have professors that are renowned for their fields of expertise. In this video, professors and alumni Jim Cameron (52) and Don Yerxa (72) and Austin Steelman (13) discuss the legacy of the ENC history department and the mentoring that occurs on a small campus. History Majors, how amazing is it that you get to learn from these talented academics!
Where to Sell Your Used Textbooks

Where to Sell Your Used Textbooks

The semester is just about to end! It’s time to start thinking about selling your textbooks from this semester and buying the ones you’ll need for next semester. Whether you’re looking for cash, money on your debit card, or even an Amazon gift card, there are lots of ways to get some extra $$ for your used textbooks. Textbooks for ENC Students Facebook Page – A group run by and for ENC students, you can post
The Value of Internships

The Value of Internships

Being able to score an internship while in college is a major accomplishment. Regardless of what you are majoring in, learning from those who are doing the job you hope to get is a great way to gain hands-on experience. An internship gives you the foundation of the skills that you will need in the real world, even if those skills don’t directly relate to your major. In addition, an internship can expose you to information
Choosing a Mentor: the Who, Why and How

Choosing a Mentor: the Who, Why and How

Mentors provide the opportunity for someone wiser, smarter, and older to guide you through life. Take advantage of the possible growth opportunity and find a mentor! Who? Choose someone who you look up to. Someone who has achieved great things and worked hard. Look for the person you want to be in 10-years. Too many people make the mistake of asking someone just above where they are. While that’s great and you can certainly learn from
5 Tips to an A+ Paper

5 Tips to an A+ Paper

Don’t let your midterm papers get you down. Use your 5 tips to write a better paper! Create an outline – The first step to writing a good paper is knowing what you’re going to write about. Jot down a basic outline with the info you need to cover. Maybe include a specific number of paragraphs or the overarching topic for each of your paragraphs. The writer gets easier when you start with a clear idea
Interview Tips from Your Future Boss

Interview Tips from Your Future Boss

Interviews are inevitable. You might have even had one to get to college. To get a job, you’ll need to go through at least 1, if not 2 or 3 interviews. They are a big part of determining your life beyond college and it’s crucial that you learn to ace interviews. Thankfully, it’s not really that hard! We talked to a few professionals who have decades of interview experience, both doing the hiring and being interviewed.
Social Media and Psychology – What Do They Have In Common?

Social Media and Psychology – What Do They Have In Common?

We all know that social media is immensely popular nowadays. But did you know psychology plays a huge role in why social media is off the charts popular with nearly all ages? Social media is also changing just like we are, and it’s changing the way we relate to one another, communicate, share and yes, even form our own personal identity.   Smartphones, Apps, and Technology Social media may be all about smartphones, apps, and technology,

The Search for the Silent Frog

Have you ever been the first to discover something?  Seen something that few if any people have ever seen? Felt that tremendous burst of exhilaration as you realized you were part of something that has never been done before?  Finished first in a big race, or won a championship of some sort? I had that kind of experience this summer. It happened on June 10, and I was in a pre-montane rainforest in Tinamaste, Costa Rica.
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