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Millennials Will Be Inspired to Pursue Insurance Careers through a Recent Olivet College and Charlotte Public Schools Partnership

Most high school students wouldn’t raise their hands and answer “insurance” when asked what industry do they want to work. But maybe they should. An insurance career is not only challenging and rewarding, it’s also in-demand and offers higher than average wages. High school students have started to recognize the opportunity.

Olivet College Launches Women's Leadership Initiative

 

Olivet College is proud to present Cultivating Women Leaders: Embracing Our Inner Strength, an annual event designed to inspire and equip young women to embrace their inner strength and realize their potential as responsible leaders. The event comes as part of the Presidential Women’s Leadership Initiative, chaired by Presidential Spouse Traci Corey.

Olivet College and Lansing School District Partner to Jump Start the Next Generation of Insurance Professionals

Olivet College’s risk management and insurance (RMI) program has drawn national attention for its extensive course offerings, large number of students enrolled in the program and impressive 99 percent job placement rate for graduates. In fact, Business Insurance compared the top colleges serving the industry and ranked Olivet College the eleventh program in the nation.

From the Classroom to the Closing Bell: Blane Heisler Prepares for a Career in Financial Planning

For senior Blane Heisler, financial planning is more than just a college major that requires crunching numbers and learning about the stock market. It’s setting important goals, attempting to predict the future and providing clients with the financial security that allows them to live a worry-free lifestyle.

Olivet welcomes new academic enrollment specialists!

The Olivet College admissions team is pleased to announce the addition of three new academic enrollment specialists! Allie Brenner, Jacob Henry and Sarah Thompson joined the college this spring. As members of the admissions team, they're here to assist prospective students in navigating the college decision process.

10 Final Exam Tips from Olivet College Seniors

Final exam week doesn’t have to be survival of the fittest. Take it from these Olivet College seniors who have had to do their fair share of studying and exam preparation. We’ve collected 10 of the best “go-to” finals week tips from our most seasoned students to help you ace your exams.​

Olivet College Helping to Fill Job Void in Michigan Insurance Industry

Olivet College is one of few institutions in the nation with an award-winning insurance program that has groomed many students into successful insurance agents. Learn more about the program and how the Michigan insurance industry is working with young people to build their future careers.

10 Things I Wish I Knew Freshman Year

You need less dorm items than you think. Create relationships early. Always, always check the syllabus. Then check again. These are just a few of the tips Hailey Willett, now a senior at Olivet College, has for incoming freshmen. Read more...

The Five Commandments of Grammar, Punctuation and Style

It's that time of year again - students are preparing for exams, polishing final essays and putting the finishing touches on class projects before winter break. So, in accordance with requests from professors, here is a simple guide - though not complete - of grammar, punctuation and style tips.

What major is right for you?

Susanne Lewis with chemistry student

Choosing a major can be tough if you don't already know what you want to do in life. Susanne Lewis Ph.D., understands that. She is the director of the chemistry program at Olivet College and her many years of experience as a professor, as well as her own struggles to find the right major for her, make her keenly aware of how difficult choosing a major can be. 

Learn her tips on how to find the right major for you. 

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