Maura Klopfenstein, Author
What makes Purdue accounting majors so employable?
Boilermakers are an absolute force in the job market. In Purdue’s accounting program, it’s not hard to see why.
5 things every family should know about the big college decision
Selecting and transitioning into college is a process that involves the whole family. Here’s what you can do.
Making friends by making a difference
Boilermakers are known using their talent for doing good in the world. And what better way to make friends?
Parent to parent: Making a financial plan for college
Cammy Betts says her son Quentin has always been money-conscious. A workable financial plan for college was essential.
Learning by doing
If it’s true that experience is the best teacher, then Purdue students learn from the best.
Finding the right major
“Where are you going to college?” “What’s your major?” If you’re hearing these questions on a loop, you’re not alone.
Small Steps of Purdue
There’s no one way to be a Boilermaker. Read these Boilermakers’ stories of persistence.
Pete’s story: I’ve been where you are
I used the DRC as a student. Now I work there, getting students access to the services they need.
Mikaela’s story: I didn’t have an IEP. I got help anyway.
I never needed accommodations until my sophomore year, but the DRC didn’t hesitate to offer the help I needed.
Madeline’s story: Crohn’s gave me a passion
My experience with Crohn’s is the reason I’m studying to be a pharmacist.
Em’s story: Advocating for self-acceptance
Once I finally got on board with my ADHD diagnosis, it felt like I was embracing myself.
Grace’s story: Determined to succeed
People often question my abilities. But once they get to know me, they see I have solid ideas.