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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. 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.
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. 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. 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.
6. 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.
7. 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.
8. Attorney Kimberly Pellini
Interview with Kimberly Pellini about her career as a lawyer for the benefit of students who are considering careers in the law. Mrs. Pellini works for the state of North Carolina as an assistant district attorney.
9. 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.
10. School Social Worker Sue Cataen-Ingram
Have you ever thought about becoming a school social worker? If so, you won't want to miss this interview with School Social Worker Sue Cataen-Ingram, MSW.
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