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The Future is Holographic Blog Featured 

The Future is Holographic

Hologram Concerts In September of 2019, Roy Orbison & Buddy Holly: The Rock ‘N’ Roll Dream Tour kicked-off in California. The concert was approximately 90 minutes long. Tour dates were scheduled through November in both the U.S and U.K. and the average ticket price was $66. The amazing thing about this concert tour is that both musicians are dead. As devoted Trekkies know, every Federation ship has a holodeck where training, interactive story-telling, both fictional and non-fictional, and even vacations can be conjured up and enjoyed. As technology advances, we…

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Ready, Set, Explore! Blog Featured 

Ready, Set, Explore!

Here is your chance to explore Indiana AND qualify for a chance to win one of many giveaways. Visit Indiana has launched its “20 IN 20” initiative. It includes 20 lists with 20 unique destinations in each list. The lists will be revealed throughout the year. Two lists have already been revealed – Small Towns and Destination Dining. There are 400 must-see, must-do Indiana experiences. Can you do 20 IN 20? Make sure to post your photos from each adventure on Instagram with the #The20IN20 for a chance at those giveaways! Visit…

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Resume 2020 Blog Career Featured 

Resume 2020

We hope you have enjoyed some time off. But as you jump into next semester and start heading toward the end of the year, you might want to think about getting your resume ready for your summer job, internship, or your new career. What should your resume look like for 2020? The Muse offers 7 tips to get you on the right track. Also, check out these amazing tips from Learn More Indiana to help you land a job you’ll love!

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Looking to Work in the Construction Trades? Blog Featured 

Looking to Work in the Construction Trades?

Construction trades are looking for you! The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates 200,000 construction jobs will open each year across the country through 2026. Skilled trade apprenticeship programs generally require less than a bachelor’s degree, making them cheaper than college. Read IBJ’s Samm Quinn’s story on Training the Next Generation of Builders.

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Fa La La La La La La La La! Blog Featured 

Fa La La La La La La La La!

“Deck the Halls”, a favorite carol that we all know and grew up singing. Did you know it was published in 1794 with the English lyrics written in 1862? Some of the words in the song may carry a different meaning to many folks today—Deck, Don, Troll. Even though most of us get the gist of the song and the meaning of the lyrics, the Etymology (the study of the origin of words and the way in which their meanings have changed throughout history) of these words, allows us to understand the meaning…

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Looking for the “Best of Indiana?” Blog Featured 

Looking for the “Best of Indiana?”

What are the best Instagrammable places in Indiana? Brown County State Park and Indiana Dunes State Park top the list. We’ve got the full list below, including many other categories that Hoosiers voted the best of the best. The Indiana Office of Tourism Development has just released the results of the 2019 Best of Indiana people’s choice campaign. If you are looking for the Best Instagrammable Places, Best Museums, Best BBQ, Best Main Streets, and more, you will find the top 10 choices as voted by your fellow Hoosiers. There are activities…

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Think You Can Solve Einstein’s Riddle? Blog Featured 

Think You Can Solve Einstein’s Riddle?

Looking for something to occupy your brain over the Thanksgiving break? If so, you might give this a try. My high school geometry teacher gave us Logic Puzzles like Einstein’s riddle all the time. It was a great break from the Pathagorean Theorem, hypotenuses, parallel postulates and other triangular formulas. Some people call the riddle impossible—it is not. Although it will take some work and patience. Good Luck and let us know if you solve it!

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Students—Feeling Burned Out? Blog Featured 

Students—Feeling Burned Out?

Burnout. It can happen to any of us. Burnout is defined as a state of emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion. It occurs when you feel overwhelmed, emotionally drained, and unable to meet constant demands. How can students avoid the stress-related state of exhaustion? In an article on Curiosity.com, researcher, Ryan Korstange, offers 5 tips to help students from burning out.

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Entrepreneurs look no further Blog Featured 

Entrepreneurs look no further

Indiana is home to two of the best schools for entrepreneurs We would like to congratulate Ball State and Purdue Universities for being named as 2 of the Top 50 Undergraduate schools for entrepreneurship. The schools were chosen by The Princeton Review in partnership with Entrepreneur magazine. The survey examines more than 300 colleges and universities in the U.S. and abroad. Way to go Cards and Boilers!

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Countdown to a Career You’ll Love Blog 

Countdown to a Career You’ll Love

With high school graduation right around the corner, you need a plan for the mission of your life. As you count down to your last years, months and weeks, use these questions to guide you to your next destination: a career you’ll love—or at least like. 3. What interests you? It’s easy to be distracted by those “highest-paying careers” lists, or even by a good starting salary straight out of high school, without thinking about what you really like to do and how your values, preferences and personality can shape…

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Do You Have a Great Idea? Blog 

Do You Have a Great Idea?

Think you have the next greatest idea or invention? Begin your entrepreneurial journey at the Trine University Innovation Challenge. The challenge offers cash prizes for the top new ideas or improved concepts for business or technology. High school students will compete for a top prize of $2,000. Do you have the next big idea? Click here to register.

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FAFSA – What is it? Blog 

FAFSA – What is it?

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is a form the federal government, states, colleges and other organizations use to award financial aid for college or grad school. The FASFA application asks questions about a student’s personal and familial financial circumstances in order to determine how much they can pay for college. This is not a short form. Be prepared to spend almost an hour to complete the form completely. The form is detailed, and mistakes can be costly. Avoid frustration by being prepared. Make sure to verify your FAFSA deadline and don’t wait…

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Butler to launch esports center, gaming curriculum Blog 

Butler to launch esports center, gaming curriculum

Butler University is probably Exhibit No. 1 for illustrating how a small to mid-sized college can use sports to dramatically boost its profile. We’re of course talking about its men’s hoops program, but the school also is about to open an esports center on campus as a way to attract students interested in competitive gaming. The first phase will debut next month, but the Esports and Gaming Lounge will reach its full 7,500 square feet in fall 2020, making room for 50 gaming computers, an area for console play, co-working…

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Who Has the Time? Blog 

Who Has the Time?

Studying, homework assignments, quizzes, exams—how do we find the time to do everything we need to do? We need to be able to manage our time. How do we do that? Here are 8 Time Management Skills Every Student Should Know.

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JAG Blog 

JAG

Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) is a state-based, national, non-profit organization for at-risk students and works to improve dropout rates, academic performance and youth unemployment. There are currently 135 JAG programs in communities throughout Indiana. Keep focused on your goals. Learn more at www.in.gov/dwd/JAG

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Resumes reflect Gen Z’s social-media mindset Blog 

Resumes reflect Gen Z’s social-media mindset

Originally posted on IBJ Eight@8 A new job is a long-term commitment of passion and (sometimes faked) enthusiasm for your colleagues, but do you really want your resume to look like your online dating profile? And, yes, we get the importance of standing out from the crowd with distinctive branding, but are you willing to risk your branding being interpreted by a hiring manager as “desperate doofus”? As Gen Z enters the workforce, companies are seeing an increasing number of digital resumes with headshots, bitmojis, goofy icons, fact boxes for…

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Success is Different for Everyone Blog 

Success is Different for Everyone

Are you letting others define what success should be for you? How can that be? If somebody tells you what success is and that you should strive to achieve it, is it really your success? Are you passionate about it? Do you want world-class success? Anthony Moore offers 7 World-Class Choices to consider if you want world-class success. “Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.” –Bruce Lee

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