Writing an Effective Resume To Create Positive Impression

Your resume is the first step that speaks about you and your ability. It contains all the basic information and helps the interviewer to have certain impression about you even before the interview.

A perfect resume can help in getting a job or to get admitted in a renowned college. It gives you the opportunity to speak for yourself.

Your resume contains the outline of your experience, skills and achievements which helps in framing certain perceptions in the mind of the interviewer so it is necessary to give the appropriate information in a suitable format.

Resumes are written differently depending on the purpose. Generally resumes are of single page as too much of information is often ignored.

Steps for writing a successful resume

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6 great online college finders or college search websites

If you’re starting to choose a college, the best place to begin looking for information is always the Internet.worth Several websites have a quality “college finder” or “college search” to help give you some ideas of where to go to school based on your preferences.

Most of these will ask similar questions about what you’d like in a college, such as your major, ideal distance from home, size of campus, sports, and so forth.

A lot of these websites are also great for providing general statistics about colleges or universities, such as male/female ratio, tuition, average age, ethnicity distribution, and so forth.

Much like the Student Search Service, a lot of the college searches are only helpful if you don’t already have a school in mind. If you’ve already narrowed it down to a few, the searches won’t be too helpful to you. However, the information that these sites provide is useful no matter who you are. Read More “6 great online college finders or college search websites”

Understanding the different types of college classes

If you’re starting off at college for the first time and you’re finally going to choose your classes, you’ll want to know that college classes are a bit different from high school classes — there are different types of college classes. What you do in each type and what you can expect from them will vary.

From my experience, there are four major types of college classes: lectures, seminars, discussions, and labs.

Lecture

This is your typical large class. Most college lectures are taught in (you guessed it) a large lecture hall by a professor. Read More “Understanding the different types of college classes”

What should parents expect from their child’s graduation day?

graduationGraduating from university is a landmark event for any student. Having invested three or more years into a course, there’s a tremendous sense of achievement for having come out the other side stronger, wiser and qualified.

For the parents of those students, it’s all about an overwhelming pride for what your son or daughter has achieved.

It can be an expensive, occasionally stressful, experience helping your child through the university experience.   However when it comes to seeing them graduate you’ll know that it’s all been worth it. Read More “What should parents expect from their child’s graduation day?”