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Tips for a Successful Job Intervew

By the time you are asked to come in for an interview, you are already labeled as “hirable." At this point employers are just looking to see if you are a right fit for the company. They have already been through your resume, cover letter, and any initial meetings. If your interview goes well enough . . .

How to Write a Resume

Resumes should always be handy and updated. Many people have made a resume before, but not many always update them. Your Resume will be your main tool in landing an interview. Your resume will also be your future employer’s first test to see if you are qualified for the job. | | Most Important things to . . .

Tips for Writing an Effective Cover Letter

Cover Letters should be looked a low risk, high reward endeavor. Technically, cover letters aren’t as important as your resumes or your interviews. However, your cover letter does have the power to help you stand out from the rest. Since your cover letter holds a different weight than your resume, do not see it . . .

Tools for Students with Hearing Impairments

Colleges and universities today generally have assistive technology centers where hearing-impaired learners may find the necessary equipment and resources to aid them in their college career. This is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Rehabilitation Act which require college campuses offer learning facilities accessible to all students, regardless of . . .

Mental Health Resources

One of the greatest things things about living in 2016 is that Mental Health is no longer taboo to talk about. The stigma of going to therapy or admitting to having anxiety is no longer a scarlet letter. This does not mean dealing with mental health is easy, but there are resources that were not . . .

Optimize Your Dorm Life

There may not be a more nerve racking experience than awaiting your dorm room situation.  Anticipating who your roommate will be, where you will live, and whether or not the cafeteria will serve good food will cause you to lose some sleep. Unfortunately, those things are outcomes you have little or no control over. However . . .

Resources for International Students

If you are an international student, you are probably already familiar with your International student office on your campus.  Your counselors there will get you acclimated with everything from your class schedules to fellow international students. However, there are some easy tips and campus resources you should know about when arriving on campus.  | | The writing . . .

Should I Go Greek?

There are many things to consider when deciding to go Greek or not. Hollywood has created an image about greek life that makes you think going Greek is all about parties and having a good time. While joining a sorority or fraternity will have it’s fun, there are many other benefits in going Greek . . .

Preparing Your Child for College

Helping your child prepare for college can be extremely emotional and stressful. There aren’t many ways to help ease the sadness around your child potentially leaving home, but there are many ways to help make this process as smooth as possible. Preparing too early or too late could change the landscape of your child . . .

Finding a Job While in College

From books to football games, a little extra cash will help you a sustain your college career. The reality is that working through college has become increasingly difficult as the demands of being a student increases. Approximately 78% of college students work an average of 30 hours a week while enrolled in school. An amazing . . .