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Real Students Share Their CW Online Learning Experience

Thursday, September 19, 2019
Real Students Share Their CW Online Learning Experience

When deciding to continue your education, there are so many different options, and online college courses are a great option that offers many benefits to suit a variety of needs. The College of Westchester offers a variety of online courses. Here’s what real students have to say about the program.

What attracted you to the Online programs at The College of Westchester over traditional ground courses?

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Do You Suffer From The Sunday Scaries?

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

You know that heavy feeling of dread that settles over you on Sundays as you think about Monday and all the things you have coming up in the week ahead? Or maybe you experience it more as a sad feeling, or you start feeling overwhelmed—all totally normal and all too common. Let’s face it: we’ve been conditioned to think that Mondays are awful, and that anticipatory anxiety can have negative effects on our weekend.

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Research These Key Things Before A Job Interview

Friday, September 13, 2019

Congratulations on landing the interview! As you prepare for a meeting with your potential employer, there are some important things to take into consideration.

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The Weird Procrastination Tricks That Might Actually Work

Friday, September 6, 2019

Whether an occasional nemesis or a life-long habit, procrastination can be a frustrating thing to quit.  Even very successful people deal with it! Really. In this article for Fast Company, writer Laura Belgray shares the weird but effective tips that finally worked for her.

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Career Goals With Big Long-Term Pay-Off

Friday, August 23, 2019

Whether you’re just entering the workforce, contemplating a change or mid-pivot, setting career goals can help you be successful by giving you a road map to follow. There are different kinds of goals you can set to help you get where you want to go, and that includes a combination of short-term and long-term goals.

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Tutoring Is For Everyone: Exploring resources that can enhance your education

Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Tutoring Is For Everyone Exploring resources that can enhance your education

Tutoring is something we tend to think of as a resource to use only when you’re struggling in school. However, any student, regardless of how they’re doing class, can benefit from taking advantage of services to enhance their educational experience so they can excel.

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How To End A Cover Letter

Monday, August 19, 2019

You’ve mastered your resume, have your references secured, and you’ve crafted the perfect cover letter...and then you get to that last paragraph. If you find yourself stumbling over how best to wrap it up, take a step back and consider what your goal is in writing and sending your application and cover letter: to land an interview. 

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How to Prepare for a Last-Minute Job Interview

Wednesday, August 14, 2019
How to Prepare for a Last-Minute Job Interview

While the job search can sometimes feel like its “hurry up and wait” after submitting an application for a position, sometimes you hear back much sooner than anticipated. Not having a ton of notice an interview doesn’t mean that you can show up unprepared, though. The good news is that there’s no need to panic.

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Simple Ways To Unplug

Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Simple Ways To Unplug

If you can’t remember the last time you spent a waking hour without looking at your phone, tablet, or computer screen, chances are you could use a little help unplugging. The idea of going cold-turkey may seem overwhelming (or downright impossible), but unplugging in smaller ways to reduce your screentime to only what you need can go a long way.

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How To Get Work Done When Your Kids Are Home

Monday, July 29, 2019
How To Get Work Done When Your Kids Are Home

If you’re a parent with kids home on summer break, whether or not you work from home or are taking any classes, then you know there often needs to be some adjustment. Worried about how you’re going to still get your work done? In this article for Fast Company, author Lisa Evans interviewed parents about their productivity hacks.

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