Student Success Articles

  • Jeffrey Yuen — 

    Jeffrey is a Senior Psychology major and works as a Peer Internship Ambassador in the Career Center. Planning for a career can be a challenging...

  • Anna Warner — 

    With Career Expos, preparation is essential. Alumnus Anna Warner shares her advice to help you make the best first impression. When it comes to...

  • Katie Genung — 

    Anyone else uncertain about what to do for a future career (please tell me I’m not the only one)? If that’s you, it’s completely okay! It can feel...

  • Jasmyn Alvarez — 

    Have you wondered where your degree in communication studies can take you? Becky Kurtz (‘14) is a communication studies alumna using her degree to...

  • Rick Bee — 

    Rick Bee is the senior director of advancement at Biola University and a professor at Biola Talbot School of Theology where he teaches a course on...

  • How to Maximize your Summer

    Summer Courses, Internships and Housing

    Heidi Herchelroath, Tiffany Lee, Eyvette Min — 

    Summer is quickly approaching. Have you considered taking summer courses or pursuing an internship? Below are a few opportunities you might want to...

  • Louie Chong — 

    This week, Holy Week is when Christ was betrayed, beat and bruised for us. I remember coming into the office on Monday and feeling a sense of...

  • Miles Bocianski — 

    For the next two weeks, the Career Center will be giving away dozens of Passion Planners. You definitely do not want to miss this. What is a...

  • How to Find Belonging at Biola

    Stories of Community and Calling

    Ashia Lee — 

    Marisa Vasquez is a freshman and Taelor Edwards is a senior. Although one is just beginning their college career and the other is about to end...

  • The Value of Digital Learning

    February 22 is digital learning day!

    Louie Chong — 

    Higher education is been growing so much in the area of digital learning that today, Feb. 22, 2018, is designated as Digital Learning Day. But what...

  • Jasmyn Alvarez — 

    Did you know you will likely spend as much time at work as you will with your family? This means it is important to get to know employers before...

  • Susan Lim — 

    Susan Lim is an assistant professor in the Department of History & Political Science at Biola University. Here is her story of discovering and...

  • Samantha Gassaway — 

    Okay, you are here. You moved into the dorm and you took your very first steps into your college experience and your future. Between school,...

  • Jasmyn Alvarez — 

    What if you only had as long as an elevator ride to impress your future boss? A solid elevator pitch is a great way to introduce yourself to employers and showcase what you can bring to their company. Find out how you could win a $200 Nordstrom gift card.

  • Louie Chong — 

    When 2016 was coming to a close I never thought life would change so drastically as it did in 2017. Without making this list longer than it needs to be these are some of the things that happened to me in 2017...

  • Lisa Igram — 

    I settled into my seat, surrounded by colleagues, wondering what we’d hear, as Shirley Hoogstra, president of the Council for Christian Colleges...

  • Ashia Lee — 

    As human beings, one of the biggest struggles we face is understanding our purpose in life, whether or not you are a Christian. Sometimes our...

  • Leon Harris — 

    During my first class at Biola University, as a BOLD student (Biola Organizational Leadership Degree – an accelerated adult degree program), I...

  • Samantha Gassaway — 

    Your resume is meant to be a potluck of the best you have to offer, organized so an employer can see the meat of your experience before the...

  • Laureen Mgrdichian — 

    Your pictures tell a story. Take your driver’s license, for example. Although most of you have only had one photo taken so far, in time, you will...

  • Daniel Blaze — 

    The Accessible, Practical, Applicable Work Engine Working for You. APA Style Central Website Review

  • Ashia Lee — 

    Christian Ministries Major. Biola Ethnic Advancement Team. First-Gen Student. Peer Academic Advisor. These are just some of the words that describe...

  • Eyvette Min — 

    It’s hard to believe that we’re already starting the sixth week of this semester! Here are a few tips to ensure that you’re staying on the path towards reaching your academic goals.

  • Shane Enete — 

    As a high schooler, I was always drawn to the idea of saving. It gripped me. I loved the idea of small deposits growing to piles of money given...

  • Louie Chong — 

    When you can't even...