Career Prep

  1. The Total Cost of Taking the ASWB Exam
    The Total Cost of Taking the ASWB Exam
    Like many professions, social workers must obtain a license in order to practice their craft. In most states, social workers planning to become licensed take one of the ASWB exams. Many promising new social workers wonder what they will need to pay to take the ASWB exam after finishing their education. We’re here to let you know what the exam itself costs, as well as other costs that arise.
  2. The World Needs You: Social Worker Demand Increasing Across the Globe
    The World Needs You: Social Worker Demand Increasing Across the Globe

    There’s never been a better time to enter the social work profession. With marginalized and vulnerable populations needing support around the world, the social work profession is better equipped than any other to help them. And now, governments everywhere are stepping up and taking notice of the gifts social workers bring. 

  3. "I'm so broke!"
    "I'm so broke!"

    Having the academic pressure of a graduate student level course load is stressful enough. However, more than three-quarters of graduate students are working at least 30 hours per week on top of their course load. 

  4. The value of adding certifications
    The value of adding certifications

    If you are considering a new certification to add to your arsenal of clinical skills, then you are on the right path. Even if you can’t add the certification until months or years later, it’s important to take steps to add value to your resume and education. Here are more reasons why you should consider a new certification.