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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. 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.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. 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.
6. College Packing List
It can be difficult to know what to pack before heading to college. You will not want to leave behind anything essential. However, rooms in residence halls are very small, so you will also not want to take too much.
7. 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.
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. Work Study
Work-study programs offer students money for college and an opportunity to gain valuable work experience.
10. Building Self-Esteem
Self-esteem is important for daily functioning. Having strong self-esteem can help you enjoy your life and be healthier. However, if you have low self-esteem, it can cause you to be less happy and experience many mental and physical health problems.
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