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Here are the Editor's Picks articles for the Colleges Site! These are the top ten articles that your Colleges Editor feels are most important for you to read. Enjoy!
1. Career Daydream
The Career Daydream is a visualization exercise designed to help students who are undecided about their career choice. Through the exercise they create a mental image of what they want their life to be like after they have graduated and started their career.
2. Interview Questions for Recent Graduates
When you interview for your first job after college, you will likely be asked one or more of these questions about your education and your future plans. Prospective employers want to know what you gained from your college experience, planning and decision-making ability, and future goals.
3. Email Etiquette for College Students
College students often interact with professors, advisors, and other college staff members through email. Therefore, it is important for students to learn how to interact with college personnel appropriately so that they form a positive opinion of the students.
4. Certificate vs. Certified
The terms certificate and certified are often confused because of their similarities in sound. However, it is important to understand the differences in these terms to help you when you are researching degree programs and professional certifications.
5. Steps for Better Textbook Reading
Have you ever read pages in a textbook and found that you do not know what you just read? It is important to use textbook-reading strategies when reading textbooks to retain the maximum amount of information.
6. Physician Assistant Billie Cartwright
Physician assistants provide medical care in every medical speciality. Find out more about the field through this interview with Billie Cartwright, MHS, PA-C (certified physician assistant holding a master of health sciences degree).
7. Textbooks on a Student Budget
Paying for books each academic term can put a major strain on your budget. Here are ways to access the textbooks you need while working within your budget.
8. Commuter Student Success
Being a commuter student can make it more difficult to make friends and to feel connected to your school. Therefore, it is important to take steps to form connections on campus.
9. Academic Advisors
Academic advisors can be one of the best resources on campus for students. Advisors are often experts in university regulations and degree requirements. They also can help students as they adjust to college life and prepare for their futures.
10. Study Abroad Programs -- Interview with Will White
An interview with Will White, study abroad enthusiast and student affairs professional discussing study abroad programs. Includes general information for those interested in study abroad.
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