A must-read for any current or prospective college student


Welcome to Modern College

My name is Alex Valaitis and I'm committed to helping college students find the resources and information they need to succeed in college and land their dream job after graduation.

I am the author of the book 'Modern College' and currently a Product Manager at LinkedIn. On this website, you can find helpful resources such as my blog, online videos and more.

The purpose of college has never been more unclear than it is today, but I am confident that with the right information, you can find success.

Check out some of my top content below!

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Modern college blog

A few of my favorite posts from over the years

February 27, 2019

An overview of how the purpose of college has changed over time, and how students can account for this to find success.


January 14, 2017

Besides more bang for your buck, I explain why a double major is a good idea for many students.