February 24, 2020

APEC student Phoebe Limond discusses her passion for food and agriculture and her study abroad in China.

February 4, 2020

Spring into the semester in a fun, organized way!

April 25, 2019

As the end of the semester approaches, it can be difficult to maintain motivation. Here are some suggestions to keep your feet on the ground, and head above water.

If you control your mindset, you control your life.

I know that school can get overwhelming and everything...

April 18, 2019

Do you want…

  1. Exposure to the opportunities within a potential filled industry?

  2. Networking with extremely talented professionals?

  3. Insights to competitive internships?

  4. Opportunities for national scholarships?

  5. An all-expenses paid trip to California...

February 4, 2019

Time to set the alarm clocks and wake up to this new semester! It is important that you understand how you work best. That may mean taking classes later in the day if you're not a morning person, or taking morning classes if you plan on having your evenings filled with...

December 17, 2018

Here it is. The end of the semester. The last adrenaline rush of the year. The only thing standing between you and your winter break is…Finals. What can you do to stay motivated and focused before during this stressful and exciting time? Create a study plan. The only w...

October 20, 2018

It is getting to that time of the year when hours of sleep are few and far between. For you to stay on top of your health, your body needs sleep. If you don’t make time for sleep, it won’t happen (not to state the obvious).

Try getting yourself into the healthy patterns...

October 3, 2018



We are an entrepreneurial nonprofit embedded in the Department of Applied Economics, with the mission of improving the economic and financial literacy of Minnesotans.

 Join us in making a diff...

October 2, 2018

Being in college is an adventure and it is important to figure out where you work best. Here at the University of Minnesota, there are endless places to study and find the place where you belong. East Bank, West Bank, and of course, Saint Paul.

East Bank always has some...

September 25, 2018

Public transportation can be intimidating for someone who hasn’t had to navigate the cities before. The U’s transportation system actually makes it convenient and easy for newbies to learn.

Gopher trip is a life line.

If you are student at the U, it is mandatory for you...

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Insider Tips for Students

Find ways to network with alumni informally - utilize LinkedIn and the Office of Alumni Relations to find contacts

Reach your Apex

“The beginning is the most important part of the work.”


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