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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. Contact Information
Make a good impression every time that you write your contact information on documents for prospective employers by writing your contact information professionally. You also want to continue this good impression by responding professionally when the employer contacts you.
2. 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.
3. Goal Setting Steps
Setting long-term and short-term goals become our road maps to success. Therefore, it is important to carefully plan out goals.
4. Valentine's Day Gifts for Him
As Valentine’s Day approaches, you may be deciding on a gift for your boyfriend. Selecting Valentine’s day gifts that are both romantic and masculine for a college boyfriend can be difficult. Those difficulties are compounded when you must choose a gift within your budget as a student.
5. 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.
6. Cover Letters for College Students
Cover letter writing is a very important skill for students to master because they can make the difference between an employer reading your resume and the employer passing it over. A well-written cover letter may persuade the employer to consider you as a job candidate.
7. Last-Minute Mother's Day Gift Ideas for Students
College students who have forgotten to get a Mother’s Day gift often have the additional problem of having a limited amount of money to spend on gifts. This can make gift giving difficult. However, there are many ways to show your mother that you care.
8. Cover Letter Components
Many college students have a difficult time writing cover letters. This is partly because students often lack experience writing formal business letters. Therefore, it is important for students to learn the conventions of cover letter writing.
9. Benefits of Working on Campus
Having a part-time job on campus can be very beneficial for you while you are attending college. You may discover that in addition to having extra money to spend, you are even happier with your college experience and are more prepared for the future.
10. Accepted to Duke University -- Jabria Howington
"My heart seemed to be spinning out of my chest and I couldn't keep my nerves calm" is how high school senior, Jabria L. T. Howington felt when she discovered that she was admitted to her dream school, Duke University. She had wanted to attend Duke since she was 5 years old.
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