INTERNSHIP: THE BEST WAY TO SPEND YOUR SENIOR YEAR

So what is an Internship? Why do students need to take an internship opportunity? What does Farmingdale State College do to help their students in finding an internship? As college students, we come across the word “internship” a million times. But we never really stop and think about it until it is almost too late to apply for an internship.  It is no secret that internship is the best way for students to gain real life work experience before graduation. I didn’t think of internship u...
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It’s never too late to be what you might have been

Hitting rock bottom...yes, it can happen to a college student too. With each hardship I've learned more about my capabilities. Just like everyone else around me, I never gave the term "rock bottom" any thought until I hit it in Spring 2014. It began in my freshman year of college. Due to personal issues, I missed so many days of class during my Spring semester. I ended up getting a 1.9 GPA, when it’s mandatory to keep your GPA at 2.0. Therefore, I was placed on academic probation for the ...
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I changed my major three times because the third time is the charm!

When I was 14 years old my father asked me if I wanted to become a doctor, an engineer or a lawyer. At that age, I innocently told my father that I wanted to become a doctor. From that point on I have tried to improve my knowledge of science in any ways possible. Such as volunteering at Nassau University Medical Center, taking AP Biology, and taking Biology SAT just so I could become a doctor. Then I went ahead and applied to Farmingdale State College as a Bioscience major in hope of becoming a ...
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First Thing to do as a Freshman

College is a different place from what you have been used to. You are exposed to a new kind of freedom as well as responsibilities. Don’t be scared! Take a deep breath and RELAX! You’ve made into to this amazing college and you have so much to look forward to. Here are few tips to manage your freshman year. Get to know your academic advisor- The college advisors are here to help you. Your task is to meet with them as often as possible to discuss your needs and wants. Make the time to ...
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