Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Need a scholarship?

Are you looking for scholarships? Watch this video about a new free resource you might want to try:

 Sallie Mae Scholarship Search





You can register for free access to up to 3 million scholarships offering up to 18 billion in free money for college. Students can create a profile and get matched to scholarships that are right for them. You can even sort by deadline. Even better, you can receive email account alerts when new matches are posted or share this info over social media with your friends and family.

Try it out, and let us know what you think!

Friday, December 11, 2015

Need an internship?

Internships are an excellent way to get experiential learning that might help you get that dream job right after graduation. Remember that STARS is here to help you every step of the way, whether you want to find a position close to home or if you want to travel the world.

Here is a video describing a great opportunity for students interested in non-profit organizations:

https://vimeo.com/119186355





Let us know if this is a dream we can help you pursue. 


Thursday, November 19, 2015

Are you interested in paid summer internships and research opportunities and want to go into a S.T.E.M. related field? Would you like to look for scholarships related to S.T.E.M.? Here is a great resource: http://www.pathwaystoscience.org/undergrads.aspx

Experience in the field (paid or otherwise) is the key to getting that dream job after graduation. Remember, your STARS team is here to assist you with application packets, as well as scholarship essays. Just let us know how we can help!

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

New Career Assessment App Available


Want to learn more about what career or major might be right for you? Want to do it quickly and easily from your smartphone or tablet? STARS found a great, new resource for you.
 
PathSource is your guide to a happier future.


Discover your ideal career and lifestyle goals, then learn how to achieve them with the PathSource iPhone/Android mobile app and web tools. Take the Lifestyle Assessment to find what salary you need after graduation to afford your individual lifestyle. Take the Career Assessment to get career recommendations. Browse the video library of almost 3,000 insightful (and brutally honest) interviews with real people in every type of job imaginable. 
HOW TO USE PATHSOURCE: 
For Apple device users: Download the PathSource app on iTunes. Search “PathSource” in the App Store or follow this link to download - https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/id905853318. Sign up in the app using your @.edu email address for Premium Access. 
For Android device users: Download the PathSource app on Google Play. Search “PathSource” in the Google Play store or follow this link to download - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.pathsource. Sign up in the app using your @.edu email address for Premium Access. 
For students without smartphones: Access PathSource via web at pathsource.com/frontpage. Click "Register" and input the Neosho County Community College activation code: NEO784 
Try this new app out, and let us know how you like it. Your STARS team is here to help you with every step of your career and major exploration journey. Make your appointment today to discuss your results with the STARS Transfer/Career Advisor, Angela Lisle, at (620) 432-0366 or alisle@neosho.edu