Archive for February, 2012

Kaplan Free Practice Test

Over the past few months, many Gustavus students have been preparing themselves for a standardized test that may help determine what graduate school they attend. Although studying is a great way to increase scores, there are few studying tactics that beat taking practice exams. To help improve test scores, Kaplan is once again giving students […]


Gustavus graduate Kurt Elling up for another Grammy

Elling’s latest album, The Gate, is his 11th Grammy nomination When the annual Grammy Awards are held on Sunday, February 12, Gustavus Alumnus Kurt Elling ’89 will be among the nominees for Best Jazz Vocal Album for his latest jazz album entitled The Gate. For Elling, this is his eleventh Grammy nomination. Elling received his […]

Google Interview Questions

With books and classes devoted to it, interviewing has become a sort of science. Although the actual interview may still be nerve-racking, job candidates are able prepare themselves by studying the most common interview questions. While planning ahead is beneficial to the interviewee, this preparedness poses problems to the employer. Rather than being able to […]


As our world is becoming increasingly computerized, more companies are using technology to sort through potential job candidates. In fact, the Wall Street Journal reports that some employers are looking at a candidate’s online presence, not résumé, when considering him or her for a position. With this in mind, many people have begun to build […]

MN Green Jobs Report

The Department of Employment and Economic Development recently released its findings from its study on green jobs in Minnesota. The data, compiled between October 2009 and June 2011, identified current environmental job trends in the state. The data presented by the study is especially helpful for those interested in pursuing a career in environmental science. For […]


Language Buddies Program Bridges a Gap

After only a year at Gustavus Adolphus College, Assistant Professor of Spanish and Latin American, Latino, and Caribbean Studies Program Director Angelique Dwyer has founded an influential program that is aimed at bridging the gap between the Latino community of St. Peter and the College.