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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. 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.
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. 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.
6. 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.
7. Top 5 Resume Tips
Employers often have a larger number of applicants for every opening. Therefore, it is important to do all you can to ensure your resume makes the cut.
8. Program Advice : Speech Language Pathology
Tiffany Rhodes offers career advice for students interested in the speech language pathology career field. Her advice includes researching the speech language pathology field, preparing for a graduate degree in speech language pathology, and selecting a program.
9. 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.
10. 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.
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