Moving off campus for the first time can be daunting. There’s a lot of financial risk, and the array of options and considerations is overwhelming. As someone who has worked with housing policy around the area, I’ve compiled this list of tips and resources to help you have the best housing experience.
Below are my top study tips that have helped keep me afloat, and I recommend them to any student looking to get back into the classroom.
After your midterm exams, you may ask yourself if your note taking method is beneficial. After trying different methods over the last couple of years, I wanted to provide some advice on how to pick a method that works for you.
When things came to an end, I had accomplished more than I ever dreamed possible. I aced both of my classes, snagged a full-time job offer, checked off my 49th U.S. state and even ran my first 10K race. Wonder how I pulled it off? Read on to find out!
Getting involved in research has been one of the most rewarding parts of my time at Texas A&M University. The process of getting started can be daunting, so here are some tips on how to find a lab and jump in!
Embarking on the journey of securing a summer internship in the realm of scientific research can be a formidable challenge, especially as a freshman through junior. Drawing from my personal experience interning at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, of recent Oppenheimer fame, the last two summers, I hope to encourage you to apply!
I felt I needed to be a perfect student or get straight A’s in order to get the opportunities I needed to enhance my career. But this isn’t always the case.
Okay, so you’ve read my title and are probably wondering what in the world I’m going on about. Here’s the short version: I’m talking about why you shouldn’t compare yourself to other people.
Over this past summer, I participated in the Student Engineering Council’s Directed Internship (SEC DI), a unique internship program. I’d like to share about it and my thoughts and experiences!
Ever wondered what it’s like to witness bright young minds turn ideas into reality in just 24 hours? Let me take you on a journey through the incredible projects, the energy in the air and why you should consider participating in hackathons like this one.
Having spent my entire life within an hour of my home, venturing into a completely foreign environment was thrilling and terrifying.
New year, new semester, new opportunity to make friends. This post aims to share some tips and tricks that worked for me as someone who’s moved around. I hope it does you some good too.
It is easy to take the path that life sets up in front of us, never truly pausing to think about the implications. This is called autopilot: going through life semi-consciously from one thing to the next. It is problematic because it belittles your purpose and pursuits, but it can be combated in several ways.
Congratulations! You got an internship in a new and exciting place. Now how do you make the most of it? Internships far from home can be great personal and professional development opportunities, so here are some tips to help make the most of your summer and avoid common pitfalls.
Career fair season can be stressful for engineering students. Check out this advice from former students currently on the ExxonMobil recruiting team for making those quick career-fair interviews count.
Navigating the intricate landscape of graduate student life, rife with its fair share of stressors and obligations, can be daunting. Let me guide you in taking advantage of these elements to deal with the financial constraints often placed on graduate students by those supplementary burdens.
Studying is the key to academic success in college. I was fortunate to learn a very effective way to study, a method that has earned me A’s in every major-specific engineering class. Check out the four steps of my study method, so you can become a pro at studying and bring your A-game, literally!
Gone are the days when companies searched for a narrow set of skills. If you are banking on a single aspect of a specific domain in electrical engineering, it is time to expand your expertise.
Many students contact Ingenium to ask bloggers about their internship experiences. The following Q&A is one blogger’s way of providing answers.
We talk about the ethical obligations of an engineer fairly often…What we fail to acknowledge is the broader civic and community obligations we have as engineers.
For this blog post, I interviewed fellow Ph.D. student Tushar Pandey, who works primarily in low-dimensional topology and hyperbolic geometry in the Department of Mathematics at Texas A&M University.
Maybe you were surprised by the amount of math in your classes and maybe you weren’t, but love it or hate it, you are going to need to be a math person to be successful as an engineer.
Attention! Are you feeling lost in a sea of research labs? Don’t worry, I’ve got you covered. In this blog post, I’ll give you the lowdown on how to find the perfect research lab that matches your academic goals and research interests.
Time really flies while abroad. There are so many new and exciting things to do, it can be overwhelming. Follow these tips to ensure you maximize your time.
Studying abroad can be intimidating, but a two-week program is an excellent way to get a feel of the experience.
The factors contributing to success and failure of a paper mostly depend on research type and domain. Only a handful of steps can be generalized, but here are five of the most important steps in writing a research paper.
After a long first semester of engineering at Texas A&M University, here’s what I’ve taken away. Learning is not easy, and if you are not getting physically angry at your lab assignments, then you are doing something wrong.
It is easy to get lost in the daily hustle in engineering school, so it is essential to take a step back once in a while to do something creative, fun or both. The 1000+ student organizations plan and organize the activities. All you have to do is show up and make some connections.
Studying abroad is an amazing experience, and I would highly recommend it to any Aggie. Not only are there many opportunities to learn a new culture and language, but being abroad also made me value my industrial engineering major in a whole new way.
Ever wondered what the day-to-day grind of a grad student looks like? Is it laid back and relaxed or insanely hectic? Let’s explore in this post.