Shelley Zansler

BA English, Portland State University

Shelley is a writer based in Portland, OR. She earned her BA in English with a writing minor from Portland State University. While at PSU, she volunteered as a writing tutor at a nearby high school, where she helped students prepare for college, craft sincere application essays and improve their overall writing skills so that their voices stand out. Shelley is enthusiastic about helping students navigate college and life after graduation, and she continues providing tips and advice to students of all ages.

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Students with Autism: Online Resources & Support

Whether just starting kindergarten or making their way to college, students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) face a number of unique challenges. If you, a friend, or a loved one has ASD, use this guide to find academic resources, social support, and expert tips for school success.

What Can You Do with an Education Degree?

For many, teaching is more than just a job. It’s a calling. And if you feel the calling to make a difference in the lives of students through every stage of their development, pursuing a degree in education is an excellent way to do so. A degree in education helps prepare students for roles as teachers, administrators, principals, and other rewarding careers in schools and universities. From K-8 to high school and postsecondary, there are opportunities for teachers at every level of the public and private school system.

What Can I Do with a Cyber Security Degree?

As data breaches and hacking are becoming increasingly prevalent, businesses are recognizing the need to protect themselves from such attacks. This demand for cyber security services means that there’s never been a better time to pursue an education and career in this growing field. Keep reading to learn what you can do with a degree in cyber security.