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5 Study Abroad Tips: What NOT to Do

October 16, 2014 in International Students, Study Abroad, Travel | No comments so far


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Most students who are preparing to study abroad are sat down by some form of administration at their schools and given a list of study abroad tips — usually, what not to do.

However, some tips are impossible to learn without experiencing particular situations overseas head on. Here are a few of those study abroad tips that may not be as easily foreseen by administrations.

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The Importance of Academic Translation As You Write Your Dissertation

September 30, 2014 in Academics, International Students, Translation | No comments so far


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As you embark on the process of writing a dissertation, you should give some thought to the possible need for academic translation. Whether you are an international student or have lived in the US all your life, you might have a need for this service.

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Professional Translation Can Help You Graduate with Honors

September 22, 2014 in Academics, Translation | No comments so far


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Writing an honors thesis is hard enough without having to worry about translating the sources you use. Here are a few reasons why you should opt for human, professional translation as opposed to free online translation sites.

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3 Reasons Grammar Isn’t Important for the SAT Essay

September 18, 2014 in Academics, Applying to College, Testing | No comments so far


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Tackling the SAT and all of its individual parts can be a little bit daunting. However, our friends at Magoosh have provided us with a few reasons as to why you may not need to sweat the small stuff on the SAT essay portion as much as you may think.

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Incoming Freshman To-Do List

September 17, 2014 in Campus Correspondents, Starting College | No comments so far


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Starting college for the first time is always a lot easier when you’ve begun preparing beforehand. Here are some tips for buying your books, finding your classes and more!

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How to Choose the Best Font for Your Resume

September 8, 2014 in Jobs | No comments so far


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You may know what content you should include in your resume and what content you should leave out. But what about the format of the resume itself? Here are some tips on choosing the best resume font.

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5 Resume Tips for Individuals Returning to Work

September 4, 2014 in Jobs | No comments so far


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Returning to the work after focusing your attentions elsewhere can really take a toll on your time and your emotions. But starting all over again doesn’t have to be too difficult of a process. Here are some tips that will ease you back into the workforce.

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Five Things You Learn After Graduating From College

August 20, 2014 in Academics, Blog, College Classes, Graduation, Student Life | No comments so far


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Where you go to college and what you do once you get there are two heavily emphasized topics that follow us throughout our young lives. But what happens after all is said and done?

Here are a few life changes that come with graduating from college, and some ways to cope with them.

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Which Resume Format Is Right for You?

August 12, 2014 in Jobs | No comments so far


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The kind of resume format that you should use when applying for jobs varies depending upon your experience and your target field.

It’s important to carefully consider these factors when crafting a resume that will please potential employers.

Here are some tips on choosing the right resume format for you!

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