ARCHIVE ‘College’ CATEGORY

July 21, 2014

Is Community College Right for You?

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For the past 7 years, I have been giving presentations about community colleges to prospective students. During this time, I have heard many people say that community colleges are not for them, only to be surprised that they are a great fit! I’ve found that many stereotypes of community colleges exist (I held many myself […]

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July 14, 2014

What is an A.A. Degree?

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I have been working in the college environment ever since I graduated myself but I haven’t always been an academic advisor. I have learned, over the past several years, that educational planning isn’t as easy as it looks and it helps to seek guidance in setting your path. Is the A.A. (Associate of Arts) Degree […]

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June 30, 2014

Great Job Search Resources at Your Local Library

There is nothing like the sweet relief that comes at end of the semester. But wait … there is also the looming job search. And sometimes job searching can seem like more of a momentous task than taking a test or writing a paper. Your local public or college library can help make your job […]

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June 23, 2014

Need to Write Your Resume? Don’t Freak Out!

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When I meet with students who need help crafting a resume, they often express frustration, bewilderment, and fear. Not knowing where to begin, they start with Googling “resume” and are bombarded with too many templates and conflicting or outdated advice. The good news is that there really are just a few basic rules to follow […]

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