Archive for April, 2012

Should I Stay or Should I Go? What to Consider When Weighing Your Off-Campus Options

After several years of life in the dorms, some upperclassmen jump at the chance to find housing off campus. Living in an apartment or sharing a house with a group of friends can be very appealing and offer students a greater sense of freedom than they had when they lived on campus. With an off-campus rental, you don’t have to leave when the dorms shut down, you have a greater sense of privacy, and ...

How to Write a Resume, Part I: Four Tips for College Students and Graduates

Although resumes are essential for anyone looking for a job, they often seem like an intimidating and time-consuming undertaking. This is the first in a two-part series of articles designed to help you get beyond the blank page on your computer screen. Part II, which will focus on formatting your resume, will be posted on our blog and published in May’s newsletter. 1. Know the Resume’s Purpose: ...

Evaluating Your Choices

You've been accepted! Congratulations! However, when the sense of euphoria and relief has gone away, you have some important decisions to make. Before you start panicking or playing Russian roulette with your future, be certain to check out some of the following resources to help you make an informed decision. "What to Do When Colleges ACCEPT You" by Jeff Brenzel, the dean of undergraduate admissions ...
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