Five Reasons To Learn a Second Language Today

Five Reasons To Learn a Second Language Today
In the United States, many high schools require at least two years of foreign language study for graduation. Unfortunately, most students fulfill this requirement without actually learning enough of the language to carry on more than the most basic of conversations. While this definitely is useful and can occasionally come in handy, actually becoming fairly ...

5 Networking Tips For College Students 8

5 Networking Tips For College Students
Networking is an increasingly important skill in the Information Age, and it can often help you get a job after college. Because college students are meeting so many new people, college can be an excellent time for networking. However, a distracted student can also successfully complete all of college without building a strong network. To ...

8 Tips For An Interview-Winning Resume

8 Tips For An Interview-Winning Resume
As you finish college, and quite possibly even during college, you will need to apply for a job… and write a resume. Since your resume will be a representative of you – often to people who have never met you personally – you need to design your resume to create a good first impression and ...

8 College Essay Writing Tips 5

8 College Essay Writing Tips
At first, writing an essay can be a challenging and difficult task. However, it is an unavoidable part of college. Students who are able to write a strong, persuasive essay will do much better than students who never learn to write well. By applying the eight tips outlined below, you can do much to improve ...

20 Tips For Mastering Public Speaking 5

20 Tips For Mastering Public Speaking
Many people claim to fear public speaking more than death.  Unfortunately, most people will have to speak in public many times throughout their lives. Rather than living in fear of your next speech, use these twenty tips to master the art of persuasive speaking. #1 Watch The Experts The best way to start learning good ...

Learn To Type In Five Steps 3

Learn To Type In Five Steps
In the modern Information Age, learning to type quickly is crucial to communication and, therefore, to success in college and in the workplace. According to Bill Coplin, author of 10 Things Employers Want You To Learn In College, potential employers demand that you learn how to type. In fact, one company executive is quoted saying ...

10 Ways to Ace Your First College Paper 3

10 Ways to Ace Your First College Paper
This is a guest post by Laura Trutna, a graduate of Whitman College with a degree in English Literature and a minor in Education. Laura is a writer for Guide to Online Schools (a resource for online degrees and online colleges) and teaches at the Boys and Girls Club of Seattle. Writing your first college ...

Give Me Three Minutes And I’ll Make You A Better Communicator 5

Give Me Three Minutes And I'll Make You A Better Communicator
Communication is the key to success as a student and on the job.  If you know something important (and nearly everyone does), the ability to transfer your knowledge to someone else is inestimably useful.  However, truly excellent communicators are rare.  Very few people can concisely and quickly explain something in an interesting and engaging way.  ...

5 Reasons to Start a College Blog Today! 8

5 Reasons to Start a College Blog Today!
Writing a niche blog related to your college major can be a great way to gain experience while jump-starting your career.  For example, a student getting a degree in aviation could build his reputation tremendously by writing a useful blog about the many aspects of flying commercially.  As long as is is done well, publishing ...

Write An Email You Can Be Proud Of 6

Write An Email You Can Be Proud Of
Most college students write more at least ten emails a day. With that many messages it is easy to forget that each individual email is building or destroying your reputation. Using correct etiquette is just as important in emails as in any other communication medium. Here, I will explain ten ways to improve your email ...