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Despite its inconsistent use by recruiters, the cover letter remains an important component of the application process. While some firms have completely stopped using cover letters for recruiting, other organizations swear by it. At its worst, the cover letter is an unorganized, generic letter that restates or summarizes what is already on the resume. At… | Read More
If you're making the leap from high school to college, or going to school later in life, health care and related insurance coverage are likely big concerns. Your parents may drop you from their plan when you turn 18. Or, if you're older, you may quit your full-time job to attend school and, therefore, lose… | Read More
There are roughly 86,000 new teachers entering the workforce each year, according to a 2006 National Education Association (NEA) report, and most of them don't have online teaching degrees, or any training whatsoever in the field of online teaching. Yet the number of students enrolled in online education is expected to nearly double in the… | Read More
If you're thinking about pursuing a degree online, you're probably excited about the many advantages that online degree programs offer: relatively low cost, a high degree of flexibility, and access to a wide range of program offerings, among others. However, you may also be worried about establishing connections in a virtual classroom. You're probably wondering:… | Read More
So you've survived the interview, and have your eye on the boss' corner office. To get there, you'll need to impress clients, co-workers, and management. Boosting your vocabulary is a great way to communicate that you're brainy and brazen enough to move up the corporate ladder. However, misuse of high-level vocabulary can make you look… | Read More
The web has made it easier than ever to do research, but citing web sources in a paper can be a major challenge. How do you cite a website if you can't determine who wrote it? What about if you aren't sure what individual or organization sponsors the site or when particular material was posted… | Read More
Improve your chances of landing a great job after graduation by reaching out to those who've shared your experiences at school: your alumni network.
How to Meet Alumni
Check out your school's alumni association homepage. This site lists upcoming events open to current students, where you can introduce yourself to alums. You should also be… | Read More
Every college student is familiar with the feeling of panic that occurs when you're an hour away from a paper deadline a few hundred (or thousand) words from the end of your paper.
If you'd asked for an extension, you wouldn't be this stressed out, but an hour ahead of time is much too late… | Read More
Choosing a major is no casual affair. Higher education encourages the growth and development of students -- personally, professionally, and academically. That all sounds great, but students want to know: Which majors get jobs? Check out our list of the five most practical college college majors.
1. Computer Science
Pro: Computers are everywhere. There is… | Read More
If you're debating whether to change schools while working toward a bachelor's degree or another program of study, one of the most important considerations is whether you can transfer credits. Transferring college or university credits to another school is a routine task for admissions offices, but to you it may seem like a confusing and… | Read More