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1. Note Taking Using the STAR Method
The STAR note taking method is a simple and effective method to help students get the most out of lectures and prepare for tests. Taking effective notes during class is an important skill for college students to master because many college classes are presented in a lecture format.

2. 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.

3. 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.

4. 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.

5. 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.

6. College Admission Models
There are many different models that colleges use as a guide for their admissions policies and deadlines. Because of this variation, the process of college admissions can be very confusing for students who do not understand the different models.

7. 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).

8. 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.

9. How to Stay Motivated in the Summer Session
Does it feel like everyone else is having fun while you are trudging to your summer class and while sitting in your room studying? The summer session can be a difficult time of the year to stay motivated. Using motivation strategies can help you stay energized during the summer session.

10. 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.



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