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Commuter Student Success
Being a commuter student can make it more difficult to make friends and to feel connected to your school. Therefore, it is important to take steps to form connections on campus.
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.
If you are applying for admission to a competitive college your application will include a form for your school counselor to complete. Meetings with your school counselor can help your counselor create an evaluation forms that will help you stand out from other applicants.
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.
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.
Credit for Prior Learning
There are many ways students can receive credit for learning outside of a traditional classroom. This type of credit is typically referred to as credit for prior learning or credit for life experience.
Before we can really know that we are successful in life, we must know what success means to us. We must create our own definition of what we most want out of life. This will also help us ensure we are on track to success. and let us know when we are off track.
Discussion Questions : Mistakes to Avoid
If you are enrolled in a distance learning or a blended learning course, you will probably be required to answer discussion questions, which are actually virtual discussions. To get the most out of these virtual discussions you must avoid common mistakes.
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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