3 Things Every PhD Needs to Know About Getting a Job Outside Academia

OK, so you’re a PhD candidate who’s suddenly realized they don’t want to work in academia—and thinking about making the switch into a completely new role is giving you the sweats. Don't worry! Here's what you should know to change careers.

I Got Rejected 4 Times Before Getting Into Veterinary School

I’ve heard that when you’re trying to figure out what to do with your life, you should think back to what you enjoyed doing as a kid. This may not be true for everyone, but it certainly is for Paige Ganster, a full-time veterinarian student. Here's how she moved pass rejection to follow her dreams.

9 Great Resources That Help PhD Students Transition Into the Workforce

Fewer than one in 200 PhD graduates become professors—and most will spend upwards of a decade in temporary postdoc positions. Want career alternatives? These nine websites should help you do your research, explore different paths, and learn from others in the same position as you.

How to Get Real-Life Career Experience During Your PhD Program

Even if you feel swamped with research and homework, it's still smart to try to get work experience while you're getting your PhD. Luckily, there are things you can do to get those transferable skills. We have several options for you—from least time-intensive to most.

4 Things I Did to Successfully Apply to B-School While Holding Down My Job

Here's how one full-time worker juggled applying to business school and her job without sacrificing quality work or her dream of getting into a good school.

I’m a Medical Student Trying to Figure Out if Medicine Is Right for Me

While becoming a doctor seems an obvious choice for a med student, this woman is also considering a career in real estate. She's keeping her options open.

5 Business Skills That Everyone Needs to Succeed—and How You Can Learn Them

We chatted with experts from UVA’s McIntire Business Institute to gain insight into how anyone can learn important business and communication skills.

24 Free Online Ivy League Courses You Can Sign Up for Today (Regardless of Your GPA)

Don't want to pay for grad school? These free online courses are taught by Ivy League professors and will teach you from your own couch!

4 Major Career Moves You May Have Considered—and 4 Less Scary Alternatives

Changes don't have to be so big and scary.

6 Free Online Courses That’ll Teach You the Same Skills You’d Learn in Business School

Here are six free online classes from reputable institutions that will teach you just as much about business as getting your MBA.