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Here are the top ten articles for the Colleges Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Army Intelligence Officer Tasha Tataru
Considering a career with the Army or in human intelligence? If so, this interview with WO1 Tasha Tataru, an Army intelligence warrant officer serving in Afghanistan, is a must read.
2. Paying for College Book Review
Review of "The Everything Paying for College Book"(2005) by Nathan Brown and Sheryle A. Proper.
3. The Danger of Deficit Thinking
Many middle- and high-school students face major challenges in the educational system that have nothing at all to do with their personal circumstances. Deficit thinking is one of the more dangerous obstacles our children face. Here's why.
4. 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.
5. Visiting Friends Over Break
If you are a college student who is planning a trip home during a school break, you might be planning to visit with your high school friends while you are there. While it can be great to see old friends, there are important things to remember when visiting friends over break.
6. 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.
7. Acing Your College Application Book Review
Review of "Acing the College Application: How to Maximize Your Chances for Admission to the College of Your Choice" by Michele A. Hernandez, Ed.D. (2007), a step-by-step admissions guide for prospective students applying to competitive colleges.
8. 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).
9. Helping Commuter Students
Developing an affinity for your college, becoming involved in campus activities, and forming friendships are strong predictors of college success. It can be more difficult for commuter students to form form these essential college bonds and their college success may be impacted.
10. 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.
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