Student Success Articles

  • Zachary Alsens — 

    What do you do when your life and passions feel disconnected from one-another? What steps do you take? Senior Sanora Yonan has asked herself these...

  • Mark Gong-Guy — 

    Jobs and career aspirations are one of the most daunting questions asked by family and friends. As a student, one of the ways that we can explore...

  • Allen Yeh — 

    Inflation is often used just to refer to currency, but there is definitely also an “inflation” of degrees: to get a particular job 50 years ago...

  • Zachary Alsens — 

    Brandon Chai came in thinking that Biola wasn’t the place for him. He was a Korean guy who loved hip hop and nice shoes in a dorm of guys who...

  • Norlan Hernandez — 

    Right about now you may be experiencing some of the pressure of finishing the your class strong. You are in the midst of your final week in your...

  • Zachary Alsens — 

    Victoria felt like she was doing absolutely terribly at Biola, and it was only her first semester. She was trying to juggle family drama, a budding...

  • Bethany Williamson — 

    One of the biggest challenges I faced during my senior year of college was the need to make a decision and choose a path. Despite what ‘they say’...

  • Kent Dunnington — 

    My search for a career path during college was a morass of confusion. I began as a pre-med major, but dropped out my sophomore year after fainting...

  • Heather Martin — 

    Your resume is more than a summary of your job history; it is part of your professional brand and a primary piece of the first impression you will...

  • Zachary Alsens — 

    When Samantha first came to Biola, she felt she didn’t quite fit. She loved the community, her classes and the vibe. One major area was confusing,...

  • Zachary Alsens — 

    Jillian Bradford isn’t your normal Torrey student. She says that theologically, ideologically and fashionably she doesn’t quite fit. Her freshman...

  • Michael Gonzales — 

    What I wish I knew as undergrad student I wish someone would have mentored me in college. I thought I knew what I wanted to do and how to get...

  • Heather Martin — 

    A tailored cover letter accompanies your resume in order to introduce yourself, indicate what job you are applying for and present how you are...

  • Frans Flores — 

    As adult learners, the pursuit to achieve balance can be a daunting goal. We learn to balance work and home life, but new commitments may tilt the...

  • Tiffany Lee — 

    Networking is an intentional, mutually beneficial process of building professional relationships. It is talking to people you know personally or...

  • Stewart Oleson — 

    How do you know exactly what you want to do, or be, for the rest of your life at age 22? You can’t … so relax. That doesn’t mean you should just...