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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. 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.
2. 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.
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. Informational Interview Questions to Ask
As a college student, you may benefit from conducting an informational interview to help you choose a career path or to learn how to be successful in your chosen career field. If you conduct an informational interview, come prepared with a well chosen list of questions to ask during the interview.
5. 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.
6. Hazing in College
Hazing practices place on many college campuses. While many people perceive hazing activities as harmless pranks, these practices are often carry great risks to the individuals being hazed and liability to the hazers.
7. Last-Minute Mother's Day Gift Ideas for Students
College students who have forgotten to get a Motherís 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. From Preschool to Grad School Book Review
In her book, "From Preschool to Grad School: Strategies for Success at Any Level of Competitive Admissions," Kim Palacios shares the secrets she has learned about being admitted to a competitive school.
9. Christmas Gifts for His Parents
If you are visiting your boyfriendís parents for Christmas, you may want to bring along a small gift but are uncertain what to gift to give. You will want to find something they will like and to stay within your student budget.
10. 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.
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