SOLEX College Blog
Posted in in Business Careers by Sydney Frazer on 22 Nov 2016
For many students, college is an early introduction to international students and traveling abroad. Whether you’ve had a chance to break out the passport recently, or simply seen another country through the eyes of a classmate, you may be considering the possibility of moving to another country after graduation. Whether you want to teach yoga in Thailand or English in Venezuela, consider these 5 tips for finding work abroad
Posted in in Life in Chicago by Cristina on 17 Nov 2016
The Chicago Riverwalk is a beautiful open pedestrian waterfront which is located in downtown Chicago. It stretches from Lake Shore Drive to Franklin street and it is referred to as "the second lakefront" of the city. You can walk along the Riverwalk and find numerous restaurants and bars, boat tours, kayak rentals, and other activities here.
Posted in in Life in Chicago on 03 Nov 2016
Who would have thought that an unsuspecting goat could play such an important part in Chicago Cubs history, and be connected to a curse that haunted the team and halted any attempt at winning the World Series?
Posted in in American Culture by Cristina on 31 Oct 2016
As you all probably know, today we are celebrating HALLOWEEN! But do you know why and how we celebrate it? The origins of trick-or-tricking remain hazy and it is still unknown exactly when it was coined.
Posted in in Life in Chicago by Cristina on 27 Oct 2016
The Chicago Cubs are a professional American baseball team which plays its home games at Wrigley Field, located on the North Side. Those of you who are in Chicago now must have recently seen tons of white flags with W on them everywhere in the city and around it. What does this flag symbolize and what does W stand for?
Posted in in American Culture by Cristina on 26 Oct 2016
Halloween is coming and you can see standard decorations and symbols of the holiday everywhere. In this post I will introduce you to 10 most common symbols of Halloween
Posted in in English Language by Cristina on 19 Oct 2016
Shopping in the US can be rather confusing at first, especially if you don't understand what the salesperson tells you. However, the more times you go shopping and practice, the easier it will become. Finally, you will enjoy the process!
Posted in in American Culture by Bonnie on 07 Oct 2016
Why do U.S. presidential elections take so long? How does the election work? Who can vote? Who chooses the vice-president? What is Electoral College? The answers to all these questions can be found in this video.
Posted in in Life in Chicago by Stefanie on 28 Sep 2016
'Adrenaline' was the first word that popped into my mind when students asked me to go to Six Flags Great America. People started to tell me how excited they were, that their hands were sweating just because they were thinking of how tall the roller coasters were or how fast they would go on them.
Posted in in Business Careers by Sydney Frazer on 16 Sep 2016
After the stress and excitement of landing your first post-college job, the last thing you want to think about is negotiating your salary. Wouldn’t it be so much easier to simply accept the offer as-is?