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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. 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.
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. 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.
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. Frugal Father's Day Gift Ideas for Students
College students often have a difficult time finding a gift for Fatherís Day that fits their budget. However, finding frugal Fatherís Day gifts might not be as difficult as it seems. The key is to be thoughtful when selecting a gift.
7. General Education
General education courses are designed to give students a broad foundation of knowledge. Because many colleges require these courses, it is important to understand the nature and purpose of this requirement.
8. 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.
9. Researching Work-at-Home Opportunities
A growing number of students are looking for ways to earn an income from their homes. While there are legitimate work-at-home jobs, many advertised opportunities are scams. Students who want to work from home must do careful research to avoid being scammed.
10. 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.
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