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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. 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.
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. Informational Interviews - Finding Professionals
If you are interested in conducting an informational interview you will need to identify a professional in your field of interest to interview. Finding a professional to interview can be a challenge for many students because they are not certain where to look for contacts.
4. 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.
5. 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.
6. 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.
7. Teacher Evaluations
Steps to getting strong teacher evaluations for college applications.
8. 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.
9. Informational Interviewing Steps
An informational interview is a meeting designed to help you learn more about a career field you find interesting. They are a great way for you to gain an insider's perspective about a career field. They also can help you gain important business contacts.
10. 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.
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