May 18, 2018

What “Don’t Give Up the News” means to me

I could fill 16 tabloid-size pages with all my thoughts about the Mount Holyoke News, and I could probably do it on a tight deadline. But who would read that?

What I will say is this: Joining the student newspaper was the best decision of my college career. Nowhere on campus feels more like home than Blanchard 324, the paper’s newsroom since 1988.

May 1, 2018

A step-by-step guide to applying to law school

Do you aspire to attend law school? You are not alone! Every year, dozens of Mount Holyoke students and alumnae apply. The process may seem daunting, but the Career Development Center (CDC) is here to help you every step of the way.

April 30, 2018

Five keys to finding opportunities in arts and communications

The path to a career in the arts can take many different directions, which means that finding your own next steps can sometimes be a challenge. With these tips and resources, you’ll be ready!

April 24, 2018

How to find — and connect with — alumnae

From scientists and writers to athletes and entrepreneurs, thousands of successful people call Mount Holyoke their alma mater — nearly 38,000, to be exact. If you want to discover career opportunities and make meaningful relationships with people in your field, our enthusiastic network of alumnae is a wonderful resource. Here’s how.

April 3, 2018

Bridging the gender pay gap

The gap in pay between men and women has barely budged in the past two decades. According to the American Association of University Women (AAUW), “in 2016, women working full time in the United States typically were paid just 80 percent of what men were paid, a gap of 20 percent.” The pay gap for women of color is even wider. For every dollar a white man makes, African American women earn 63 cents and Latinas earn 54 cents, per the AAUW.

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